May 17, 2015 - LBPD East Division Commander Liz Griffin reminded everyone at the BSRA Meeting, to please keep doors, windows, garages and cars locked. Do not leave valuables in your car, in the front window of your house or in enclosed patios. Finally, be aware of your surroundings when walking. Don’t look like a victim, instead walk in an authoritative way. Stay safe!
April 30, 2015 - Long Beach's Community Emergency Notification System: Just a reminder… Long Beach has a Community Emergency Notification System that allows the City's 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center to rapidly notify residents and businesses by telephone of an emergency affecting their neighborhood or region of the city. This Reverse 9-1-1 system will automatically call listed and unlisted telephone numbers within the affected area and deliver the recorded message. If you have a landline phone within Long Beach, you do not need to sign up, as that phone number is already on the list, but if you would like to have your cellular phone or Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) added, please click here to create an account. April 16, 2015 - Beginning Monday, installation of new smart meter technology will begin in Long Beach, allowing people to pay for parking with credit cards (or coins). The meter installations will start downtown but will also be placed in Belmont Shore on 2nd Street and side streets (but not in parking lots). April 8, 2015 - Councilwomen Suzie Price is hosting a "Spring into Summer BBQ and Concert" featuring music by The Dustbowl Revival. This free family event on Sunday, April 26 will have a moon bounce, face painting and children's crafts as well as food provided and grilled by the Long Beach Firefighters Association and side dishes from Naples Rib Company. Food will be served from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. with the band performing from 5:30 p.m. -7:30p.m. Click here for more details. April 1, 2015 - Update from Councilwoman Suzie Price's office on March 27: The Ocean Boulevard repave project has been postponed. Based on Biologists’ recommendations, construction activities have the probability of creating disturbance or disruptions during nesting season in trees that are located along Ocean Boulevard therefore this project will resume at a later date and not earlier than the fall. Based on this information, the permits that have been issued are not valid. Please do not use them in the Beach lots as citations will be issued. Regular parking on Ocean Boulevard will resume later this afternoon once all signs have been removed and the regular street sweeping schedule will resume next week.
March 24, 2015 - REMINDER: Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price will host a discussion on the City's potential purchase of Roe restaurant at 2nd Street and Claremont Ave in order to create a parking lot or parking structure. The meeting will be at 5:30 pm on Monday, March 30th at the Third District Field Office located at 340 Nieto Ave. March 16, 2015 - We would like to say a big Thank You to the members who completed the 2015 BSRA Survey and for providing helpful comments. The Survey Results have been published and were sent to members with the March Newsletter. You can also access them here by clicking on this link: 2015 Survey Results. March 12, 2015 - Councilwoman Suzie Price has asked 3rd District residents to send her their comments regarding the issue of Medical Marajuana (MMJ). The Planning Commission has created a proposed MMJ ordinance and the City Council is taking up the issue of whether such facilities should be permitted to operate in the City and if so, where they should be located. Click here for Ordinance Please email your thoughts to Councilwoman Price at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 11, 2015 - Meet our NEW East Division Police Commander and 22 year veteran, Liz Griffin, who will be at tomorrow's BSRA meeting! Congratulations, Commander Griffin! Best Wishes to outgoing Commander Paul LeBaron, who is moving to the Detective Division!
February 28, 2015 - 3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price is requesting feedback from the residents in her district regarding the current noise ordinance in effect at Long Beach Airport (LGB) and JetBlue Airways’ formal request that the airport and the City of Long Beach begin the process to establish customs facilities for international flights. Click here for further info on JetBlue's request. In order to better understand the current Airport Noise ordinance, the City Council hosted a study session in February. For further details, please click here. Send your comments to Councilwoman Suzie Price at email@example.com.
February 22, 2015 - The Bay Shore Library is now open on Sundays from 12:00-4:00 pm. 3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price has provided the funding for the Bay Shore Neighborhood Library which to launch a six-month long pilot, offering a full array of library services on Sundays. Regular hours for the Bay Shore Library are now Tuesdays and Thursdays noon to 7:00 pm, Wednesdays from noon to 6:00 pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and now Sundays from noon to 4:00 pm. The Bay Shore Neighborhood Library is located at 195 Bay Shore Ave., Long Beach.