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Community Meeting Wrap-Up

Pictured here: Staff of Rivera’s Restaurant on E7th Street & Gladys in Rose Park Neighborhood

Special thanks to George, Anna and the amazing staff of Rivera’s Mexican Restaurant for hosting and feeding attendees at the Rose Park Neighborhood Community Meeting on Saturday, August 27th.

Thanks to Paul Van Dyk and Berlyn Maloa of Public Works Transportation Mobility Bureau for the updates on the roadway plans to the E7th street corridor, and the 8th and 11th street bike boulevards. Thanks to Alex Jung and Esequiel Ramirez of the Long Beach Planning Department & City Fabrick with visuals and discussion around the Zone In: City Core zoning regulations and implementation plan. We also thank Mayra Garcia-Cortez of Long Beach Residents Empowered for providing valuable tenant rights information to Rose Park renters. Speakers also included Rose Park residents Cody Lusby of Roses for Rose Park and Kenny Shiozaki-Kawamoto, who presented the Transportation Injury Mapping System to highlight the crash data collected in Rose Park Neighborhood. Thanks to Dawn Mendelson, Director of ArtWorksLBC for highlighting the art wellness and community building we do for neighbors and community partners in Rose Park on Thursdays from 3pm to 5pm.

Pictured here: A rendering provided by Public Works displaying the proposed roadway improvements to E7th Street.

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We have a terrific community gathering planned at Rivera’s Mexican Restaurant at 2901 E 7th St, Long Beach on Saturday, August 27th from 10AM to 12PM.

Our meeting presenters include: the City of Long Beach Mobility Team with an update on the Bike Boulevards in and around Rose Park; Long Beach Residents Empowered (LiBRE) will present critical renter information and be available for individual discussion with attendees. Team members from the City of Long Beach Development Services Planning Bureau will present the Zone In: City Core implementation plan to summarize the process going on just north of us along Anaheim. Rivera’s Mexican Restaurant will also serve up enchiladas to attendees!

Come and meet your neighbors, get involved, and stay informed! See you there!

Questions? Email info@rnpa.org.