Morning Coffee - A Caffeinated News Update
May 31, 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.
June 4 Oversight Board Meeting - The Long Beach Oversight Board of the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency meets at 10 a.m. at City Hall to discuss: the sale of property located at 225 Locust Ave.; the disposition of the American Hotel at 224 E. Broadway to Temple Creative Realty; and more. For more information, visit http://www.longbeach.gov.
June 4 Harbor Commission Meeting - The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners meets at 5 p.m. at its administration building, 925 Harbor Plaza. The agenda is forthcoming. Beginning June 4, the commission will switch from meeting three times a month to twice-monthly meetings held on the first and third Monday of each month, with one meeting during the day and the other in the evening. The new schedule is designed to give commissioners and the public more time to review agenda items and increase public participation. For more information, visit http://www.polb.com.
June 5 Election Day - The City of Long Beach conducts elections for the 4th District City Council runoff, state and federal primaries and state Propositions 28 and 29. For more election information, visit http://www.longbeach.gov/cityclerk/elections.
June 5 No City Council Meeting - There is no Long Beach City Council meeting on June 5 due to the election. The next regular meeting is June 12. For more information, visit http://www.longbeach.gov/council.
June 7 Long Beach Commercial Real Estate Council Annual Luncheon - The Long Beach Commercial Real Estate Council (LBCREC) hosts the “2012 LBCREC Annual Luncheon” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Westin Long Beach, 333 E. Ocean Blvd., for a panel discussion with members of the commercial real estate industry regarding developments and commercial projects in Southern California. Tickets are $55 for LBCREC members and $65 for non-members. For more information regarding the event, sponsorship or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.lbcrec.com.
Business Meetings And Other Events:
• June 1: Newcomb Academy hosts a “goodbye” celebration with food trucks and music to honor the campus that is being torn down, 2:30-6:30 p.m., Newcomb Academy. Call 562/493-3596.
• June 1: Councilmember James Johnson hosts “First Books at First Fridays” with guest readers Gillian Klinkert, Duchess of Bixby Knolls, and Lance Johnson, a 3rd grade student from Longfellow Elementary School, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Dana Branch Library. Call 562/570-7777.
• June 2: Art Levine hosts “Straight Talk” with guest Chris Wing, president and CEO of SCAN Health Plan, airing June 2 and June 3 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on LBTV Channel 3 and FiOS Channel 21 and at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Charter Channel 101. Visit http://www.straighttalktv.com.
• June 3: North Long Beach Community Action Group meeting with guest Al Austin, 8th District councilmember-elect, 2-4 p.m., North Long Beach Police Substation. Call 562/428-7710.
• June 4: The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association hosts its monthly supper club with two seatings, 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Baja Sonora, 3502 Atlantic Ave. Specify which seating you will be attending when you RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• June 6: Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell hosts “Chat with Pat,” 4:30-6 p.m., Los Altos Library. Visit http://www.longbeach.gov/district4.
• June 6: The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a business networking mixer, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sgt. Pepper’s Dueling Piano Café. RSVP by visiting http://www.lbchamber.com/events or by e-mailing email@example.com.
• June 9: Join Councilmember Rae Gabelich for “Coffee and Conversation,” 10 a.m. to noon, Expo Arts Center. Call 562/570-6685.
• June 12: “How to Start a Nonprofit” workshop, 9 a.m. to noon, Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership (LBNP), 4900 E. Conant St. Cost is $40 for LBNP members and $65 for non-members. Register at http://www.lbnp.org.
• June 12: The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce hosts “Good Afternoon Long Beach Business Networking Lunch,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Forbidden City Restaurant. RSVP at http://www.lbchamber.com/events or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
• June 19: FuturePorts hosts its annual conference to discuss important topics facing Southern California's goods movement industry, 7:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton's Madeo Ballroom, 2800 Via Cabrillo Marina in San Pedro. Cost is $99 for FuturePorts members, $140 for non-members and $85 for government and nonprofit individuals. Register at http://www.futureports.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 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