Redesigned Valor Plaza at Houghton Park Honors Fallen Veterans

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“We want to celebrate our veterans and thank them for their service,” Mayor Robert Garcia said at the ceremony. “Long Beach has a strong history of veterans in our community and a great tradition of honoring and supporting our...

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UPDATE: Long Beach Dub Allstars to Headline Veterans Day Celebration

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The Long Beach Dub Allstars will headline the 2017 Veterans Day Celebration coming up this Saturday, Vice Mayor Rex Richardson announced last week.

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IN PICTURES: Vets Stand United, Proud as Community Honors Their Service

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Veterans from across Long Beach mingled, reminisced and were honored today at the VA Hospital at 7th and Bellflower.

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Honor Those Who Served With These Veterans Day Events in Long Beach

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They answered the country’s call of duty, and now with Veterans Day one day away here’s a list of places you can check out to celebrate and honor those who served in the armed forces.

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Military Veterans in Long Beach Can Now Apply for Special Designations on DMV Cards

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Military veterans in Long Beach and throughout the state can now apply for a “veteran” designation on their identification cards as part of a new collaboration between the Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Long Beach VA Healthcare System Honors Vets During Sunny Veterans Day Celebration

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On Wednesday, the Long Beach VA Healthcare System's Fifth Annual Veterans Day Celebration allowed Long Beach-area veterans to share stories with fellow servicemen and families, remembering their brave contributions in shaping the world we know today. 

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IN PICTURES: Beautiful Day, Great Turnout for Long Beach Veterans Day Parade

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Long Beach has been the home of thousands of war veterans and decades of Veterans Day parades. For the last nineteen years, North Long Beach has hosted the parade, and Saturday's edition was an excellent example of why Northtown...

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Rex Richardson Invites All to the 19th Annual Veterans Day Parade and Vets Fest in Long Beach

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This Saturday, November 7, Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson is inviting the community to celebrate Veterans Day with the 19th Annual Veteran’s Day Parade and Vets Fest, which will immediately follow the parade in Houghton Park.

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Team AMVETS Furnishing Veterans With a Sense of Home

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Mr. Johnson has been waiting for this day for over a month. The 58-year-old hasn’t had a bed of his own for over two years, but today that streak will come to an end. As the movers maneuver through...

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Long Beach Public Library to Honor Our Veterans and Explore War’s Effect on Our Community

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The Long Beach Public Library will be hosting several movie screenings, an author event and other educational and informational events throughout November and December in honor of our veterans and to encourage the exploration of the impact war has...

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