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LB Still Working to Reduce Water Use; Mayor Reminds of ‘Serious Water Deficit’


Friday, the Long Beach Water Department reports that residents and businesses reduced water use in January by 13 percent compared to January 2013. The city used about 3,770 acre-feet of water in January. Last month’s water use was the lowest of any January in the last 50 years, since 1966.

Changes to Long Beach Transit Service Begin Sunday


Commencing Sunday, February 7, Long Beach Transit service changes will commence. The Passport route will remain unchanged south of Ocean Boulevard. However, it will now travel east on Ocean Boulevard, north on Elm Street, west on 4th Street, south on Long Beach Boulevard, west on 3rd Street, south on Pacific Avenue, east on Ocean Boulevard and south on Pine Avenue to continue the established route.

Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez to Unveil Transformed La Reina Way

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez

First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez will unveil the transformation of La Reina Way near Chestnut Avenue on Saturday, February 6, at 9:00 am. La Reina Way is one of many “Courts and Ways” in the Willmore City neighborhood.

Parolee Sought in Connection With Attempt Murder Investigation

Suspect Mario Aguilar, Jr.

Suspect Mario Aguilar, Jr. Long Beach Police are asking for the public’s help with locating Mario Aguilar Jr., a 31-year-old resident of La Puente, in connection with an attempt murder case.

City of Long Beach Fleet Vehicles Switch to Renewable Fuels


For years, vehicles in the City’s award-wining fleet have been downsized and alternatively fueled whenever feasible. Now, the City of Long Beach is raising the bar even higher by using renewable fuels for more than 18 percent of its total vehicle fleet.

Suspects Arrested During Residential Robbery


On January 28, 2016 at approximately 2:30 pm officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 500 block of Ximeno Avenue regarding an unknown trouble call.

Join and Help Long Beach Win the Energy Upgrade California CoolCalifornia Challenge


Help Long Beach make a big, final push to win the 2015-2016 Energy Upgrade California CoolCalifornia Challenge, an online competition to reduce carbon footprints throughout the state. Residents are encouraged to participate and earn up to $3,000 for their local non-profit or school of choice.

Investigations of Multiple Shootings Result in Three Suspects Charged With Murder; Fourth Charged With Attempt Murder

Long Beach Crime

Three individuals were arraigned, Friday, in connection with multiple gang related shootings. A fourth associate was also arraigned in connection with an incident that occurred in Los Angeles.

The Official City of Long Beach Black History Month Celebration


Join Mayor Robert Garcia, along with Councilmembers Dee Andrews, Al Austin II and Rex Richardson at the official City of Long Beach Black History Month Celebration February 2, 2016.

Mayor Invites Public to Attend BreakThru Long Beach RFI Release Party Today

Mayor Robert Garcia - Photo from Facebook

Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook Mayor Robert Garcia and the Long Beach i-team invite the public to the BreakThru Long Beach Request for Information (RFI) Release Party. The event will take place on Thursday, January 28, 2016, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, with a short program at 6:00 pm, at the Small Business Development Center, 309 Pine Avenue.

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