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Orizaba Park Will Get Community Center and Garden

Orizaba Park Community Center expansion

A $2.2 million grant from the State of California Natural Resources Agency will be used fund a community center and community garden at Orizaba Park, located on Orizaba Avenue between Spaulding and 14th Street. The grant was announced by Long Beach officials on Wednesday. “This is an outstanding project for an outstanding neighborhood,” 4th District [...]

Orizaba Park Hood Games on June 26!

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On Saturday, June 26, at 11:00 a.m., Orizaba Park will come alive with the sounds of skateboarders and fun at the second “Hood” Games. This popular block party and skate jam is sponsored by Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine, in partnership with West East- Side Community Association, Fourth district Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell, the Long [...]

Renovations at The Palace Hotel will create apartments for foster kids entering adult life

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Long Beach City Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell, 4th District, The Long Beach Housing Development Company (LBHDC), LINC Housing Corporation, and United Friends of the Children (UFC) will host a Community Preview at The Palace Hotel this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to view renderings of the renovation project as well as talk [...]

Snow will fall February 20 in Whaley Park for family play day

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If you’re starting to feel a chill in the air, it could be because the annual Fourth District Snow Day is returning to Whaley Park. Snow Day will now take place Saturday, February 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event was rescheduled after the storm series left the park grounds too saturated to [...]

LB seeks suggestions to improve Animal Care Service

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There are more than 11,000 lost, abandoned or unwanted animals impounded at the City of Long Beach Shelter each year.  Unfortunately, thousands of these pets go unclaimed. New approaches are needed to make Long Beach safer for people and animals. Councilmembers Suja Lowenthal and Patrick O’Donnell are hosting two important Town Hall Meetings next week [...]

Knabe pledges funds to rebuild Community Garden displaced by Termino Drain project

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Just a little more than a month after ground was broken on the Termino Avenue Storm Drain Project, Supervisor Don Knabe announced that Los Angeles County’s 4th District will be providing $10,000 to help reestablish a community garden that will be need to be destroyed to make room for the project. The Wild Oats Community [...]

Downtown and the Eastside each meet to promote Bicycling in Long Beach

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Long Beach continues cycling its way towards becoming a more “bike-friendly” city. This month, residents can take part in two separate meetings to promote biking. Volunteers will gather Downtown this weekend to find ways to add more bike racks. And, next week residents in the 5th and 4th districts are invited to the East Long [...]

Termino Avenue Storm Drain Project breaks ground

The long-anticipated Termino Avenue Storm Drain Project broke ground September 30, 2009. The mood was one of elation and relief as residents and local elected officials marked the arrival of a $22.6 million storm drain project in Long Beach. After years of planning and numerous public meetings, the flood relief that had been just a [...]

Councilmembers Garcia and DeLong move to examine local preference in affordable housing developments

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Councilmembers Robert Garcia and Gary DeLong are cosponsoring a motion for the October 6 agenda which directs Long Beach city staff to examine the possibility of strengthening the local residential and workforce preference for new affordable housing units built with some share of city money. The item is a response to concerns in the community [...]

1st Annual Cambodian Mixer

Honorable Councilman Dee Andrews, Councilman Patrick O’Donnell, and Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal are hosting a Cambodian Mixer on tonight, April 2, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Ernest S. McBride Sr. Park, gymnasium, 1550 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. The purpose of the mixer is to focus on the Cambodian community and introduce [...]

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