Long Beach holiday season

LBPD Provides Safety Tips For The Holiday Season

Long Beach Police Department Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach With holiday shopping kicking off this week, the Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone to report suspicious activity immediately by calling 9-1-1, and to practice the following safety tips, which may prevent them from becoming a victim:

Public Invited to Kick Off Holiday Season at Tree Lighting Event

christmas-tree Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia will officially “light-up” Long Beach’s tallest Christmas tree today, Monday, December 7, 2015 on the Terrace Plaza at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802.

Tips to Protect Yourself From Fraud During The Holiday Season

wallet-credit-cards The Long Beach Police Department would like to remind consumers to take precautions and not become a fraud statistic this holiday season. During this time of the year, credit and debit cards are certain to be one of the most commonly used forms of payment.

St. Anthony High School Students and Parents Serve More Than 600 Thanksgiving Meals to Homeless and Needy Families

st-anthonys-thanksgiving On Sunday, November 23rd, more than 200 Saint Anthony High School volunteer students and their parents joined together to serve more than 600 meals to homeless and less fortunate families in the courtyard of St. Anthony High School in downtown Long Beach.

Preventing Package Thefts in Your Neighborhood

package As the holiday season approaches, Long Beach Police Department would like to encourage residents to use precautionary measures when anticipating delivery of mail-ordered or cyber-ordered items. Several Long Beach residents throughout the city have reported packages stolen from their front porches.

Miller Children’s Patients Surprised By a Visit From Santa and LBFD

Santa looks on as a Miller Children’s patient colors for holiday arts and crafts in the Hematology/Oncology playroom. A Miller Children’s patient receives a surprise greeting from Santa and the LBFD firefighters while strolling the halls of the Hematology/Oncology unit. More than 50 firefighters from the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) joined Santa and Mrs.

Injury Collisions Down 10%, Police Urge Caution Through the Holidays

Field Support Division Commander Michael Beckman, accompanied by Traffic Enforcement Section Lt. Kristopher Klein, stressing the importance of roadway safety, especially during the busy holiday season. LBPD Field Support Division Commander Michael Beckman, accompanied by Traffic Enforcement Section Lt. Kristopher Klein, stressing the importance of roadway safety, especially during the busy holiday season. With the holiday season in full swing, the Long Beach Police Department is encouraging everyone to be cautious on the roadways, follow all traffic laws, and always pay attention whether you’re a motorist, a bicyclist, or a pedestrian.

Assemblymember Lowenthal to Host Holiday Open House, December 18

Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal Dear Friend: Please join me and my staff for a Holiday Open House on December 18th from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at my District Office in Long Beach.  Drop in and catch up on the latest news in the 70th Assembly District, learn what’s on tap for 2014 in Sacramento, and get connected to state and community resources!

Family Upholds 10-Year Tradition of Giving at Miller Children’s Hospital

miller-childrens-hosp During the holiday season, families honor and remember their loved ones through a variety of traditions. John Hinton has made it his mission to honor his late grandson, Tyler Garcia, by giving back to the hospital that brought him to remission after being diagnosed with brain cancer.

Downtown Residential Council To Announce New Board at Holiday Mixer

downtown-residential-counci The Downtown Residential Council (DRC) will hold a holiday mixer, its final quarterly forum for 2013, at The Federal Bar, 102 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, on Monday, December 16 at 7:00pm. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the new speakeasy vault event space located at the lower level of the restaurant.

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