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2015 Pollution Study Released by Port of Long Beach

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach.

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Pollution around the Port of Long Beach has been dramatically cut over the last decade, however, according to the latest study, lingering effects from ships at anchor in early 2015 impacted air quality last year.

CSULB Receives 2016 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award


On Tuesday, August 23, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) was announced as a winner of the 2016 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award and recognized as one of the healthiest college campuses in the nation. The prestigious award celebrates U.S.

Maestro Eckart Preu Selected New Music Director at Long Beach Symphony

Maestro Eckart Preu

Maestro Eckart Preu The Long Beach Symphony Association Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the hiring of Maestro Eckart Preu (rhymes with joy!), the 8th Music Director in our 82-year history.

Kathryn McDermott Named Interim Director of Economic and Property Development

Kathryn McDermott

Kathryn McDermott City Manager Patrick H. West today named Kathryn McDermott, a highly qualified executive with more than 30 years of experience in business development and real estate, as Interim Director of Economic and Property Development.

LBTV Wins Award for Engaging Citizens Through Social Media


Long Beach TV (LBTV), the City’s award-winning television channel, and the Technology & Innovation Department were recognized in the “Most Innovative Use of Social Media/Citizen Engagement” category of the 2016 Best of California Awards for their video-rich Social Media, by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government.

City Council Approves Sale of North Village Properties to LAB Holding, LLC


At the August 16th City Council meeting, the City Council approved the purchase and sale agreement of 30 parcels near the new Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library by LAB Holding, LLC (The LAB)  for $6,943,200.  The locations are part of past Redevelopment Agency lots now owned by the City through the Long Beach Successor Agency Long Range Property Management Plan.

Patients Reunited with Life-Saving Care Teams at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital

Former patients reunite with their care team members at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Rehabilitation Reunion at Miller Children's.

Former patients reunite with their care team members at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Rehabilitation Reunion at Miller Children’s. Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach hosted a series of reunions to bring together former patients, their families and the care teams who helped them recover during their hospital stay, for a day of beach-themed fun and celebration.

Mayor Garcia to Host “Mayor’s Long Beach Business Awards”

Mayor Robert Garcia - Photo from Facebook

Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook Mayor Robert Garcia will host the first ever Mayor’s Long Beach Business Awards today, Friday, August 12, at the offices of Keesal, Young and Logan. 50 business leaders will be recognized for outstanding contributions to Long Beach.

Long Beach Memorial Heart Care Team Receives Gold Plus Award for Heart Failure Care


The MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.

St. Anthony High School Fully Integrates STEAM Focused Curriculum


St. Anthony High School (SAHS) has enhanced its fall course offerings as the school’s commitment to a fully integrated STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) focused curriculum expands. The new classes being offered starting in August are: Business and Finance, Exploring Art II, Fashion Studies Design and Marketing, Introduction to Psychology, Media Production and Communications, Robotics, Theater Art II, and World Geography.

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