Tips help shoppers stay safe

Fraud schemes, which have been in existence for decades, have a tendancy to resurface around the holidays. With the surge of reported identity theft cases, consumers are urged to take extra precautions to secure their personal information.

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…

Gift Guide : Personal expression is best gift

Want to let someone know how you feel this season? Don’t just say it, stitch it. KNBC Graphics can embroider on a variety of fabrics including shirts, jackets, denim, fleece, hats, upholstery covers, towels, golf bags, gym bags—virtually anything. According to owner Biagio Cuomo, “If it fits in the machine, I can make it.”

Puka Bar redefines the Cocktail Hour

This weekend Long Beach will celebrate life, art, and cocktail culture at the Puka Bar’s first annual art show, entitled Cocktail Hour. The show opens tonight at 6 p.m. with $2 martinis and works from local artists and will continue through Sunday, Dec. 2. With newcomers and seasoned veterans, a few of the artists displaying…

Bagel Barn under new ownership

The latest Long Beach eatery, Bagel Barn, located at 4147 Long Beach Boulevard, celebrated its grand opening Saturday, Nov. 17 with guests and fellow business owners in the Bixby Knolls area. Owner Eleanor Sia established her shop in early August. Never finding much in other shops to satisfy her craving, she aims to add a…

Water Replenishment District update

WRD Director joins state agency Director Rob Katherman of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) was elected to serve on the Association of the California Water Agencies Board for their 8th region, which serves both Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.

Is This Book For Me?

The Signal Hill Police Department, in conjunction with the Knights of Pythias, distributed more than 570 donated books to underprivileged children in Signal Hill and Long Beach. The “Is This Book For Me?” book drive ended Nov. 5. (From left to right) Signal Hill Mortgage owner Bob Collins, Signal Hill Police Chief Tom Sonoff, Knights…