PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
333 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

1/9/2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # CM:010918A
Subject:
City of Long Beach Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Schedule
Contact:
Kevin Lee
Interim Public Affairs Officer
City Manager’s Office
562.570.6811
Kevin.Lee@longbeach.gov




City Offices and Services

City of Long Beach offices and services will adhere to the following schedule on Monday, January 15, 2018. City Hall re-opens on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Closed on Monday, January 15:

  • Animal Care Services and spcaLA (Animal Control Officers are available to respond to calls for service, and lost pets can be redeemed by appointment only by calling 562-570-PETS)
    • Career Transition Center
    • Center for Working Families
    • City Hall
    • Citizen Police Complaint Commission
    • Code Enforcement services
    • El Dorado Nature Center
    • Fire Headquarters, Support Services, Fire Prevention, & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
    • Gas Services (Emergencies: 562.570.2140)
    • Health Department and Health facilities
    • Housing Authority
    • Libraries
    • Neighborhood Resource Center
    • Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Center
    • Park offices and community park facilities
    • Police administration
    • Street Sweeping
    • Swimming pools
    • Towing and Lien Sales
      • Water Department (Emergencies: 562.570.2390)

Open on Monday, January 15:

  • Fire Stations and Lifeguard Stations
  • El Dorado Regional Park
  • Main Police Station Front Desk
  • Marina offices
  • Refuse and Recycling Collection

Street Sweeping

There will be no scheduled street sweeping or enforcement of street sweeping violations on Monday, January 15. Street sweeping will resume its regular schedule on Tuesday, January 16.

Parking Enforcement

Read your parking meter: Parking meters will be enforced on Monday, January 15 unless the meter states "Exempt on Holidays." The days and hours of enforcement are displayed inside the meters.

Refuse/Recycling

Trash and Recycling will be collected as scheduled on Monday, January 15.

Towing and Lien Sales

The Towing Operations & Vehicle Storage Facility that is located at 3111 E. Willow Street between Temple Avenue and Redondo Avenue will be closed on Monday, January 15. Normal business hours are:

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8.00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday and Holidays.

Vehicles and property are available for release outside of the hours listed above for an additional fee. More information can be found online.

Libraries

All Long Beach Public Libraries will be closed Saturday, January 13, 2018 for the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Bay Shore, Burnett, El Dorado and Michelle Obama Neighborhood Libraries will be open on Sunday, January 14.  All Libraries are closed on Mondays, per their normal schedule and will reopen on Tuesday, January 16. (The library catalogdownloads, and databases  are available 24/7.)

Treecycle

The City’s annual holiday “Treecycling” Tree Recycling program gives residents a chance to dispose of trees free of charge while keeping the trees out of the trash after the holidays.

From December 26, 2017 through January 12, 2018 residents can drop off trees at several locations throughout the City, as shown on www.longbeach-recycles.org. Residents with City refuse service can leave their trees out where trash is normally collected by 7:00 am on Saturday, January 13, 2018.

All trees must have decorations and stands removed, and trees over 12 feet tall should be cut in half.

About the City of Long Beach

Home to approximately 470,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services and more. The City also has a highly-respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 170 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths, and a Bike Share program.

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