Long Beach veterans
Mayor Robert Garcia today presented on the City of Long Beach’s work to end Veterans Homelessness, at the White House’s Veterans Homelessness Summit, where the City of Long was recognized for its outstanding efforts. Since December 2015, every Veteran who has experienced homelessness in Long Beach is offered a path to permanent housing.
Roxana Gomez holds her son during the dedication ceremony for her new house, surrounding by officials from the City of Long Beach, The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC), and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA).
Veteran’s Day is a time to honor our US military service personnel, and it’s also an opportunity to assert our commitment to ensure Veterans are fully integrated into our communities once they return to civilian life.
Jim Stangeland, one of Long Beach City College’s all-time greatest coaches as well as one of the best to come out of the city of Long Beach, passed away on Saturday (Oct. 25) in Huntington Beach at the age of 92. Stangeland is a member of the LBCC Hall of Champions, Long Beach State Hall of Fame, Long Beach Century Club Hall of Fame, and the California Community College Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received its largest award ever — $22.7 million over five years — from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish an innovative research program that prepares underrepresented students for doctoral programs.
Keynote speaker Phil Cooke with former Long Beach Mayor Beverly O’Neill
Business, nonprofit, educational, church, government and community leaders gathered at the Renaissance Thursday to celebrate community and to pray for those serving and working in Long Beach.
On Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 3pm to 5pm there will be the 2nd Annual Free Concert in Signal Hill Park on the Corner of Cherry Ave and Hill St, 90755. The concert is planned to honor Signal Hill and Long Beach Veterans and their families.
Long Beach Rescue Mission hosts the 32nd annual Long Beach Leadership Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, September 18 at the Renaissance Hotel on Ocean Boulevard. The purpose of the event is to unite community leaders throughout the city of Long Beach to pray together and receive God’s help, encouragement and blessings as they serve to strengthen the community.
Long Beach City College football head coach Brett Peabody has announced that 17 former Vikings will be transferring to four-year institutions to continue their academic and athletic careers this fall.
“We are incredibly proud of these young men,” said Peabody.
The Queen Mary 4th of July Firework display.
With the 4th of July holiday rapidly approaching, the City of Long Beach is reminding people that all fireworks are illegal and dangerous, and encouraging people to attend a professional fireworks show, which is the best way to enjoy fireworks with your family and friends.