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Police Investigate the Murder of 14-year-old

crime-scene-tape 14-year-old male victim

On Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at approximately 9:00 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to a shooting call in the 1600 block of E. 53rd Street. When they arrived they found that a 14-year-old male had been shot in the upper torso area. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his [...]

Weekend Checkpoint Results in 3 DUI Arrests, 1 for Drug Possesion

dui-checkpoint Nov. 13 results

On Saturday, November 13, 2010, the Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a Driving Under the Influence/Driver’s License checkpoint at Artesia Boulevard and Indiana Avenue from 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. “Drunk Driving – Over the Limit, Under Arrest” is the name of the 2010 campaign. During the eight-hour operation, which was aided by [...]

LBPD North Division Plans DUI Checkpoint for Saturday

dui and driver's license checkpoint long beach

In an effort to reduce the number of people killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as to educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. The Long Beach Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on [...]

Veterans Day Parade and Festival in Houghton Park

veterans day parade in houghton park

Long Beach will celebrate Veterans Day on Saturday, November 6, with a trio of events in Houghton Park: the 14th Annual Long Beach Veterans Day Parade followed by The Freedom Walk and the Veterans Day Festival with Craft and Vendors Fair The Veterans Day Parade will head south down Atlantic Avenue at 10:00 a.m., led [...]

710 at the 91 Freeways: Big Rig Narrowly Avoids Plunging From A Freeway Overpass

big rig overturned 710, 91 freeway

At 9:20 Thursday morning, the Long Beach Fire Department was dispatched to accident reports of an overturned big rig on the transition road between the eastbound 91 to the southbound 710 freeways. When fire personnel arrived on the scene, they found a tractor-trailer perched precariously on top of a guardrail. The trailer portion of the truck [...]

Freedom Walk invites Long Beach to March Along for a Meaningful Celebration of Veterans Day

us-flag Long Beach Veterans Day Parade

Sponsors of the Long Beach Veterans Day Parade encourage the public to participate in the third annual “Freedom Walk in Support of our Troops.” On Saturday, November 6, the parade and walk gives citizens a chance to show their gratitude to local veterans who’ve served the country. With so many soldiers of the war in [...]

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 [...]

City of Long Beach to Receive $2.5 Million California Resources Agency River Parkways Grant for DeForest Wetlands Restoration

wilderness $1 Million Rivers and Mountains Conservancy Grant for Deforest

The City of Long Beach will receive a 2010 River Parkways Grant worth $2.5 million for the DeForest Wetlands Restoration project, the State of California Resources Agency announced today. “I am pleased that the California Resources Agency has awarded $2.5 million in funding to the City of Long Beach for the restoration of the DeForest [...]

Special inventory project to close North Neighborhood Library for 2 days

books-library north neighborhood library to close for inventory

North Neighborhood Library, 5571 Orange Ave., will be closed for a special inventory project on Wednesday, June 9, and Thursday, June 10, 2010. The inventory will determine that all specialized technology is functioning accurately and effectively.  A standard inventory of all library materials will be completed at the same time.  The project will ensure the [...]

Walkability assessments to take place in North Long Beach on May 25th and 27th


The City of Long Beach Departments of Health and Human Services, Public Works and the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency in partnership with the Los Angeles County Public Health Department’s Policies for Livable, Active Communities and Environments (PLACE) Program will host two walk audits in North Long Beach on May 25th and May 27th, 2010. At [...]

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