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Long Beach to Receive $1 Million Grant for DeForest Wetlands Restoration

wilderness $1 Million Rivers and Mountains Conservancy Grant for Deforest

The DeForest Wetlands Restoration secured the last piece of funding needed to complete the project when the Board of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) authorized a $1 million grant last month. The grant secures the total project funding of $7 million required to restore the 34-acre flood detention [...]

GLOBAL invites you to explore over 1,000 arts experiences this October


GLOBAL is your Comprehensive Guide to National Arts and Humanities Month in Long Beach Grab your calendar and go to the Global website for over 1,000 arts experiences ranging from Free Museum days to the old-world traditional Italian Zoppe Family Circus; from the 2010 Chinese Film and Cultural Festival to the Long Beach Q Film [...]

Join Councilwoman Rae Gabelich and Chief of Police Jim McDonnell for Coffee and Conversation

coffee-and-conversation Councilwoman Rae Gabelich

Got Issues? Got Questions? Got Suggestions? On Saturday, September 11, 2010, Councilwoman Rae Gabelich invites 8th district residents to join her and special guest Chief of Police Jim McDonnell for Coffee and Conversation at the Mirage Cafe. Here is your opportunity to sit down with friends, neighbors, and 8th district councilwoman Gabelich for coffee, and [...]

Councilmember Rae Gabelich to Speak at NLB CAG Sept. Meeting


On Sunday September 12, 2010, The North Long Beach Community Action Group (NLB CAG) will be hosting its monthly community meeting at the NLB Police Substation. 8th District Councilmember Rae Gabelich is the scheduled speaker for the event. This is an open meeting and the public is welcome. There will be opportunity drawings and information [...]

Art-Lantic Ave. Comes Alive For First Fridays In Bixby Knolls Tonight

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Tonight’s First Fridays runs the gamut of sights and sounds along Art-Lantic Avenue from Led Zeppelin to the Jazz Angels, from art pieces to pirates, and from Dixieland to Peter Pan. Bixby Knolls welcomes our beloved former mayor Beverly O’Neill & Harry Saltzgaver to the Historical Society of Long Beach who will be signing copies [...]

Marshalls Store Grand Opening In Bixby Knolls Thursday, August 5

marshalls grand opening

On Thursday, August 5, the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA), along with Councilmember Rae Gabelich, 8th District, will celebrate the grand opening of a new Marshalls Department Store in Bixby Knolls at 4450 Atlantic Ave. The grand opening celebration will begin at 10:00 am with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The former Roberts Department Store building, [...]

Residents invited to bring old electronics to e-waste drive on Saturday, June 19

recycle ewaste collection drive Scherer Park

Looking for a place to get rid of that old computer, television or cell phone? Councilwoman Rae Gabelich, Goodwill and Su Casa invite you to an E-Waste drive on Saturday, June 19 from 9 am to 12 noon.  Residents may bring their old electronic items such as computers, monitors, printers, televisions, CD and DVD players, [...]

Bixby Knolls targets graffiti

graffiti cleanup bixby knolls

The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association has recently partnered with the Department of Public Works to eliminate graffiti in the district. The BKBIA encourages all business owners and residents to call the city’s graffiti hotline to report any tags as soon as possible but wanted to take this to the next level. Blair Cohn, executive director for [...]

Third Annual 8th District “Shred Fest” Saturday, April 24


Tax time has passed and you’re wondering what to do with all of your old receipts and financial documents?  If you no longer need them, shred them. Councilwoman Rae Gabelich is hosting a Shred Fest, on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  The event will take place at Scherer Park in front [...]

Community safety meetings urge Bixby, Cal Heights residents to get involved

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The Community Safety Meeting, Wednesday, February 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Hughes Middle School Auditorium, 3846 California Avenue. 7th and 8th District Council Members Tonia Reyes Uranga and Rae Gabelich will host the meeting and welcome guest speaker Long Beach Police Department North Division Commander Hendricks. Safety meeting topics will include: [...]

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