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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 Farm Dinner: An Urban Garden Under the Stars

Long Beach Farm Dinner benefits urban garden

Local, sustainable and under the stars! The Long Beach Farm Dinner on October 23 is a rare chance to dine al fresco in an urban garden, and a smart way for garden organizers to raise money for The Growing Experience in Carmelitos. Local chefs will prepare a five-course meal for the Long Beach Farm Dinner that [...]

Late-night Fire in North Long Beach deemed arson

LBFD calls fire arson

Just after 11:00 p.m. on Saturday night, Long Beach Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1821 E. 68th Street. When they arrived at the scene, firefighters found the fire showing from an apartment on the first floor of a two-story garden style apartment building. Firefighters began an aggressive interior attack to knockdown [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

The Growing Experience: Urban farm is a vital link in LB’s green supply chain

growing-experience

The Growing Experience began in 1996, as a joint collaboration between the Community Development Commission (CDC), County of Los Angeles and the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCOOP).  The program seeks to provide public housing residents with an opportunity to access a community garden in an urban setting while also giving them an opportunity to [...]

North Long Beach Community Garden will take registrations at work party

community-garden

The joint efforts of Val Lerch’s 9th District Office, Long Beach Organic and the Grant Neighborhood Association has grown into something beautiful for the residents of North Long Beach — a new community garden. The garden team will host a work party and barbeque this Saturday, March 27 to christen the new space. The community garden will begin [...]

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