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|Recently, Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal recognized 72 residents, businesses, community groups and city staff as “Stewards of the Second District” because of their leadership and commitment to the community and the City of Long Beach. Among those being recognized were Stewards nominated by neighborhood and business associations in the Second District. To learn more about each Steward or view pictures from the event, please click on "more" below.|
|Construction of a new beach pedestrian path began in November, 2014, and is expected to last through the first half of 2015. For more info about the path and its construction, please click on "more" below.|
|Recently, City Council took action to move forward with plans and financing for a new Civic Center, complete with new library, park, port administrative building and private development. Vice Mayor Lowenthal has championed the need for greater connectivity with surrounding streets and neighborhoods, better use of open space for residents to enjoy and resolution of seismic safety issues in our Civic Center. Learn more about the evaluation and planning process from its inception in 2007 to the most recent selection of a Civic Center Development Team by the Mayor and City Council.|
|Community Watch is a crime prevention program that involves all aspects of the community working together and assisting law enforcement to discourage crime. A passionate and organized Community Watch Group (CWG) can make a significant difference in the prevention and reduction of crime in their neighborhood. Now, thanks to the Downtown Long Beach Associates, in consultation with the Long Beach Police Department, this Starter Kit makes it as easy as possible to organize a CWG in your neighborhood. Although the contact numbers only apply to residents west of Cherry Avenue (West Division), there is still plenty of useful information and templates for all residents to use and District 2 is happy to provide numbers for East Division contacts. A citywide CWG starter kit will be available soon. For information on how you can get involved, please click on "more" below.|
|Check out videos of Suja exploring great events, landmarks and people in the Second District and throughout the City of Long Beach.
Every business starts with a bright idea. Whether you need help getting your idea off the ground or want to grow your business, SBDC is here for you.
The Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is funded in part by the Small Business Administration (SBA).
Every Tuesday from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, residents can expect to see farm fresh fruits, veggies, field cut flowers, gourmet specialty foods, fresh cooked fare, arts & crafts, live music and more. For additional info, please click on "more" below.
Join residents, schools, businesses and community groups making a difference on our local beach and bike path. There are two clean up locations from which to choose. For details about the monthly cleanups, please click on "more" below.
Shopping in Long Beach can save you time and money with more retail choices to choose from than ever before. Make it a point to shop local. Supporting local businesses is good business, and remember that each dollar spent in Long Beach will support public safety, libraries, parks, infrastructure improvements and helps to create more local jobs. For a list of shopping corridors that meet your needs, please click on "more" below.
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