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LB Transit launches water taxi weekend pass, extends hours for July 4

Source: LBT

July 1, 2016

Filed under Fourth of July

Long Beach Transit (LBT) is launching a water taxi pass for weekends throughout the remainder of the 2016 season and extending Independence Day water taxi hours to provide transportation along the water in support of evening festivities. On...

Many Long Beach city services to be closed for holiday

Source: City of LB

July 1, 2016

Filed under Fourth of July

The City of Long Beach has announced the following Independence Day holiday closures. • Long Beach City Hall will be closed on Monday, July 4. • Street sweeping and enforcement of street-sweeping violations will not occur...

LBPD warning of consequences from irresponsible celebrating

Source: LBPD

July 1, 2016

Filed under Fourth of July

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is encouraging those celebrating the Fourth of July to do so in a safe and responsible manner. “We are reminding residents and visitors that all fireworks, including those marked 'safe...

Pet owner tips for Fourth of July weekend

Source: LB Animal Care Services

July 1, 2016

Filed under Fourth of July

The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. Taking special care of pets...

Police, fire departments issue fireworks warning with Fourth of July holiday

Sources: LBPD, LBFD, SHPD

July 1, 2016

Filed under Fourth of July

Local police and fire departments are sending out warnings about the illegal use of fireworks in the area with the approach of the Fourth of July holiday. Police will be present to ensure compliance and to remind citizens that...

Hilltop area to be closed to vehicular traffic for Fourth of July

Source: SHPD

July 1, 2016

Filed under Fourth of July

The hilltop area of Signal Hill will be closed to all non-residential vehicular traffic on the Fourth of July holiday beginning at 6pm, according to the Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD). Because hilltop space is limited, residents...

SHPD to enforce 4th of July restrictions

June 29, 2012

Filed under Fourth of July

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) has issued a press release to inform the public that the Signal Hill hilltop area will be closed to all non-residential vehicular traffic on the 4th of July holiday, beginning at 6pm. The...

Local American Legion post seeking donations to cover costs of 4th of July picnic for veterans

June 29, 2012

Filed under Fourth of July

Each year, the American Legion Mayhew-Vincent White Cane Post #266 hosts a 4th of July “picnic in the park" for disabled veterans from the Day Treatment Center at the Long Beach Veterans Hospital as well as for members of Post...

Independence Day concert to feature local bands, celebrate opening of new park space

June 29, 2012

Filed under Fourth of July

Seventh District Councilmember James Johnson and the Long Beach Parks, Recreation, and Marine Department will host a free concert on July 4 that will feature the Long Beach Junior Concert Band and Flattop Tom & His Jump Cats to...

EDCO services change for 4th of July week

June 29, 2012

Filed under Fourth of July

In observance of the holiday on Wednesday, July 4, EDCO Recycling and Waste-Collection Services will not be performing residential collection on that day, and their customer-service offices will be closed as well. Read More »...

Miller Children’s Hospital provides safety tips for the Fourth

June 29, 2012

Filed under Fourth of July

The following was submitted by Danny Luna, injury prevention coordinator of the Family Safety Coalition at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach. Time to get the barbecues, pool toys and baseball bats out of the garage, because ...

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