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Grand Opening of Ramona Park Apartments Celebrated

ramonaseniors The City of Long Beach today celebrated the grand opening of Ramona Park Apartments, a two-story, 61-unit rental complex that will provide affordable, quality housing for low- and very low-income seniors. Together with The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC), Palm Communities, and Western Community Housing, the City is proud to open the doors to this warm and contemporary senior living community.

LBCC Breaks Ground on New Student Services Building at Pacific Coast Campus

Long Beach City College Student Services Building Building GG Will House an All New Student Services Center. Artist rendering from Long Beach City College, Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced the start of construction on a new $23.4 million, 31,698 square foot, Student Services building at its Pacific Coast Campus (PCC) located at 1305 East Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, 90806.

Join Mayor Foster and Councilmember Neal at the Grand Opening and Dedication of New Fire Station 12

LBFD responds to fire. Long Beach Fire Department responded to two separate fires at Belmont Heights apartment buildings. On Tuesday, September 24th at 10:30, Mayor Bob Foster, Councilmember Steven Neal, Long Beach Development Services, and the Long Beach Fire Department will host the Grand Opening and Dedication of newly constructed Fire Station 12.

Renewable Energy, Green Jobs & Healthy Foods, Highlight Southern CA Green Economic Council June Speakers Series

green-economic-council On Wednesday, June 26, local residents will be treated to an up close look at several organizations that are lighting up the Long Beach landscape with renewable energy, green jobs & healthy foods. The Southern CA Green Economic Council is proud to present GRID Alternatives, a non-profit organization helping low-income families reduce their energy bills by more than half, cut carbon emissions with a clean energy source, and, provide hands-on training experiences for future solar installers in the process.

Groundbreaking Marks a New Start for Ramona Park Senior Apartments

ramonaseniors Despite funding delays that put new many redevelopment projects on hold statewide, Tuesday’s groundbreaking is a sign that affordable housing is a priority in Long Beach. The development of Ramona Park Senior Apartments at 3290 East Artesia Boulevard in North Long Beach will take shape to help meet the demand for affordable housing options for seniors.

The Palace: Renovated Apartment Building Offers New Hope for Emancipated Foster Kids

The Palace apartments for emancipated foster kids The Palace has 13 studio apartments, common areas and ground-level retail space. Life just got better for 13 former foster youth.  Today, Mayor Bob Foster, Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell, 4th District, The Long Beach Housing Development Company (LBHDC), LINC Housing, and United Friends of the Children (UFC) celebrated the grand opening of The Palace, a renovated building that includes 13 apartments for young adults who have aged out of the foster care system.

CSULB Student Recreation and Wellness Center Awarded University’s First-Ever LEED Designation

csulb-student-rec-center2 In a first for the university, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has been awarded a LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first-ever LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, designation given to a building at the university.

City of Long Beach Names Aquarium of the Pacific a Certified Green Business

Solar panels on the roof of the Watershed Exhibit are just one of the reason the Aquarium of the Pacific was named a Green Business by the Office of Sustainability. After a thorough application and auditing process, the City of Long Beach Office of Sustainability has named the Aquarium of the Pacific in its Green Business Recognition Program.

Senate Hopeful Lieu Receives Endorsement of California League of Conservation Voters

ted lieu california senate Assemblymember Ted Lieu makes his candidacy for the District 28 Senate seat official. “Today, the California League of Conservation Voters is proud to endorse the Ted Lieu for the 28th Senate District,” said CLCV CEO Warner Chabot.

Free Workshop is Last Chance to Learn About 2011 Building Code Changes

calgreen building construction codes California’s Building Standards Code will change in 2011, and all development project and permit applications that are submitted to the City of Long Beach on or after January 1, 2011 must comply with the updated code.

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