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Community Invited to Attend Queer Art Pop-Up at Harvey Milk Park 7/24/2017 The City of Long Beach Innovation Team (i-team), in collaboration with Work Evolution and Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez, will host a pop-up art event featuring visual art, performing art, an...
City Council Approves Draft of Citywide Blueprint for Economic Development 4/5/2017 On April 4, 2017, City Council approved the City’s Draft Blueprint for Economic Development that informs the City’s overall economic development work plan for the next ten years, by a una...
Trans Day of Visibility at Harvey Milk Park on Friday, March 31 3/28/2017 The City of Long Beach, in collaboration with Work Evolution, will be hosting Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) at Harvey Milk Park and Equality Plaza (Harvey Milk Park) on Friday, March 31,...
Community Invited to Series of Events to Further Activate Harvey Milk Park 2/22/2017 The community is invited to attend a series of events designed to further activate Harvey Milk Park and Equality Plaza (Harvey Milk Park) throughout February and March. The series will in...
City of Long Beach Releases 2016 Crime Statistics, Murders Decrease by 8.3% 1/23/2017 Final year-end crime statistics unveiled today indicate that the most serious crime of murders dropped by 8.3% in 2016, and that overall crime in the City of Long Beach remained essential...
Tracy Colunga Named Innovation Team Director 12/15/2016 Today City Manager Patrick H. West named Tracy Colunga the Director of the City’s Innovation Team (i-team). Ms. Colunga brings more than 10 years of professional experience with the City ...
Harvey Milk Park Transformation Underway 11/30/2016 As a part of its broader economic development efforts, the City of Long Beach is transforming Harvey Milk Promenade Park and Equality Plaza (Harvey Milk Park) into an outdoor, public coll...
Provide Input on City’s Blueprint for Prosperity; Attend Economic Development Study Sessions 11/22/2016 The public is invited to provide input on the City’s vision for strengthening economic development, during a study session at the Economic Development Commission (Commission) meeting on T...
City of Long Beach Named Top 10 Digital City Six Years in a Row 11/17/2016 For the sixth consecutive year, the City of Long Beach has been named a Top 10 Digital City, surpassing numerous other cities in a national survey that spotlights municipalities best demo...
City of Long Beach Joins White House Data Driven Justice Initiative 10/17/2016 The City of Long Beach has joined the White House Data Driven Justice Initiative (DDJ), joining more than 100 cities seeking to disrupt the cycle of incarceration.
City of Long Beach Launches ‘BizPort’ New Business Portal 10/5/2016 The City of Long Beach today launched its new online Business Portal, BizPort, a digital ombudsman to help entrepreneurs easily navigate the steps to start, manage, and grow a business. B...
Long Beach a Finalist for Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County 9/22/2016 The City of Long Beach is a finalist for the Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County, an annual award bestowed by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)...
Long Beach Announces Innovation Initiatives to Help Businesses Start and Grow 5/5/2016 Mayor Robert Garcia today announced a series of initiatives to help small businesses start and grow in the City of Long Beach. The initiatives, which were driven by the city’s Innovation ...
'The Outdoor Office' Concept Wins $300,000 Knight Cities Challenge, Will Transform Harvey Milk Park 4/12/2016 The City of Long Beach announced it has been named a winner of the Knight Cities Challenge. The winning project, “The Outdoor Office,” will transform a portion of Harvey Milk Park. By con...
BreakThru Long Beach RFI Release Party Marks Milestone of Innovative Pilot Program 1/27/2016 Mayor Robert Garcia and the Long Beach i-team invite the public to the BreakThru Long Beach Request for Information (RFI) Release Party.
Long Beach One of Only Six Cities Selected for Code for America Partnership for 2016 Fellowship Program 11/18/2015 The City of Long Beach today announced a new partnership with Code for America for the 2016 Code for America Fellowship Program, to promote economic development opportunities. Only five o...
Long Beach Innovation Team Works With City Departments to Prioritize Five New Initiatives 10/13/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia and the City Council will receive a progress update at tonight’s City Council meeting on five new innovation and economic development initiatives that will be implemen...
City of Long Beach Announces Innovation Week(s) 9/29/2015 The community is invited to learn more about innovation and entrepreneurship in Long Beach by participating in Long Beach Innovation Week(s), from October 2 to 22, 2015, in partnership wi...
City of Long Beach Receives Grant Award For ‘Startup in a Day’ Pledge 8/5/2015 The City of Long Beach has been awarded $50,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The award is to support the development, implementation, and improvement of online tools...
City of Long Beach Kicks Off Creative Approach to Procurement 7/20/2015 The City of Long Beach has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Knight Foundation and the Long Beach Community Foundation to support a partnership with Citymart. The New York-based firm...
City of Long Beach Announces Innovation Team Members 5/18/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia announced today that Long Beach has hired its first Innovation Team (i-team), funded by a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, to design and implement solutions that i...