Standing Applause

Our neighborhood to the west, Craftsman Village Historic District was awarded for years of hard work at the prestigious LB Heritage Preservation Awards gala. Way to go Craftsman!!!

Press release

Craftsman Village is so pleased to announce that Craftsman Village Park is the recipient of the Long Beach Heritage Preservation Award. We will be celebrating at the Queen Mary tonight. I’d like to thank all of those who donated their time and talent towards the creation of our park. Today we have a beautiful little pocket park for all to enjoy. Michelle Arend-Ekhoff, Co-chair

Long Beach Crime Portal and Monthly Crime Statistics – Kenny Shiozaki-Kawamoto

DataLB ( is the city’s new public GeoSpatial & Open Data Portal for exploring, visualizing and downloading data that is now publicly available.  Users are able to filter by date ranges, day of the week, time of day, and crime type.  There are over 24 different crime types to select from and each occurrence is mapped by a unique data point.  Users are able to select a data point and see detailed information like the address, date, and time of day.

In addition to the Crime Portal, the city also posts monthly crime statistics at

The statistical reports contain the LBPD’s monthly crime statistic data sorted by 5-year summary, previous year to current year, and reporting district.  Below is a partial view of the citywide report for January 2018.



For a more detailed post on how to use the Crime Portal and how RPNA is using both the Crime Portal and Monthly Crime Statistics as a comparison tool, please visit

Safety and Crime Watch