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Artist rendering of the Seaside Way Pedestrian Bridge, courtesy of Tidelands Capital Improvement Division. The City of Long Beach today celebrated the recent start of construction for the new 605-foot-long Seaside Way Pedestrian Bridge along East Seaside Way, which will provide seamless connectivity from the Long Beach Convention Center Walkway near Pine Avenue to the Performing Arts Center.
The City of Long Beach continued to receive excellent water quality grades from Heal the Bay, with 93 percent of its beaches receiving “A” and “B” grades in the 2016 Annual Beach Report Card that was issued today. Long Beach has seen sustained improvements in water quality over the past five years.
On Tuesday, May 24, the City Council unanimously approved three exciting development proposals in Long Beach, which involve past Redevelopment Agency parcels now owned by the City through the Long Beach Successor Agency Long Range Property Management Plan.
The City of Long Beach has been awarded an additional $765K from the federal government to provide services to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness in the City of Long Beach, bringing the total annual award to $6.9 million.
Long Beach Airport (LGB) is expecting a busier than normal summer as the airport prepares to serve new passengers. A new airline and new routes will add to the visitors in Long Beach during the travel season. With Southwest Airlines scheduled to begin service in Long Beach and JetBlue adding flights and an extra destination, Long Beach Airport is ready to welcome summer travelers.
On Monday, May 30, three CNG-powered vehicles will depart from Long Beach on a cross-country rally to demonstrate that there are enough CNG stations in the United States to provide fuel for the 3,144-mile trip. The public is invited to the free kick-off ceremony at 10:00 am, at the Long Beach Gas and Oil fueling station, 2400 E.
On Saturday, May 21, 2016, at approximately 12:49 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to assist Long Beach Fire Department personnel with a deceased individual inside a residence, in the 1100 block of Locust Avenue.
The State Water Resources Control Board approved modifications to the existing emergency water conservation regulation to reflect improved reservoir conditions and allow for local agencies to set their own conservation standard.
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has received a $1 million grant from Kaiser Permanente to enhance the HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) Zone Initiative, which supports healthier neighborhoods and healthier people in North Long Beach.
Newly appointed Deputy Chief Richard Conant and Commander Steve Lauricella. Long Beach City Manager Patrick H. West and Police Chief Robert Luna today announced the appointment of Commander Richard Conant to Deputy Chief.