Morning Coffee - A Caffeinated News Update
April 26, 2012
April 27 (Tomorrow) Clean Air Awards Nomination Deadline - Nominations are due by 4 p.m. tomorrow, April 27, for the fifth annual San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards, in which the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will recognize the air pollution reductions made by port tenants as well as local port-related businesses. Nominations may be completed and submitted online by visiting http://www.cleanairactionplan.org/about/awards.asp.
April 30 Harbor Commission Meeting - The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners meets at 1 p.m. at the port administration building, 925 Harbor Plaza. The agenda is forthcoming. For more information, visit http://www.polb.com.
May 1 City Council Meeting - The Long Beach City Council meets at 5 p.m. at City Hall to discuss: purchasing an interactive budget software program for the city’s fiscal year 2013 budget and exploring a possible partnership with Long Beach news media in hosting an online interactive budgeting tool; developing a policy for dealing with revenues realized above projections from ongoing revenue sources; creating a golf advisory committee; and more. For more information, visit http://www.longbeach.gov/council.
May 3 Water Commission Meeting - The Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners meets at 9 a.m. at its administration building, 1800 E. Wardlow Rd. The agenda is forthcoming. For more information, visit http://www.lbwater.org.
May 3 Planning Commission Meeting - The Long Beach Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The agenda is forthcoming. For more information, visit http://www.lbds.info/planning.
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 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.
• May 1: The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its “Good Afternoon Long Beach” business networking lunch with a presentation regarding conducting business in China, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Forbidden City Restaurant. RSVP at http://www.lbchamber.com/events or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
• May 1: The Lakewood Toastmasters club hosts an open house with tips on public speaking and leadership development, 6:30 p.m., San Martin Park community center, 5231 Ocana Ave. in Lakewood. Visit http://www.1497.toastmastersclubs.org.
• May 2: Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell hosts “Chat with Pat,” 4:30-6 p.m., Los Altos Library. Visit http://www.longbeach.gov/district4.
• May 3: The Los Angeles County Bar Association International Law Section hosts a conference on the current legal and business developments in global trade with panel speakers from the Port of Long Beach (POLB), local government agencies and international trade attorneys, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., POLB administration building, 925 Harbor Plaza. Register at http://www.onlinestore.lacba.org/calendar.
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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 email@example.com.
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or 562/494-3800