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Improving the San Gabriel Bike Trail
Update on the San Gabriel River Trail

Grinding and repaving of the San Gabriel River Bike Trail will occur from Monday, March 19 - Friday, March 23


During construction the trail will only be closed during working hours (7:00 to 3:30) and then only the actual part of the trail being worked on will be blocked off.


After the trail is repaved it will be re-striped and marked with "mile markers." All work on the trail should be completed by Mid April.


Daily details plus the detour routes will be posted on the Bike Long Beach Facebook page and


If you have questions,  you may contact Bike Coordinator Allan Crawford at 562-570-6618.

Upcoming Events

 Open Up Long Beach Community Meeting

How to Track the Long Beach City Council  


Monday, March 12, 2012



El Dorado Community Center

2800 Studebaker Road


Join me and Long Beach City Clerk Larry Herrera this Monday night as he demonstrates how to track the Long Beach City Council on the City's "Legistar" system. Legistar provides public access to Council, City Boards, and Commission's agendas, minutes and videos.



St. Baldrick's Day at Cubberley School

Friday, March 16, 2012

2:45pm - 5pm


Cubberley School

3200 Monogram Avenue


Be a hero to kids with cancer


Sign up as a Shavee, sponsor a team or volunteer and learn more by clicking here 



St. Maria Goretti Parish

Peace Love Carnival


March 16, 17 and 18


St. Maria Goretti

3954 Palo Verde (Palo Verde at Carson)


Free admission, free parking


For more information and the carnival schedule, click here 




Too Toxic To Trash

Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup


Saturday, March 24, 2012

9am - 3pm

Long Beach Veteran's Stadium

Clark Avenue and Conant Street 


For a map and list of what you may and may not bring, click here 



 Long Beach Boy Scout Troop 212's Annual Fundraiser

 Free E-Waste Drop-off and Parking Lot Rummage Sale


Grace First Presbyterian Church

3955 Studebaker Road

Saturday, March 24, 2012

8am -2pm


Donations (furniture, clothing, books, household items, etc.) may be dropped off on March 23 from 12pm - 6pm


E-Waste (TVs, computers, monitors, keyboards, electrical cords, etc.) may be dropped off on either March 23rd  or you may use the convenient and free drive-thru service on March 24th



Long Beach Reads


March 2012


The 2012 book is Zorro by Isabel Allende


Out of the Night...Comes the Horseman Known as Zorro 

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

1pm - 2:30pm

El Dorado Community Center -- 2800 Studebaker Road


Hosted by the Friends of the Long Beach Public Library. Marie-Jo Machefert will interview Antoinette Lane, author of Guy Wiliams The Man Behind the Mask, a tribute to the actor who immortalized Zorro on television in the 1950s. Watch a DVD episode from the original series. Opportunity drawing for a copy of Zorro including a special hidden treasure.


For information, call Marve Watkins-King at (562) 598-6061


For a complete list of "One Book" events, visit




Millikan DEFEAT Club Charity Festival


Join the DEFEAT Club in their fight to defeat diabetes


Saturday, March 31, 2012

11am - 4pm

Good Neighbor Park

2800 Studebaker Road


The event is free and open to the public. Activities include food trucks, arts and crafts and music.


Click here to view the flier