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Two large community festivals, concerts, skate and BMX expos, art exhibits, petting zoos and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Uptown” Open Street event on Saturday, June 6.
The inaugural “Long Beach Touch-A-Truck” interactive event will take place Sat., May 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the beachfront parking lot at Granada Ave. The free event is co-sponsored by Councilwoman Suzie Price and Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT).
Photo from Harvey Milk Promenade Park – Equality Plaza Committee Facebook Page The Harvey Milk Promenade Park (HMPP) Committee and Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez invite the public to celebrate the inductions of this year’s 2015 Harvey Milk honorees on Wednesday, May 13th at 12:00 noon.
Braden Phillips, Administration Bureau Chief for the LBPD. The Long Beach Central Project Area Council, Inc. (LB CPAC) will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, May 7, 2015, on the 11th floor of Plymouth West, 240 Chestnut Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802.
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., the Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Section will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint in North Long Beach. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.
On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Belmont Avenue to assist the Long Beach Fire Department and Arson investigators after a drug lab was discovered.
Parking meters got smarter Monday in Long Beach, with the start of installation of more than 1,600 smart meters. The City Council in December 2014 approved the replacement with new, smart meters that accept credit/debit cards in addition to coins.
Complaints received from the community in regards to bicycle thefts near the Belmont Pier prompted East Division’s Directed Enforcement team to focus on these types of crimes in that area, in addition to coordinating a bike theft sting that resulted in three arrests, and the issuance of five misdemeanor citations.
ArtExchange (ArtX) announced today the exhibition highlights for “artXwalk ” happening April 11, 2015. A monthly celebration of visual art – each Second Saturday at 3rd and Elm in Long Beach’s East Village Arts District – artXwalk is a free event, open to the public, and full of festivities.
The nomination period for the Downtown Long Beach’s East Village Association (EVA) Board of Directors closed on March 26, 2015. The list of nominees and their statements are now posted on the EVA website.