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EMPOWER PEOPLE CAMPAIGN PUTS GENEROSITY TO WORK

DLBA's Public Safety Team is beginning the new year by introducing the Empower People Campaign, a program designed to raise awareness, at the street level, of local organizations that help people experiencing homelessness and/or mental illness. "The idea behind this...

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DTLB UNFILTERED PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The kaleidoscopic Pike Ferris wheel at dusk.....Boats shrouded in mist......Dramatic portraits of buildings old and new: This is some of the visual poetry of Downtown Long Beach captured in pictures by participants in this year's DTLB UNFILTERED photography contest,...

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CLEAN AND SAFE TEAM EMPLOYEES OF THE QUARTER

A Safety Perception survey conducted by DLBA over the last few years shows that Downtown residents, visitors, workers and business owners have an increasingly positive view of Downtown Long Beach. They also have a greater awareness of the duties performed by the DLBA...

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DLBA ANNUAL REPORT REFLECTS VISION FOR 2020 AND BEYOND

During its December board meeting, Downtown Long Beach Alliance presented its annual report, a transparent and in-depth look at the inner workings of the DLBA team and its achievements in 2019. "Looking back on 2019 we cannot help but feel overwhelming pride in a year...

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IN PICTURES: New Year’s Eve at the Waterfront

Photos from Downtown Long Beach Alliance's 2020 New Year's Eve at the Waterfront. Over 2,000 people came out to enjoy live music, cirque performers, refreshments and firework show! Photos by Jose Calderon Sign up for Downtown Long Beach Mobile Alerts! Text...

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IN PICTURES: Shop Small Saturday 2019

Photos from Downtown Long Beach Alliance's Shop Small Saturday event. There were over 50+ businesses participating in this year's Small Business Saturday throughout DTLB. The event encouraged customers to shop local & support small businesses this...

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ARTS COUNCIL STEPS FORWARD WITH THE LONG BEACH ART WALK

The Long Beach Art Walk, a second-Saturday tradition in the Downtown's East Village, is enjoying a steady rise in attendance and popularity since the Arts Council of Long Beach assumed leadership of it last May and expanded it throughout the Downtown. The event, which...

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OVERNIGHT WINTER SHELTER SET TO OPEN IN DECEMBER

A winter shelter providing beds, meals and essential services for homeless individuals will be opening in West Long Beach on December 7. The facility, located at 1718 Hayes Avenue, will be open from 5 p.m. until 7 a.m. seven days a week through March 31. According to...

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YOUR DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Spending time shopping, dining and sight-seeing this holiday season in Downtown Long Beach is a richer and more rewarding experience than ever. Over 40 businesses throughout the neighborhoods that make up the Downtown are participating, offering specials throughout...

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DLBA LIGHTS UP DOWNTOWN WITH HOLIDAY DECOR

Holiday traditions awaken the echoes of the past.  The Downtown Long Beach Alliance, implementing its Holiday Décor program for the sixth year, has festooned many areas of Downtown with lights, garlands, wreaths and bows, creating a warm, walk-enhancing look which...

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