Candle for Christmas

Upcoming Holiday Season Events

The month of December is full of family-friendly holiday celebrations throughout the City. See below for a list of fun events to get you and your family in the holiday spirit. December 4 @ 7:30 p.m. – “Sounds of the Holidays”, performed by the LBCC Wind Ensemble and the Beach City Symphonic band, LBCC Auditorium (corner of Clark …

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Mercedes-Benz West Coast Campus

The Mercedes-Benz West Coast Campus, home to the MBUSA’s Vehicle Preparation Center, the Western Region Office, and the Learning and Performance Center, is now officially open here in the Fifth District. As you can view in a clip from the grand opening, I look forward to Mercedes-Benz being a great community partner for years to …

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DMV Office Temporary Closure

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) field office located at 3700 E. Willow Street in Long Beach is scheduled for a renovation project and will be closed for approximately fifteen weeks beginning on October 30 at noon and is tentatively scheduled to re-open on February 17, 2016. During the closure, anyone requiring in-person services should …

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Light Up

Safer Long Beach Streets

The City of Long Beach will embark on a conversion from high pressure sodium (HPS) to light-emitting diode (LED) cobra-head fixtures for traffic safety intersection lights and streetlights beginning in 2016. Why would we do this? This new technology will provide the Police and the Public Works Departments with tools to make intersections and neighborhood …

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FY16 Budget Book

FY 16 Budget Passed

September 15, the City Council unanimously adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Budget, which takes effect October 1st and which preserves and funds critical government services. I would like to thank Mayor Garcia, my fellow Budget Oversight Committee (BOC) members – Vice Mayor Lowenthal and Councilwoman Price – and the rest of my Council colleagues …

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Long Beach Marathon

The 2015 JetBlue Long Beach Marathon is around the corner on October 11, and for those of you that want to cheer on all the marathon and half marathon runners, you can see the map of the course by clicking here. As it kicks off its 31st year, we are so grateful that this race …

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