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Activate Uptown Block Party Sure to Provide Fun For All

activate-uptown Uptown will be hopping on Saturday, October 1, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, for Activate Uptown, a free, open-streets block party along Artesia Boulevard between Atlantic and Orange Avenues, with live music, activities, food, crafts, giveaways and more.

City Council Approves Sale of North Village Properties to LAB Holding, LLC

city-of-long-beach At the August 16th City Council meeting, the City Council approved the purchase and sale agreement of 30 parcels near the new Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library by LAB Holding, LLC (The LAB)  for $6,943,200.  The locations are part of past Redevelopment Agency lots now owned by the City through the Long Beach Successor Agency Long Range Property Management Plan.

City Council Approves Purchase of Property at Artesia Blvd. and Atlantic Ave.

city-of-long-beach At the August 2nd City Council meeting, the City Council approved the purchase of property at Artesia Blvd. and Atlantic Ave. by Frontier Real Estate Investments, LLC for $2,100,000. The location is one of several past Redevelopment Agency parcels now owned by the City through the Long Beach Successor Agency Long Range Property Management Plan.

Councilmember Richardson invites residents to the 2016 Participatory Budgeting Vote Launch and Project Expo

participatory-budgeting-vot Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson invites residents and stakeholders to attend the 2016 Participatory Budgeting Vote Launch and Project Expo on May 7, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event will serve as the kick-off to District 9’s second annual Participatory Budgeting (PB) initiative where residents choose how $250,000 of discretionary funds is spent on community projects to help continue the Uptown Renaissance.

Councilmember Rex Richardson Launches “Read with Rex” Challenge During “Read Across America Day” Celebration

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson Councilmember Rex Richardson officially launched the “Read with Rex” challenge today during the “Read Across America Day” celebration at Colin L. Powell Academy for Success in North Long Beach. The “Read with Rex” challenge asks the community to pledge to check out and read 10,000 books or other educational media items within the first 100 days of the opening of the new Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library this summer.

Councilmember Rex Richardson’s Creative Corridor Challenge Begins With Project at Golden State Humane Society

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson 9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson North Long Beach residents will soon see a mural and landscaping improvements at the Golden State Humane Society. The beautification effort is the first project of Long Beach 9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson’s “Creative Corridor Challenge,” a civic engagement initiative to unite artists, residents, and stakeholders to identify and collaborate on projects that will beautify North Long Beach’s corridors.

Tasha W. Hunter Named New Business District Manager of Uptown Property and Community Association

Tasha W. Hunter Tasha W. Hunter Uptown Property and Community Association has a new leader at the helm. Tasha W. Hunter, Uptown’s new Business District Manager, will manage operations to rehabilitate properties, maintain clean and safe programs, support local businesses, and partner with North Long Beach residents on community projects.

The Official City of Long Beach Black History Month Celebration

black-history-month-celebra Join Mayor Robert Garcia, along with Councilmembers Dee Andrews, Al Austin II and Rex Richardson at the official City of Long Beach Black History Month Celebration February 2, 2016.

Councilmember Richardson to Request Council Name New North Library the “Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library”

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson 9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson On Tuesday, December 22, 2015, Councilmember Rex Richardson will ask his city council colleagues to consider naming North Long Beach’s new library after First Lady Michelle Obama.

Councilmember Richardson Sponsors “Let It Snow at the North Pole” at Houghton Park

uptown-north-pole-2015 Santa Claus is coming to Uptown! All are invited to celebrate the holiday season and see Houghton Park transformed into the North Pole. Cookies will be served, toys will be given away to good boys and girls, and yes, there will be snow and Santa Claus.

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