The conservation corps provides workplace training and counseling to school-aged youth through park and open space maintenance jobs.
Residents in East Long Beach have access to nearly 16 times the park space than those living in West Long Beach. But as the City Council tries to address this inequity, it will likely run into two big obstacles: time and money.
The location, which is under county jurisdiction, was hailed by Long Beach officials as the top spot because it was unused, undeveloped and did not have any previous financial burdens.
Los programas de “After School Reimagined” se ofrecerán de lunes a viernes de 3 a 6 p.m. El costo del programa es de $10 por semana, por participante, y hay becas disponibles.
Long Beach landed in the 18th spot on The Trust for Public Land’s ParkScore index, six spots higher than last year’s ranking, the organization announced Wednesday.
It is a hidden little gem along 4th Street, sitting between Nebraska and Walnut. The Miracle on 4th St. Park was Long Beach’s first mini-park when it opened in 2000—and now, it will have a grand re-opening after $64K was thrown into improving the space.
While it may not be as grand as the Bixby Knolls Park itself (and leaves us many chances to poke fun at the City’s obsession with naming practically anything a park), the Bixby Knolls Pocket Park has the heart the size of its much-larger, older father figure.
The City Council unanimously approved a motion at Tuesday’s meeting to propose naming a local park in honor of internationally acclaimed Latin singer Jenni Rivera, who grew up in Long Beach and attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School.
The Miracle on 4th Street Park will be getting a much-needed renovation this month, city officials announced today.
Thanks to a $924K grant, the City of Long Beach will be able to improve the wetland areas at Willow Springs Park while also increasing accessibility by way of expanded trails.