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North Long Beach Launches first Co-working Space and Community Design Studio


On the heels of the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library, North Long Beach’s Renaissance is taking another big leap. On September 26th at 11:00 am, Uptown is celebrating the launch of UpLAB, a new co-working space and studio serving local entrepreneurs, creatives and nonprofits. 

Activate Uptown Block Party Sure to Provide Fun For All


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.

DUI Checkpoint Planned For North Long Beach


The Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday, April 23, 2016, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., in the North Division.

Public Invited To Topping Ceremony For New Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library


Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmembers Rex Richardson and Al Austin and the Departments of Library Services and Public Works invite the public to a topping ceremony for the new Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library, on Saturday, March 12, at 11:30 am.

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.

Council Approves Naming Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library


On Tuesday, February 9, the Long Beach City Council approved naming the new North Neighborhood Library as the “Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library.” The motion was approved by a majority vote of 6 to 0. Councilmember Rex Richardson spearheaded the movement to name the library after the First Lady.

Former RDA Gets Offers on 12 North LB Properties


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.

This Weekends Beach Streets Fun Begins at First Fridays


Join us for a weekend celebration of all things non-motorized starting with First Fridays Beach Streets Kick-Off on June 5! Ride, walk, skate, or unicycle to Atlantic Avenue for a night of art, music, and community. And don’t forget to come back the following day, June 6, for more pedestrian friendly activities at Beach Streets!

“Beach Streets” Gets Residents Rolling, Walking, Moving Uptown


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.

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