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L to R: Heather Schaible, Emily Stevens, Tim Scanlan, and Gretchen Swanson. The Rose Park Neighborhood Board elects 2015-2016 officers. The Rose Park Neighborhood Association (RPNA) representing over 22,000 residents and property owners and home to two historic districts of Rose Park and Rose Park South held its annual officer elections.
Earlier today at 4:45 PM, an underground SCE vault fire occurred in downtown Long Beach, resulting in a power outage which initially impacted an area roughly bounded by Spring Avenue to Shoreline Drive and from Santa Fe Avenue to Alamitos Avenue.
Parking meters in Downtown Long Beach will be free July 24–26. The City of Long Beach, in collaboration with the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), will have a street parking meter holiday, starting on Friday, July 24, at 12:00 am through Sunday, July 26, at 11:59 pm.
Artist’s rendering of new Luther Burbank Savings location in Belmont Shore. Luther Burbank Savings has opened a branch in Long Beach, Calif. at 5348 2nd Street. “As a private savings institution which has been profitable for the last 126 consecutive quarters, Luther Burbank Savings is very judicious in its selection of markets,” notes John Biggs, President and Chief Executive Officer of Luther Burbank Savings.
All twelve “for sale” properties in the Eighth District that were owned by the City’s former Redevelopment Agency have received offers from prospective buyers that will be considered by the Long Beach Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency at its July 21st meeting.
The Chase is back! For the third year, up to 150 visitors and residents will solve clues, perform challenges and explore the urban landscape, competing for fabulous prizes in Downtown’s Amazing Chase on Saturday, July 25, 2015 in Downtown Long Beach.
The Rose Park Neighborhood Association’s will host their Annual Picnic in the Park for residents on Sunday, July 19, 2015 from 1pm-4pm.
The 3rd annual Long Beach Folk Revival Festival invites families and folk fans of all ages to enjoy a pure American jamboree with banjos, crafts, beards, beers and more folk than imaginable. The festival will take place on Saturday, September 19 from 11 a.m.
More than 500 kids are expected to participate in the 12th Annual Great American 4th of July Kids’ Bike Parade this weekend. The parade is all about “Red, White and Youth” says organizer Justin Rudd. Each year kids and their parents take a Fourth of July ride decked-out patriotic-themed bikes, wearing red, white & blue outfits and waving flags, in hopes of taking home top-10 prize money of $10.
Boy Scout Troop 29 will hold their Fifth Annual Flag Collection & Retirement at First Fridays in July. If you are like many veterans and patriots who wave a flag from your front porch, you likely have a few flags that you’ve replaced throughout the year that you have kept, wondering how to retire them properly.