Morning Coffee - A Caffeinated News Update
April 12, 2012
April 12 (Today) Parks And Recreation Commission - The Long Beach Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 9 a.m. at the El Dorado Park West Community Center Senior Center Library, 2800 Studebaker Rd. For more information, call 562/570-3170 or e-mail email@example.com.
April 16 Harbor Commission Meeting - The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners meets at 1 p.m. at the port administration building, 925 Harbor Plaza. The agenda is forthcoming. For more information, visit http://www.polb.com.
April 17 City Council Meetings - The Long Beach City Council meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall to discuss: accepting funding from the State of California Department of Health Services to provide beach water quality monitoring and public notifications; protecting taxpayers from bearing special election costs due to city officials not completing their full terms; and more. Prior to its regular meeting, the city council gathers as the successor agency to the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency at 3:30 p.m. to discuss Fire Station 12 and more. It also meets for a special budget meeting at 5 p.m. to receive a report on potential tax measures as revenue raising options. For more information, visit http://www.longbeach.gov/council.
April 19 Planning Commission Meeting - The Long Beach Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The agenda is forthcoming. Visit http://www.lbds.info/planning.
April 20 Deadline For Port Interim Headquarters Information Submittals - The Port of Long Beach is requesting information from office building owners and their representatives as part of its search for an interim headquarters facility. According to officials, the port's current building at 925 Harbor Plaza no longer meets its needs and does not meet today's earthquake codes. The port plans to either lease or purchase its new facility. Information may be submitted no later than 3 p.m. on April 20. The complete “Request for Information” document is available for download at http://www.polb.com/economics/contractors/rfq_rfp/information.asp.
Business Meetings And Other Events:
• April 12: The Queen Mary and the Long Beach Chamber host the first Long Beach Business Expo in the ship's Grand Salon from 4-9 p.m. Tickets are $15. Visit http://www.queenmary.com/LB-Business-Expo.aspx.
• April 14: The Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Signal Hill Police Department are offering a free three-day course for community emergency response team training taking place April 14, April 21 and April 28, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Signal Hill Community Center. Must be at least 18 years old to participate. To enroll, contact Sergeant Robert Cravens at 562/989-7222, ext. 46, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
• April 16: Councilmember Gerrie Schipske hosts “Open Up Long Beach” with a tour of the Emergency Communications & Operating Center (ECOC) to learn how emergencies are handled in the city, 6:30-9 p.m., ECOC, 2990 Redondo Ave. RSVP at http://www.longbeach.gov/district5.
• April 16: The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a business networking mixer, 5:30-7:30 p.m., KAVIKAS Grill & Bar. Register at http://www.lbchamber.com/events or by e-mailing email@example.com.
• April 17: California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) hosts the free Southern California Technology in Education Conference, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., CSUDH Loker Student Union. Register at http://www.csudh.edu/actech/techday.
• April 18: Naples Island Business Association meeting, noon to 1 p.m., Naples Rib Company. Visit http://www.naplesislandbusiness.com.
• April 19: Belmont Shore Parking and Business Improvement Area Advisory Commission meeting, 8 a.m., Bay Shore Library. Visit http://www.longbeach.gov.
• April 19: 3rd District Neighborhood Association meeting with speaker Curtis Tani, director of technology services for the City of Long Beach, 11:45 a.m., Long Beach Yacht Club. Call 562/570-8756.
• April 21: Councilmember Gerrie Schipske hosts the third annual Solar Grand Prix competition, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., El Dorado Park at the corner of Willow and Studebaker Road. Call 562/570-6932 or visit http://www.longbeach.gov/district5/solargrandprix.
• April 26: Rotaract Long Beach hosts “Love Your City!” to benefit The Palace, a new apartment building for former foster youth, 4:30-11 p.m., The Factory Gastropub. Visit http://www.rotaractlb.org/love-your-city.
• April 28: St. Mary Medical Center and St. Anthony High School host the third annual SAINTS Run 5K to benefit the school’s students in need of financial aid, 8 a.m., Belmont Pier. Cost to pre-register on or before April 25 is $15 for participants 18 years old and under, $30 for participants 19 years old and over. Register at http://www.longbeachsaints.org.
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Morning Coffee - A Caffeinated News Update
June 17, 2013
New Issues Of The Long Beach Business Journal Hit Stands Tomorrow:
• Copies are at the office today! Feel free to stop by and pick one up. We're located at 2599 E. 28th St., Ste. 212 in Signal Hill. We open at 8:30 a.m.
City Meetings And Events:
• June 17: Port of Long Beach Harbor Commissioners meet at 1 p.m. at port administration building, 925 Harbor Plaza, to discuss: report from Solis Group on project labor agreements for Middle Harbor project; update on demonstrations of zero-emissions equipment for port operations; a $1 million contract with MBC Applied Environmental Sciences, in partnership with the Port of Los Angeles, for a 2013 biological survey of San Pedro Bay; a $2.2 million contract for joint command and control center infrastructure enhancements; and more. For more information, visit http://polb.com/commission.
• June 18: Long Beach City Council meets at 5 p.m. at city hall to discuss: transferring administrative control of land used for oil field operations from the Port of Long Beach to the city, related to the Gerald Desmond Bridge project; a grant to support the professional services to prepare a new development code for the Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan (SEADIP); accepting nearly $6 million in Workforce Investment Act grants for training provider vendors; purchasing earthquake insurance covering city hall and the convention center; and more. For more information, visit http://longbeach.legistar.com.
• June 20: The Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners meets from 9-10 a.m. in the boardroom at the water department administration building, 1800 E. Wardlow Rd., to discuss: adopting the 2013-2014 budget for the department and sending that budget to the city manager, mayor and city council; fixing rates and charges for water and sewer services to all customers pending the approval of the city council by ordinance; and more. Call Sandy Fox at 562/570-2302.
• June 20: The Long Beach Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at city hall to discuss a conditional use permit to convert an office building into a self-storage building in the 1st Council District and to conduct a study session regarding the Long Beach Housing Element 5 update. Visit http://longbeach.legistar.com.
• June 20: Second District Councilmember Suja Lowenthal hosts the State of the Second District from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Edison Theatre, 213 E. Broadway. RSVP by calling 562/570-6684.
• June 25: Seventh District Councilmember James Johnson hosts a free port cruise for district residents at 6 p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 562/570-7777.
• June 26: Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin hosts Congress in Your Community with staff of Congresswoman Janice Hahn from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the district field office, 5641 Atlantic Ave. Call 310/831-1799 or e-mail email@example.com.
Business Meetings & Events:
• June 17: Leadership Long Beach Institute Class of 2013 hosts a welcome reception and class service project presentation at 5 p.m. at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Presentation of class service projects at 6 p.m., followed by a dinner and graduation ceremony at 7:30 p.m. The reception and presentation events are free and open to the public. Parking is $10. Graduation is $50. Call 562/997-9194.
• June 17: Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance meets from 7-9 p.m. at Veterans Park Social Hall, 101 E. 28th St. featuring guest speaker Diane Ripley to discuss the Wrigley Heights Cleanup project. Coffee, desserts and other refreshments provided. On-site childcare provided with no charge with 24-hour notice. Call 562/427-5021.
• June 19: Long Beach Chamber hosts a business networking breakfast at 7:15 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Long Beach Airport Hotel, 2640 N. Lakewood Blvd., featuring guest speaker Wende Nichols-Julien, president of The California Conference for Equality and Justice, to discuss “Human Relations in the New Economy.” $15 for members; $30 for non-members. Call 562/599-9234 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• June 20: Long Beach Chamber Women’s Business Council (WBC) hosts “Celebrating Women in Business Dinner” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Hotel Maya, 700 Queensway Dr. as a thank you to the 2013 WBC Board of Directors. Call 562/432-8128.
• June 21: The Tippers Club, a group of professional business associates in Long Beach, meets from 7-8:30 a.m. at The Grand, 4010 E. Willow St., for breakfast, networking opportunities and to hear from a featured speaker. Learn more at http://www.thetippersclub.com.
• June 22: Friends of Bixby Park host the 2nd annual “Art in the Park’ exhibition from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring works by local artists, poetry reading and live music performed by Second Wind. Picnic box lunches available for $10. Visit http://www.friendsofbixbypark.org.
• June 27: Long Beach Chapter of the Lincoln Clubs meets at noon for its monthly meeting at the Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 E. Appian Way. Guest speaker is Jim Burlte, new chairman of the California Republican Party. Lunch is $25 for members; $35 for non-members. Call 562/439-9390.
• June 27: Long Beach Chamber hosts 122nd Inaugural Gala honoring Long Beach aviation partners Aeroplex, Airflite, Boeing, Long Beach Airport, Marriott Long Beach and UPS. The Destination Tomorrow Award is being presented to JetBlue. In addition, the gala is honoring outgoing chairman Jerry Miller and incoming chairman LaDonna DiCamillo. Reception at 5:45 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m. Call Samantha at 562/432-7830 or e-mail email@example.com.