Long Beach Earthquake

Seawall Replacement to Begin in Naples This Week

Naples Long Beach - canal seawalls will be repaired. The CIty of Long Beach to begin repair of the Naples seawalls this week. The City of Long Beach will begin constructing new seawalls this week along one portion of the Rivo Alto Canal in Naples Island. The section stretches from the Ravenna Bridge to the eastern portion of The Toledo Bridge, about 1,900 linear feet between the north and south sides.

Deputy City Manager Reggie Harrison Selected Director of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications

Department of Disaster Preparedness Deputy City Manager Reggie Harrison City Manager Pat West announced today that Deputy City Manager Reggie Harrison has been promoted to Director of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications. Mr. Harrison will become the first permanent director of the new department responsible for disaster preparedness, Homeland Security grant coordination, and the consolidation and oversight of the City’s Emergency Communications functions.

LB Joins California in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Great California Shakeout Long Beach residents and businesses will participate in the 2014 Great Shakeout today. The City of Long Beach is encouraging all residents, businesses, schools and visitors to join our neighbors around the state and participate in the annual “Great California ShakeOut” earthquake drill on Thursday, Oct.

Kelp Watch 2014 Evaluates the Extent of Contamination from Fukushima Disaster to West Coast Waters’ (VIDEO)

Courtesy of Cal State Long Beach Courtesy of Cal State Long Beach On a cool, partly cloudy March afternoon, Dan Crear and Connor White headed out beyond the break wall in one of California State University, Long Beach’s boats to fish out some 25 pounds of kelp from the Pacific Ocean.

City Issues Winter Storm Prep Tips

rain-clouds Cooler temperatures, fog, wind, and rain are here. Significant amounts of rain are expected by Friday and Saturday in Long Beach, and more in the foothill areas of Southern California. Thunderstorms are possible.

Duck, Cover and Prepare in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

great-cali-shake-out Long Beach residents and businesses will participate in the 2013 Great Shakeout October 17. If an earthquake took place tomorrow, would you know what to do? Join millions of Californians in the Great California ShakeOut at 10:17 a.m.

City Encourages Residents to Know The Facts About Earthquakes

building-earthquake There are many myths and misunderstanding about earthquakes. As you prepare your family disaster response plan you should base your actions on facts, not myths. Here are 10 frequently repeated myths about earthquakes, and correct information provided by earthquake experts in responses to those myths.

Be Prepared With a Home Emergency Supplies Kit

bag-luggage-suitcase In planning for emergencies, it is important for every household and each individual to consider what they will need and assemble their Emergency Supply Kits.

Be Prepared For A Disaster by Planning Ahead

be-prepared-disaster-kit Disasters can strike quickly and without warning. They can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or confine you to your home.  Imagine yourself and your family after a major earthquake: stranded, no food, no water, no phone, and no plan.  

Councilmember James Johnson to Host Public Safety Summit, Wednesday, May 29

community-meeting Residents are invited to join 7th District Councilmember James Johnson, the Long Beach Police Department and the Long Beach Fire Department for a Public Safety Summit, Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Silverado Park. Guest Speakers for the event are: Fire Chief Mike DuRee Police Chief Jim McDonnell Last year, violent crime was the lowest in 40 years and we exceeded national fire response standards.  

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