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Long Beach Receives Three Awards From The American Planning Association


The City of Long Beach has received three awards by the American Planning Association (APA) California Chapter, including an Award of Excellence for the Alcohol Nuisance Abatement Ordinance (ANAO). APA California each year recognizes exceptional planning achievements and influential works by individuals, cities, agencies, non-profits, and businesses statewide.

LBPD Receives $400,000 Traffic Safety Grant

Long Beach Police Department

Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach The Long Beach Police Department has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries.

Los Altos United Methodist Church Plans Annual Craft Fair Nov 5


Join the Los Altos United Methodist Church for their annual Craft Fair on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. There are lots of vendors, ranging from crafty and homemade, to well-known suppliers. Previous years have included Pampered Chef, Scensty, PartyLite, Jamberry, Cookie Lee and Origami Owl. 

Mayor Garcia Announces Beginning of Economic Development Blueprint

Mayor Robert Garcia - Photo from Facebook

Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook In response to a request by Mayor Robert Garcia, the Long Beach Economic Development Commission will create an Economic Development Blueprint to support the creation of businesses, well-paying jobs, and increased economic activity.

City of Long Beach Receives Perfect Score in Municipal Equality Index


For five years in a row, the City of Long Beach has been named one of the best cities in the nation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) inclusion in municipal law and policy. Long Beach was one of only 60 cities nationwide to achieve a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index (MEI).

EcoHouse to Receive Sustainable Innovation Award


Howard CDM’s recently completed project EcoHouse, a state-of-the-art daycare and preschool facility that serves infants and children affected by homelessness, has been selected to receive the Merit Award for Sustainable Sites at U.S.

Long Beach Joins White House Data Driven Justice Initiative


The City of Long Beach has joined the White House Data Driven Justice Initiative (DDJ), joining more than 100 cities seeking to disrupt the cycle of incarceration.

Timmons of Long Beach and Miller Children’s Continue Long Tradition of Toy Drives

Hundreds of donated toys were taken from a caravan of cars and transported throughout Miller Children’s in giant cribs.

A Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach patient and her family stop to check out a classic Volkswagen at the annual Toy Jam car show and toy drive hosted by Timmons of Long Beach. A child’s work is play, but when they’re faced with a difficult experience like hospitalization, it can be easy to forget the importance of play.

Amy Smith Named Director of Career Pathways Support Services at LBCC

Amy Smith new Director of Career Pathways Support Services at Long Beach City College.

Amy Smith new Director of Career Pathways Support Services at Long Beach City College. Long Beach City College has named Amy Smith as Director of Career Pathways Support Services, a newly-created department designed to help students transition between educational institutions and career opportunities.

Officer Involved Shooting Occurs During Apprehension of Armed Murder Suspect


  On October 7, 2016, at approximately 11:20 a.m., Long Beach Police Detectives were in the 1700 block of Marine Ave in Wilmington conducting follow up investigation to a Murder. The purpose of the investigation was to arrest an armed and dangerous murder suspect.

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