Here’s where to go and how to watch fireworks this weekend (with a standard reminder that lighting fireworks in Long Beach, even the “safe and sane” variety, is illegal in the city).
The free 9 p.m. show will take place in Queensway Bay, with scenic viewing points throughout the area, such as Lions Lighthouse for Sight, Shoreline Village, Rainbow harbor, Marina Green and the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center parking lot.
Three-and-a-half million Southern California residents are expected to travel over Independence Day—an all-time travel record for the holiday for the third straight year.
The city’s dispatch received nine calls per minute during peak time on July Fourth.
Residents won’t have to worry about moving their cars for street sweeping on Wednesday, and other 4th of July closures.
There were no major fireworks-related injuries during the Fourth of July holiday, city officials announced Thursday afternoon; however, multiple rescues, citations and arrests were reported.
With Independence Day just around the corner on Tuesday, July 4, the City of Long Beach has announced which of its services will be closed in observance of the holiday.
This week’s hot days and warm nights look to taper off this weekend, with highs expected to hit the low 70s and lows expected to hit the low 60s, according to the National Weather Service.
The Fourth of July and its annual commemoration of the country’s fight for freedom from tyranny has become an all-too-real reenactment for some Long Beach residents, and a report by the Long Beach Fire and Police departments on how the city aims to lessen the bombs bursting in air this year was the focus at last night’s city council meeting.