East Village Arts Park Celebrated At Re-Opening
March 2007: Coastal Comm'n & City Hall Staff To Confer Re Scheduled July 19-22 Pro Beach Volleyball
March 2007: AVP Crocs Pro Beach Volleyball Adding LB To 2007 Tour, July 19-22
Feb. 2007: Blazing Bike Saddles: Amgen Tour of CA Has High Velocity Finish In LB
Feb. 2007: Saturday Pine Ave. "Party With A Purpose" + East Village "Art In Motion Festival" -- With Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal In Tricycle Relay! -- Leading Up To Sunday Amgen Bike Tour Finish In Downtown LB
Feb. 2007: City Hall Permit Indicates LB Convention & Visitors Bureau Is Paying For Police, City Services @ Amgen Bike Tour/Lifestyle Festival; We Post Salient Permit Terms
Feb. 2007: Another Reported Shooting Rocks "East Village" Area
Feb. 2007: Major Bicycle Race Finale Coming To LB Feb. 24-25; Downtown Businesses Plan Two-Day Olympic-Style Festival Events To Draw Crowds, Benefit Local Charities
Nov. 2006: On a 5-2 vote (Yes: B. Lowenthal, S. Lowenthal, O'Donnell, Richardson, Reyes Uranga; No: Lerch, DeLong; Absent: Schipske, Gabelich), the LB City Council voted on Tuesday night to approve a "Labor Peace" ordinance applicable to certain LB hotels. A second Council vote is required. A court challenge and/or an attempt to override the ordinance with a petition-signature triggered referendum may be forthcoming.
Aug. 2006: DLBA Board Votes To Support Senator Lowenthal's Container Fee Bill (SB 760) For Port Security, Container-Related Rail Projects, Air Pollution Mitigation
July 2006: Smooth Move: After Meeting With UK PM Blair @ PoLB, Gov. Schwarzenegger Comes To Smooths On Downtown Pine Avenue, Uses Rooftop Terrace To Conduct Media Interviews, Is Welcomed By John Morris
July 2006: Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal Agendizes Three-Item Package To Deal With 2nd District Parking Shortage
July 2006: Councilmember Suja Lowenthal & Vice Mayor/Councilmember Bonnie Lowenthal Jointly Propose Banning "Cruising" On Pine Ave. b/w Ocean Blvd.-7th St.
July 2006: Fast Work By LBPD Nabs Fifth Suspect -- Alleged Shooter -- In Pine Ave. Fatal Shooting; He's A LB Resident...Apprehended By Feds At Mexican Border
July 2006: Teen Fatally Shot In Downtown LB
May 2006: Yes, It Happened: More On Outrage In Broad Daylight On LB Streets
May 2006: Outrage In Broad Daylight On LB Streets: Victim Carjacked Area Bixby Park; Forced To Drive To Multiple ATM Machines, Money Taken; Forced To Drive Home (Downtown), Items Stolen; Gunman Then Walks Off Into Downtown LB
March 2006: In Depth/Perspective: Economics + LB Activism = Redevelopment Agency Buying Site With Historic LB Mosaic For Open-Space Promenade Display
Nov. 2005: Council Approves In Principle One-Yr Pilot "Downtown Dining & Entertainment District" With Add'l Police; Ordinance Will Return To Council In About A Month For Final Vote
Oct. 2005: City Mgt. Asks Council To Approve One-Yr Pilot "Downtown Dining & Entertainment District" w/ Standardized Hours & Tiered Conditions; Public Cost For Add'l Police Est. $543,000-$905,000/Yr., Proposed To Be Covered By...
May 2005: "Save LB City Skyline" Pursues Advocacy, Launches Website
April 2005: Fiscal Red Tide: Major Elements Of LB's Downtown Beach/Waterfront Area Are Losing Millions And Have For Years, City Mgt. Memo Tells Mayor & Council
March 2005: City Mgt. Retains Chris Pook As Consultant For Advice On Expanding LB Sea Festival; City Mgt. Memo Suggests Possibility Of Including Series Of Larger Summertime Events
Nov. 2004: Meetings Scheduled Re Revitalization of Downtown's Lincoln Park (Civic Center Plaza)
Aug. 2004: 22-Story Luxury Condo Tower Planned for SE Corner Ocean Blvd. @ Pine Ave.
Jan. 2004: John "Mum's" Morris Settles Lawsuit Against City Hall, Will Stay Downtown -- And Plans Second Location in Belmont Shore
Oct. 2003: Police Pinch Pine Ave. Peeper
Oct. 2003: PT May Exit 6th/Pine HQ For Different LB Site
Aug. 2003: Friday Night Fistfights On Pine Ave (vicinity b/w 3d & B'way) Aug. 15; Cops Present For Abt. Five Hrs., Restore Calm, No Arrests
July 2003: Pine Ave. Pioneer John Morris Is Selling Mum's Restaurant, Will Exit LB Biz For Now & Pursue Opportunities in Northern OC; Buyer Is Jerry Westlund
Dec. 2002: East Village Neighborhoods Get Something Special: Hand Painted Artwork On Utility Boxes
Nov. 2002: CityPlace Opening Ceremony Held in Downtown LB
August, 2002: Downtown LB "CityPlace" Opens With Nordstrom Rack & Ross Dress For Less; Read Developer's List of Other Coming Tenants
August, 2002:Downtown Parking Change Effective Mon. Aug. 12: South CityPlace Garage (3d/Pine) No Longer Available Free, Is Being Converted To Validated Parking For CityPlace & Downtown Biz Participating In Pine Square Validation Pgm.
Jan. 2002: Cirque du Soleil Coming To LB
Mar. 2001: Nordstrom Rack & Ross Dress For Less Coming to LB "CityPlace" (former LB Plaza)
Dec. 2000: Verbatim Text of DDR Release re Start of Construction at LB "CityPlace" (Replacement for LB Plaza)