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Centro CHA, Mayor Garcia and Councilperson Gonzalez Host Panel Discussion on Latino Urbanism

latin-urbanism Centro CHA, Mayor Robert Garcia and First District Councilperson Lena Gonzalez are sponsoring an important lecture and panel discussion, Latino Urbanism: Defining a Model for Economic and Cultural Development on Thursday, October 13, 2016, 4:30-7 PM at the Museum of Latin American Art.

City Activates New Traffic Signal at Pacific Avenue and 14th Street

traffic-light2   The City of Long Beach activated a new traffic signal, as well as LED street lights, at the intersection of Pacific Avenue and 14th Street. New pedestrian sidewalks, way-finding signage and sharrows are also being added in the area.

Public Invited to Fitness Zone Grand Opening at Cesar E. Chavez Park

jump-rope The public is invited to attend a Grand Opening Celebration for the Cesar E. Chavez Park Fitness Zone and Loop, located at 401 Golden Avenue on Saturday, April 2, at 8:30 am.

Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez to Unveil Transformed La Reina Way

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez will unveil the transformation of La Reina Way near Chestnut Avenue on Saturday, February 6, at 9:00 am. La Reina Way is one of many “Courts and Ways” in the Willmore City neighborhood.

De-Coupling Done; 6th and 7th Streets to Allow Two-Way Traffic Beginning Sunday

street-repair Beginning November 22 at 7:00 am, 6th and 7th Streets will allow two-way traffic in the area between Alamitos and Atlantic Avenues, as the City of Long Beach reaches a milestone in the process to improve a dangerous intersection and build a new park in Downtown Long Beach.

Councilwoman Gonzalez Invites Community to 2nd Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez invites the Long Beach community to attend the 2nd Annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration in the First District on Pine Avenue on Saturday, November 7th from 5-10 PM.

Council Approves First Source Hiring Pilot Program

hired After passing a historic city-wide project labor agreement in April of this year, Long Beach will continue to support its residents as the City Council voted on Tuesday night’s meeting to implement a First Source Agreement (FSA) Pilot Program, called Long Beach First.

Neighborhood Leadership Program Celebrates 22nd Class of Graduates

graduation-cap-900x600 The City of Long Beach on Saturday celebrated the graduation of the Neighborhood Leadership Program class of 2015, a group of 32 grassroots residents who have been empowered to become better leaders and foster positive change throughout Long Beach neighborhoods.

Councilmembers to Propose Study on Minimum Wage & Business Incentives

us-dollars Citing the ongoing national conversation about minimum wage policies, and the recent adoption of a local minimum wage by both the City and County of Los Angeles, Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal has authored a proposal, cosponsored by Councilmembers Lena Gonzalez, Dee Andrews, and Rex Richardson, that the Council initiate a study of the potential impact of local wage increases on Long Beach, and how the City might respond, as well possible incentives and or fee reductions to businesses and non-profits.

Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Hosting Job Fair June 24

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez and Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network will host a job fair to connect residents with local employers looking to hire. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 9:00 am at the Long Beach Convention Center – Seaside Ballroom, 300 Ocean Boulevard; enter through Seaside Way.

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