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Improvements Underway Along Shoreline Drive, Will Provide Better Beach Access

street-repair-900x600 The City has begun work to improve Shoreline Drive from Ocean Boulevard to Linden Avenue, which will improve traffic circulation and help facilitate ADA access to the beach.

Bixby Park adds Saturday Farmers Market

Farmers Market Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal announced yesterday that Local Harvest is adding Saturdays to their already successful Tuesday night farmers market at Bixby Park. The Bixby Park Farmers Market will operate from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm every Saturday, starting on the first day of spring – March 21.

Councilmember Lowenthal to Host 4th & 7th Street Visioning Workshops

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Councilmember Suja Lowenthal Councilmember Suja Lowenthal is funding an urban design architect to help stakeholders living and working along 4th & 7th Streets craft a visioning plan for both corridors. The goal is to enhance their status as community serving business corridors while making them safer and more pedestrian friendly.

Volunteers needed for East 7th Street Corridor Community Clean Up

9th district spring cleaning Volunteers are needed for a Community Clean Up hosted by Councilmember Suja Lowenthal on Saturday, March 22 from 9:00am to 12:00pm along the East Seventh Street corridor. Activities will include mulching 125 newly planted trees, litter pick up, chalk stenciling with youth at transit stops, small business meet & greet teams and Go Long Beach reporting crews.

East 7th Street Collaboration to Host Re-envisioning of E. 7th Street Community Event

7th-street-collaboration East 7th Street Collaboration will host the Re-envisioning of E. 7th Street Event with music, mini sidewalk cafes and selected artistic visions of the future of this important street 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th.

7th Street Tree Planting Helps to Revitalize Historic Corridor

sujalowenthal-7thstreet-tre Councilmember Suja Lowenthal (center) with volunteers and leaders from the Rose Park Neighborhood Association, East 7th Street Collaboration, Craftsman Village Historic District and North Alamitos Beach Association. On Saturday, Councilmember Suja Lowenthal planted one of fifteen trees to mark the end of a busy week with 88 new trees being placed in empty tree wells all along East 7th Street from Alamitos to Junipero Avenue.

Celebrate 7th Street Corridor Improvements with a Tree Planting this Weekend

7th Street Corridor tree planting Volunteers are needed for a community tree planting along the Seventh Street corridor in Rose Park this weekend. Second District Councilmember Suja Lowenthal, residents and volunteers from Rose Park Neighborhood Association, East Seventh Street Collaboration, Craftsman Village Historic District and North Alamitos Beach Association will also celebrate recent and ongoing improvements contributing to the revitalization of the historic corridor prior to planting trees.

Councilmember Lowenthal Hosts Coffee and Conversation, October 20

Suja-Lowenthal-th Councilmember Suja Lowenthal Councilmember Suja Lowenthal invites Second District residents to a special coffee tasting and conversation about neighborhood issues at Lord Windsor Roasters on Saturday, October 20, 2012.

Councilmember Suja Lowenthal to Host Second District Budget Forums

Suja-Lowenthal-th Councilmember Suja Lowenthal With the recent release of budget proposals from the Mayor and City Manager, the City Council will be considering significant changes to the structure of your local government leading up to adoption in mid-September.

Explore Long Beach History With Historians From The East 7th Street History Project

East 7th Street History Project Are you interested in the history of your neighborhood? Well, if you live in the neighborhoods along the east end of 7th Street then you’re in for a treat. Curious residents will have the opportunity to learn about these neighborhoods, how they developed and the new website devoted to this part of local history at a free seminar this Saturday.

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