LB youth keeps eye on prize

By Ofelia Saenz, Staff Writer Long Beach Olympic boxing hopeful Moises “Mighty Mo” Orozco joined some high profile names, including Quincy Jones, Oscar De La Hoya and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, to serve as a spokesperson for the 2016 Olympic committee in a 30-second PBS radio commercial

Spotlight On Advertisers : FreeSpirit Yoga

FreeSpirit Yoga, 3910 Atlantic Avenue in Bixby Knolls, is hosting a Tai Chi Workshop Sunday, April 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission is $10. Tai Chi is a good way to reduce stress as well as lower blood pressure and cholesterol. It’s great for helping people with rheumatoid arthritis in gaining greater range…

South Bay organization donates books, media cart to Long Beach Children’s Clinic

Members of Vistas for Children Inc. presented the Jester and Pharley Phund’s 40th Smile Cart to the Children’s Clinic earlier this month. Vistas President, Nadine Bobit, Philanthropy Co-Chairwoman Alyse Zwickel and incoming President Amy Ricci of the Manhattan Beach-based philanthropic organization joined Barbara Saltzman, executive director of the Jester and Pharley Phund, in presenting the…

Fines forgiven

As part of National Library Week, from April 15 to Saturday, April 21, the Signal Hill Library, located at 1770 East Hill Street, is waiving any fees incurred during the month of April, according to Library Assistant Chan Harris. However, lost items are not included, he explained, the library will still charge replacement fees.

Shakespeare troupe educates LB on classics

By Jamie Rowe, Copy Editor With William Shakespeare’s birthday coming up Monday, April 23, the Long Beach Shakespeare Company (LBSC) is keeping his spirit alive through year-round productions of his works and other classics, educational outreach programs, and summer festivals. The emsemble’s next production, Richard III, is “a mammoth project,” according to LBSC Artistic Director…

Spa Week spreads word on wellness

In an effort to introduce a new generation of consumers to the benefits of a healthy lifestyle this spring, Spa Week will be bringing $50 spa treatments to consumers at more than 400 spas across the United States and Canada from April 16 to Sunday, April 22. The campaign’s goal is to make wellness a…

Spotlight On Advertisers : Long Beach Heating and Air Conditioning

Long Beach Heating and Air Conditioning, 2517 Cerritos Avenue in Signal Hill, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2007. The company provides sales, service and installation of heating and air conditioning systems, as well as provides duct-cleaning services. They are the area’s oldest residential contractor. For more information, call (562) 422-9554 or visit