Hospital fundraiser gives from the heart

The Community Hospital of Long Beach (CHLB) Auxiliary will be feeling the love as it celebrates its 13th Annual Tree of Love event this Thursday, Dec. 6 from in the hospital’s front plaza. The event is a fundraiser to help benefit the programs and services of CHLB.

Cruise Diary: For those who enjoy taking to the sea

Television fans recognize the name Jeraldine Saunders as the author of the book The Love Boat, which inspired the hit television series of the same name. What most fans don’t know is that the book was autobiographical in nature, and that Saunders had been one of the first female cruise directors in the world. To…

Snow returns to the streets in Bixby Knolls

It will “snow” in Bixby Knolls thanks to the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association. The BKBIA will host the annual family festival this Sunday, Dec 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Atlantic Avenue between Roosevelt Road and San Antonio Drive. This day of free fun will be full of activities for the kids…

Gift Guide : Local hobby shop builds imaginations

From electric-powered aircrafts to digital slot car and train racing sets, Mod-L-Mania Hobby Store is a treasure trove of great gift ideas for kids. The store itself is a treasure as Long Beach’s only full-line hobby store with an on-site model-building area. Former middle school teacher Chuck Wilkinson is dedicated to showing parents and kids…