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Applications Open for LB Creative Economy Grants Program
The application period opened for the City of Long Beach’s creative economy grants program. This program, funded by the Long Beach Recovery Act, will provide funding to local arts, culture and history nonprofits and professional artists to be utilized for operational recovery, public murals, community projects and artist fellowships. The application period for all programs will close June 10, with the exception of the public mural program, which closes Aug. 5.
LA Controller Ron Galperin unveiled an updated, enhanced version of his Checkbook LA website, which allows the public to review current and historical data on how the city spends its money on goods and services. Users can search by department, vendor or item, and will find data for 2022 and each fiscal year back through 2013. Details: https://lacity.spending.socrata.com/#!/year/2022/
California State Parks Passes Available at LA and LB Public Libraries
In partnership with California State Parks and the California State Library, you can now check out a vehicle day-use entry pass for over 200 California state parks.
In-Person Senior Nutrition Program Resumes
The City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine has resumed its inperson Senior Nutrition Program at various sites throughout the city. Hot or cold nutritious meals are served to residents age 50 and above.