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City Launches Healthy Go Uptown App at Beach Streets This Weekend

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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.

This Weekends Beach Streets Fun Begins at First Fridays

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Join us for a weekend celebration of all things non-motorized starting with First Fridays Beach Streets Kick-Off on June 5! Ride, walk, skate, or unicycle to Atlantic Avenue for a night of art, music, and community. And don’t forget to come back the following day, June 6, for more pedestrian friendly activities at Beach Streets!

“Beach Streets” Gets Residents Rolling, Walking, Moving Uptown

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Two large community festivals, concerts, skate and BMX expos, art exhibits, petting zoos and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Uptown” Open Street event on Saturday, June 6.

Councilmember Richardson Invites Residents To Join The 9th District Spring Cleaning Challenge

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9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson Councilmember Rex Richardson invites residents and students to participate in the “3rd Annual 9th District Spring Cleaning Challenge” throughout the month of April.

Councilmember Rex Richardson Announces Uptown PB Results; Projects include Digital Marquee, Solar Powered Lights, Security Cameras

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9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson On the evening of March 27th, after a weeklong public vote, Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson announced the results from the historic Empower Uptown Participatory Budgeting (PB) process.

“Beach Streets Uptown” Opens Atlantic Ave for Day of Cycling, Socializing, June 6

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On Saturday, June 6, 2015, Atlantic Avenue will be transformed for an Open Street event called “Beach Streets Uptown.” The event will open up Atlantic Avenue for walking, bicycling, and socializing, by temporarily closing the street to vehicle traffic from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

District 9 Participatory Budgeting Enters Final Phase; Residents Vote on Projects Next Week

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On Saturday, March 21st, Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson will host the Vote Launch and Project Expo of the Empower Uptown Participatory Budgeting process, the first of its kind in Southern California. The City of Long Beach now joins Chicago, New York City, Vallejo and others on the forefront of participatory budgeting in the United States.

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

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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.

North Neighborhood Library Groundbreaking Ceremony Set For Saturday, October 25

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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.

Councilmember Richardson and LBUSD Board Member Kerr Join to Establish North Long Beach “Whole Village” Initiative

Long Beach 9th District City Councilmember Rex Richardson and LBUSD Board Member Megan Kerr

Long Beach 9th District City Councilmember Rex Richardson and LBUSD Board Member Megan Kerr On October 14th, Long Beach 9th District City Councilmember Rex Richardson and Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) Board Member Megan Kerr announced a collaboration establishing the North Long Beach “Whole Village” Initiative.

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