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Eighth District Businesses Collecting Toys for Local Families


Councilmember Al Austin is partnering with more than 20 local businesses in the Eighth District to collect toys for local families during the holiday season. “I am very pleased to be partnering with local businesses for our third annual holiday toy drive,” Councilmember Austin said.

Community Groups and Organizations To Begin Night Walks In North Long Beach

North Long Beach Community Assembly

North Long Beach churches, businesses, community groups and neighbors will join the Long Beach Ministers Alliance Tuesday night for weekly Night Walks in an effort to curb crime in neighborhoods and build community strength.

Councilmember Austin Hosts Community Meeting on Vision For Market Street Corridor


Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin and the Long Beach Office of Sustainability will host a community meeting featuring experts from non-profit Global Green USA to discuss a future vision for the Market Street corridor and surrounding community.

North Neighborhood Library Groundbreaking Ceremony Set For Saturday, October 25


Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmembers Rex Richardson and Al Austin and the Department of Library Services invite the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new North Neighborhood Library, at 10 am on Saturday, October 25, at 5870 Atlantic Ave., in Long Beach.

More Than 1,000 Kids to Receive Backpacks and School Supplies, Saturday

National Make A Difference Day

Councilmember Al Austin and the Andy Street Community Association are joining together to help more than 1,000 kids get ready for the start of school. On Saturday, schoolchildren are scheduled to receive backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as free haircuts, health screenings and free food at the “Back to School Summer Blast.” During the event, there will also be an opportunity for community members to provide input on what they would like Phase II of Davenport Park to look like.

Councilmember Al Austin to Host Community Budget Meeting

8th District Councilmember Al Austin

8th District Councilmember Al Austin Councilmember Al Austin invites the public to join him for a community budget meeting to discuss the Long Beach budget for the 2014-15 Fiscal Year. The meeting will take place on Thursday, August 14 at 6:30 PM at the Eastman Boys and Girls Club, located at 700 E.

Councilmember Austin Invites Community to July’s Second Sunday

Shy But Flyy, a spoken word performer and musician on stage at June’s Second Sundays.

Shy But Flyy, a spoken word performer and musician on stage at June’s Second Sundays. Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin invites the community to join him for July’s Second Sunday event in Virginia Village. Second Sundays will take place from 3 p.m.

Councilmember Neal Invites Residents to North Long Beach Leadership Training


Want to See Change in Your Community? Be part of that change! The North Long Beach Resident Leadership Training will prepare you with tools you need to be the voice for your community.

Community Invited to Eighth District’s Annual “E-Waste Drive and Shred Fest”


Councilmember Al Austin and the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association will jointly host the Eighth District’s annual “E-Waste Drive and Shred Fest” this Saturday, March 22.

Long Beach P.E.A.C.E. Basketball League Tips Off Today


Councilmember Al Austin will be speaking and participating in the tip off ceremony to kick off the first game of the P.E.A.C.E. (“Positive Energy Activates Constant Elevation”) Basketball League. The league is co-sponsored by Councilmember Austin and Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine.

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