PRESS RELEASE

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

11/17/2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 111721
Subject:
City of Long Beach Thanksgiving Week Schedule
Contact:
Jennifer De Prez
562.570.6818
Jennifer.DePrez@longbeach.gov
Public Affairs Specialist
Office of Public Affairs & Communications




Long Beach, CA - In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the City of Long Beach facilities and services listed below will adhere to the following schedules on Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26.

Open on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday), Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26:

  • Fire Stations and Lifeguard Stations
  • All City parks and trails, including El Dorado Regional Park (Nature Center closed Thursday)
  • Long Beach Airport
  • Main Police Station Front Desk
  • Refuse and Recycling Collection (offices will be closed but refuse and recycling will be collected as usual)
  • Gas Services Dispatch (562.570.2140) open 24/7 for emergency calls
  • Water/Sewer Dispatch (562.570.2390) open 24/7 for emergency calls 

Open Friday, Nov. 26, but closed Thanksgiving Day (Thursday), Nov. 25:

  • City-run COVID-19 test sites
    • Long Beach City College - Pacific Coast Campus and Houghton Park testing sites open Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • El Dorado Nature Center (El Dorado Regional Park open Thursday and Friday)
  • Marina offices (Alamitos Bay Marina, Shoreline Marina)
  • City pools (Belmont Plaza Pool, King Park Pool and Silverado Park Pool)

Closed on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday), Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26:

  • Billie Jean King Main Library, all branch libraries, including pickup services and Library offices (digital resources available 24/7)
  • BizCare Pop-Up at Mark Twain Library
  • Building and Safety Services, including inspections, plan reviews and Permit Center
  • City Hall
  • City Prosecutor Office
  • Citizen Police Complaint Commission
  • Community Hotline (562.570.INFO), Resource Hotline (562.570.INFO, option 5), BizCare Hotline (562.570.4BIZ)
  • Code Enforcement Services
  • COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinics
  • Energy Resources offices
  • Fire Headquarters, Support Services, Fire Prevention & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
  • Health Department and Health facilities
  • Housing Authority
  • Long Beach Airport administration offices
  • Long Beach Animal Care Services and spcaLA
  • Neighborhood Resource Center
  • Park offices and community park facilities
  • Special Events and Filming offices
  • Street sweeping
  • Towing and Lien Sales
  • Water Department offices
  • WorkPlace, Youth Opportunity Center and Pacific Gateway Administrative offices
  • Gas, Water and Refuse Call Centers

City Hall
While City Hall is closed on Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, the public is encouraged to take advantage of the convenient online resources available on the City of Long Beach website, as well as bill payment options available on the Financial Services website.

Street Sweeping
There will be no scheduled street sweeping or enforcement of street sweeping violations on Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26. Street sweeping will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Nov. 29. 

Parking Enforcement
Read your parking meter: Parking meters will be enforced Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, except for meters that state “Exempt on Holidays.” The days and hours of enforcement are displayed inside the meters.

Refuse/Recycling
Refuse and Recycling will be collected as scheduled on Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26.

Towing and Lien Sales
The Towing Operations & Vehicle Storage Facility, located at 3111 E. Willow St. between Temple Avenue and Redondo Avenue, will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 24, through Friday, Nov. 26. Normal business hours are:

  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 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 Library locations, including the Library main phone line, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26. All libraries will be open on Saturday, Nov. 27. Libraries are not open Sundays or Mondays, per their normal schedule. Library patrons are encouraged to utilize the Library’s vast collection of digital resources, including the Library catalog, downloads, and databases, available 24/7.

Media inquiries can be directed to Jennifer De Prez, Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs and Communications, at 562.570.6818 or Jennifer.DePrez@longbeach.gov.