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On Saturday, June 6th, Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson and the Uptown Business District will host the Beach Streets Village Fest at Houghton Park. The headliner for the festival is alternative hip-hop group, “The Pharcyde.”

Councilmember Rex Richardson's Weekly Letter

Dear neighbor,  

Tonight at 5 p.m., I will be hosting the "Community Conversations: Opportunity & Justice" summit at the Molina Healthcare Event Center.  We will be joined by a number of key guests, including Mayor Robert Garcia, City Prosecutor Doug Haubert, Brent Cohen from the US Department of Justice, Angie Salazar from the Children's Defense Fund, and LBUSD Board Member Megan Kerr, among others.  The summit will build on the My Brother's Keeper Local Action Summit, and examine opportunities to place a greater focus on at-risk 16 to 24 year old residents of Long Beach.  To RSVP, please click here!

Also, this Saturday, June 6th, we will be kicking off the Beach Streets Village Fest at Houghton Park during Beach Streets Uptown.  There will be live musical performances from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  We will be joined by an diverse and impressive lineup of entertainers, including hip-hop, spanish reggae, neo soul, spoken word, and more.

The lineup features legendary hip hop alternative group The Pharcyde with a live band, Stacy Barthe, Yo-Yo, Los Rakas, Blu & Exile, Buck Bowen, Dj Ervin Arana, Clean, Philosophy and special guest host Spicy Mari from REAL 92.3.  To top off our performances, we will also have skate and BMX competitions, food trucks, local vendors, and many other fun activities. Grab your bikes, lawn chairs, and blankets, and finish your Beach Streets route at Houghton Park. For more information, please click here!

Go uptown!

Councilmember Rex Richardson