Morning Coffee - A Caffeinated News Update
April 23, 2012
An online survey developed to better understand business owners’ experiences with the City of Long Beach has been made public by the Long Beach Council of Business Associations. Complete the survey by visiting http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/cobasurvey.
April 24 - No City Council Meeting - There is no Long Beach City Council meeting on April 24. The next regular meeting is May 1. For more information, visit http://www.longbeach.gov/council.
May 25 - DLBA Board Of Directors Application Deadline - The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is currently accepting applications from downtown stakeholders interested in serving on its board of directors for the 2012-2014 fiscal years beginning October 1. Applicants must complete and return a biography sheet, which may be downloaded at http://www.downtownlongbeach.org/board2012. The deadline for submission is May 25, after which members of the board development committee will review submissions and interview candidates. For more information, call 562/436-4259.
Business Meetings And Other Events:
• April 23: East Division Commander Michael Beckman hosts the quarterly Long Beach Police Department East Division Community Gathering, 6:30-8 p.m., VA Hospital Long Beach. Call 562/570-5882.
• April 24: East Anaheim Street Business Alliance meeting with speaker Leticia Valadez of Long Beach City College’s 10,000 Small Businesses Program, noon, Long Beach Playhouse. RSVP at 562/494-3800 or by e-mailing email@example.com.
• April 25: North Long Beach Business Alliance meeting, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Houghton Park. Call 562/570-3315.
• April 25: Long Beach City College (LBCC) hosts an information session for the 10,000 Small Businesses Program, 9:30-11 a.m., LBCC. RSVP at 562/938-5054 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
• April 25: Free “Creating and Sustaining a Nonprofit” workshop, 6-7:30 p.m., Neighborhood Resource Center. RSVP at 562/570-1010.
• April 25: The Arts Council for Long Beach hosts the free “2012 State of the Arts Celebration” to honor this year’s distinguished arts honorees, 6-8 p.m., Expo Arts Center. RSVP at http://www.aclbsoa2012.eventbrite.com.
• April 26: Councilmember Steven Neal hosts the “9th District Employment and Resource Fair,” 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Long Beach Community Center. Call 562/570-6137 or visit www.longbeach.gov/district9.
• April 26: Rotaract Long Beach hosts “Love Your City!” to benefit The Palace, a new apartment building for former foster youth, 4:30-11 p.m., The Factory Gastropub. Visit http://www.rotaractlb.org/love-your-city.
• April 26: Uptown Partners hosts its monthly meeting to brainstorm the future of the organization, 6:30-8 p.m., North Long Beach Police Substation. Contact Laurie Angel at email@example.com.
• April 27: The Long Beach Municipal Band Foundation, Partners of Parks and the Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine host a “Grand Sousa Gala” to benefit the Long Beach Municipal Band, 6 p.m., Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center Grand Ballroom. To purchase tickets, call 562/252-5626 or visit http://www.longbeachmunicipalband.org to download an order form.
• April 28: St. Mary Medical Center and St. Anthony High School host the third annual SAINTS Run 5K to benefit the school’s students in need of financial aid, 8 a.m., Belmont Pier. Cost to pre-register on or before April 25 is $15 for participants 18 years old and under, $30 for participants 19 years old and over. Register at http://www.longbeachsaints.org.
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Morning Coffee - A Caffeinated News Update
May 20, 2013
New Issues Of The Long Beach Business Journal Hit Stands Tomorrow:
• Copies are at the office today! Feel free to stop by and pick one up. We're located at 2599 E. 28th St., Ste. 212 in Signal Hill. We open at 8:30 a.m.
City Meetings And Events:
• May 20: Vice Mayor Robert Garcia, in conjunction with the City of Long Beach, hosts a final community meeting on the Armory Park project from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum, 695 Alamitos Ave.
• May 20: Councilmember Gerrie Shipske hosts “Open Up Long Beach” from 6-8 p.m. at the Long Beach Police Officer Association Park, 7390 E. Carson St. The event is a behind the scenes look at Long Beach Police Department’s K-9 Unit. For more information, visit http://www.openuplongbeach.com or call 562/570-6932.
• May 21: The Long Beach City Council’s Long Beach Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meets at 3 p.m. at city hall to discuss: a citywide Pavement Management System; alternative sidewalk maintenance techniques; and more. Visit http://longbeach.legistar.com.
• May 21: Long Beach City Council meets at 5 p.m. at city hall to discuss: $2.1 million in contracts for grounds maintenance services; $1.1 million in contracts for service providers to operate Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Act Youth Academy projects; and more. Visit http://longbeach.legistar.com.
• May 22: A community meeting for the Long Beach Draft Mobility Element, which is currently in the public comment period, is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Miller Family Health Education Center, 3820 Cherry Ave. Visit http://www.lbds.info.
• May 23: Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly luncheon from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Signal Hill Community Center, 1780 E. Hill St. $25. RSVP to Judie Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• May 23: The Long Beach Sustainable City Commission meets at 4 p.m. at city hall to discuss: the Los Cerritos Wetland Conceptual Restoration Plans; Port of Long Beach Climate Change Adaption and Coastal Resiliency Plan; and more. Visit http://longbeach.legistar.com.
• May 29: 7th District Councilmember James Johnson, in conjunction with the city’s police and fire departments, hosts a public safety summit at 7 p.m. at Silverado Park, 1545 W. 31st St., featuring Fire Chief Mike DuRee and Police Chief Jim McDonnell. Call 562/570-7777 or e-mail email@example.com.
• May 30: Temple Israel hosts a new speaker series, “Future Focus,” with inaugural speaker Mayor Bob Foster. The program is at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Israel, 269 Loma Ave. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Meetings & Events:
• May 20: Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance meets from 7-9 p.m. at Veterans Park Social Hall, 101 E. 28th St. Guest Speaker is Ted Stevens of the city’s Animal Care Services. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call Maria at 562/427-5021.
• May 22: East Spring Street Business Association meets from 6:15-7 p.m. at Joan Stiehl’s Farmers Insurance Office, 6200 E. Spring St., Ste. B.
• May 23: Long Beach Lincoln Club hosts a luncheon at noon at the Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 E. Appian Way. Guest speaker is Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Philip Mautino. $25 for members; $35 for non-members. For more information call 562/439-9390.
• May 23: Long Beach Area Republican Party hosts its annual Western Bar-B-Q from 6-8 p.m. at El Dorado Golf Course, 2400 N. Studebaker Rd. Speaker is Ruben Barrales, former director of White House Intergovernmental Affairs and current president of “Grow-Elect,” an organization to help elect Republican Latino candidates to public office. $50. RSVP to 562/424-1246 or visit http://www.longbeachrepublicans.org.
• May 27: Forest Lawn celebrates Memorial Day with its annual program at 10 a.m. at 1500 E. San Antonio Dr.
• May 28: East Anaheim Street Business Alliance hosts its monthly business meeting at noon at the Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St. Featured guest speaker is Straight Talk TV host Art Levine. Lunch is optional. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or 562/494-3800