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1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park Continues Sept. 6


1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park, a new monthly event focusing on highlighting local musical talent, theater, and other performance groups to perform at the Historic Bixby Band Shell held its inaugural event earlier this month.

Work to Begin on Artesia Boulevard Street Improvement Project


The City of Long Beach will soon begin work on a street improvement project on Artesia Boulevard from Butler Avenue to the western city boundary. The majority of this project is in the City of Long Beach, but some work will be in the City of Compton near the border with both cities to facilitate pavement rehabilitation work and minimize public inconvenience.

Layoff Aversion Survey Will Assess Economic Health of Local Businesses

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Image by Himefrias. The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and Long Beach Small Business Development Center (SBDC) based at Long Beach City College are partnering to gain a better picture of the economic climate in Downtown Long Beach businesses and beyond.

DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Slated For East Long Beach Saturday


The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Saturday, August 9, 2014, in East Long Beach, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. 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.

Public Invited to Friends of Lincoln Park National Night Out Event Tonight


Today the Friends of Lincoln Park Long Beach will host a National Night Out event at Lincoln Park in Downtown Long Beach. National Night Out is a nationwide event on the first Tuesday in August to highlight community watch, crime prevention and neighborhood camaraderie.

DLBA Hires Outreach Specialist to Connect Homeless With Local Services

Citywide Count of Homeless

The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is continuing to address the Downtown homeless issue by implementing an Outreach Specialist to its Safety Guide contract, announced Kraig Kojian, DLBA President and CEO. Jose Martinez, an employee of Block-By-Block, the contract provider for the Safety Guide program, began serving as the Outreach Specialist on July 16, with his primary role designated to establish relationships with individuals experiencing homelessness.

Farewell, Fish Tale Seafood Restaurant!


Fish Tale Restaurant family, past and present, gather to say goodbye to the Historic Fish Tale Restaurant Friends Gather At Fish Tale Seafood Restaurant The Fish Tale Seafood Restaurant originally opened its doors on Britton Drive in Los Altos on the 22nd of November 1977, and closes its doors for the last time on August 1st, 2014. 

Residents Ready for Another Round of Visioning Workshops in Second District

4th St and 7th St Visioning Workshops

On Saturday, July 26, stakeholders are invited to participate in one or both workshops with an urban design architect funded by Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal to help stakeholders living and working along 4th & 7th Streets craft a visioning plan for both corridors.

Placemaking Grants Encourage Aesthetic Improvements to Public Spaces

Past Placemaking Grants have brought bling to unexpected places, like these gold fire hydrants on Long Beach Blvd. Photo from the DLBA.

Past Placemaking Grants have brought bling to unexpected places, like these gold fire hydrants on Long Beach Blvd. Photo from the DLBA. Innovative community leaders will have a new resource to improve their neighborhoods thanks to a new grant program from the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA).

Urban Cottage Hosts “Summer of Love” Event Benefiting Dare to Care for the Homeless


On Saturday, July 19, 2014 Urban Cottage will host a community fundraiser to benefit Dare to Care for the Homeless. The event will feature live music from “The Buzzy James Trio” featuring Trish Burke, complimentary beer, wine, refreshments and desserts.

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