9th District Councilmember-elect Rex Richardson isn’t just ready to take his new office on July 15—he’s ready to hit the ground running. With a series of key initiatives already underway to ease the transition between current Councilmember Steve Neal and himself, Richardson is planning to continue the progressive processes and projects that have been ongoing for the last few years in North Long Beach, starting first by putting the District’s infrastructure funds directly in the hands of his constituents.
As part of a complete streets initiative for the Atlantic Avenue corridor, North Long Beach’s main commercial strip will be undergoing a series of improvements over the next seven months.
In the wake of a violent February for North Long Beach—which saw three young men killed in broad daylight in separate incidents—local leaders gathered with residents and community partners at Light & Life Christian Fellowship’s new Cherry Ave. campus Monday night to discuss potential collaborative solutions to the recent spike in crime.
One of North Long Beach’s neediest parks unveiled a slew of revitalized amenities last week with the grand opening of Coolidge Park’s rebuilt playground, resurfaced basketball court and brand new exercise stations.
A woman with more than a decade of experience helping Los Angeles County’s Business Improvement Districts will be the first program manager for the newly formed Uptown Property Business Improvement District, the Uptown Property and Community Association’s Board of Directors decided at its January 27 meeting.
North Long Beach kicks off what 9th District Councilmember Steve Neal is calling the “Uptown Renaissance” this Saturday with the demolition of the historic Atlantic Theater, which marks the beginning of construction of the new North Neighborhood Library.
A low-income North Long Beach apartment building celebrated the completion of a $9M mostly state-financed facelift Thursday, when renovated unit interiors, high-efficiency plumbing and electrical systems and landscape improvements were unveiled.
After a balloting process that resulted in 56.6% in support and three years of development, the formation of the Uptown Property Business Improvement District (Uptown PBID) will formally be established at the start of 2014