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Council Approves Naming Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library


On Tuesday, February 9, the Long Beach City Council approved naming the new North Neighborhood Library as the “Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library.” The motion was approved by a majority vote of 6 to 0. Councilmember Rex Richardson spearheaded the movement to name the library after the First Lady.

Councilmember Richardson to Request Council Name New North Library the “Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library”

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson On Tuesday, December 22, 2015, Councilmember Rex Richardson will ask his city council colleagues to consider naming North Long Beach’s new library after First Lady Michelle Obama.

Councilmember Richardson Sponsors “Let It Snow at the North Pole” at Houghton Park


Santa Claus is coming to Uptown! All are invited to celebrate the holiday season and see Houghton Park transformed into the North Pole. Cookies will be served, toys will be given away to good boys and girls, and yes, there will be snow and Santa Claus.

Public Invited to Groundbreaking Ceremony for DeForest Park Wetlands Restoration Project


The public is invited to join Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmembers Al Austin II and Rex Richardson, and the Departments of Parks, Recreation and Marine, and Public Works at a groundbreaking ceremony for the DeForest Park Wetlands Restoration Project on Tuesday, December 1 at 10:00 am at the south end of DeForest Park, 6255 DeForest Avenue.

New Business District Manager Sought For Uptown Property & Community Association


The Board of Directors for the Uptown Property & Communication Association recently accepted the resignation of Executive Director, Sean Duren, who has served the organization for the last year and a half. “I have had the great privilege to oversee many exciting developments in Uptown and the Uptown business district organization,” said Duren, “and now the board and I agree that a new business district manager would best serve the organization, our stakeholders and the community.” 

Public Invited to Grand Opening of Houghton Park Fitness Zone


The public is invited to join Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmember Rex Richardson and the Departments of Parks, Recreation and Marine, Public Works, and Health and Human Services in celebrating the grand opening of the Houghton Park Fitness Zone on Tuesday, November 24 at 9:00 am.

Ryan Smolar Selected New Creative Community Consultant For Uptown Property-Based Improvement District

Ryan Smolar

Ryan Smolar The North Long Beach Uptown property-based improvement district, epi-centered at Artesia and Atlantic, is hiring a creative community consultant to help expand the area’s renaissance.

Public Invited to 4th Annual Uptown Latin Jazz and Blues Festival


Councilmember Rex Richardson invites the public to the 4th Annual Uptown Latin Jazz and Blues Festival in the 9th District of Long Beach at Houghton Park on Saturday, August 22nd, to enjoy music, food, vendor booths, a Kids Zone, and more.

Former RDA Gets Offers on 12 North LB Properties


All twelve “for sale” properties in the Eighth District that were owned by the City’s former Redevelopment Agency have received offers from prospective buyers that will be considered by the Long Beach Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency at its July 21st meeting.

City Launches Healthy Go Uptown App at Beach Streets This Weekend


At Beach Streets Uptown this Saturday, June 6, the City of Long Beach will launch a new mobile app, Go Uptown, to help people explore all the concerts, festivals, restaurant specials, Zumba classes, art activities, and more during the inaugural Open Street event.

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