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Entries Tagged as 'History'

SH Historical Society transforms park into former nightclub

October 1st, 2010 · No Comments · History

By Neena Strichart Publisher Discovery Well Park seemed to be the perfect location for last Saturday’s pancake breakfast at the “Foothill Club.”

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After tour of historical US sites, Civil War Band to perform free concert

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments · History

The Long Beach City College (LBCC) Band of the California Battalion (also known as the Civil War Band) will perform a free concert for the community at 6pm on Monday, July 12 in the Liberal Arts Campus Quad off of Clark Avenue and Harvey Way. This acclaimed brass band, directed by Dr. Gary Thomas Scott, […]

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Alumni from former So Cal Military Academy in Signal Hill to reunite

June 18th, 2010 · No Comments · History, News

By Steven Piper Editorial Intern From 1924 to 1987, a private school in Signal Hill had a mission to instill the duties of citizenship, the value of teamwork, the importance of the rights of others, and the formation of good social habits, which were embodied by its motto that prioritized character over career. Its students […]

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Neighborhood association wins award for saving historic home

June 11th, 2010 · No Comments · History, News

The Willmore City Heritage Association (WCHA) in Long Beach has won first place in Neighborhoods, USA’s Neighborhood of the Year Award 2010 national competition in the category of Physical Revitalization– Single Neighborhood. The project saved a 106-year-old house from demolition, moved and restored it, helped a local family buy it and removed two blighted, vacant […]

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Juneteenth event to celebrate historical news of Emancipation Proclamation

June 4th, 2010 · No Comments · History, News

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the Long Beach Ministers Alliance, Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services Weed & Seed Program, and the Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach, will conduct the Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon […]

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