News Center Stay up-to-date on the latest news from the City of Virginia Beach. SearchSearch by Date RangeStart End View News by Category All NewsAgricultureBudget & Management ServicesCity AttorneyCity AuditorCity ClerkCity ManagerCity TreasurerCommissioner of the RevenueCommonwealth's AttorneyCommunications OfficeConvention and Visitors BureauCourtsCultural AffairsEconomic DevelopmentEmergency Communications & Citizen ServicesEmergency Medical ServicesFinanceFireHousing & Neighborhood PreservationHuman Resources (City)Human ServicesInformation TechnologyMuseumsParks & RecreationPlanningPolicePublic HealthPublic LibrariesPublic UtilitiesPublic WorksReal Estate AssessorStrategic Growth AreaVolunteer ResourcesVoter Registrar Page Content City Council Seeks Public Input on Arena Financing ChangesFriday, July 01, 2016The proposed Oceanfront arena project is moving forward. The latest development is a change in how the private project is financed by the developer. The City Council wants to know what you think of the changes.In December, the Virginia Beach City Council approved a developme … Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Launches New Recreation Center Premier Membership July 1Thursday, June 30, 2016Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation will begin offering a new premier membership for its recreation centers beginning on July 1. The new membership option includes unlimited drop-in group fitness classes in addition to regular access to each facility’s incredible amenitie … Commonwealth v. Lesiba Simon Matsoake; Jury Recommends Life Imprisonment for Man Extradited from South Africa to Face Forcible Sodomy ChargeWednesday, June 29, 2016Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Lesiba Simon Matsoake, 41 years old, was found guilty of Forcible Sodomy after a two-day jury trial. The jury fixed his punishment at life in prison. Circuit Court Judg … Limited Homeless Referral Services June 30 to July 14Wednesday, June 29, 2016The City of Virginia Beach will have limited homeless referral services between June 30 and July 14 as its central housing referral call center transitions to a new provider. Citizens who need to access emergency housing and homeless services in Virginia Beach during th … Contact InformationCommunications Office(757) firstname.lastname@example.org(757) 427-5978 VB311(757) 385-3111VB311@vbgov.comVB311 Site More News Releases Can't find what you are looking for? View a complete list of Virginia Beach news releases.