Gaslamp Restaurant jazzes up Thursdays

Starting Feb. 7, the Gaslamp Restaurant & Bar will feature world-class jazz every Thursday with The Frank Potenza Trio. Jazz guitar virtuoso Frank Potenza is setting up a Thursday night residency at the Gaslamp. An accomplished artist in his own right with seven solo albums to his credit, Frank is also one of the most…

Eleven-year-old boy heads to national boxing tournament

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Eleven-year-old Moises “Mighty Mo” Orozco lives a more disciplined life than most adults and it’s already paying off. Out of the hundreds of boys in a six-state western region who competed in boxing matches, he won the championship, giving him the right to fight in the 25th Annual Silver Gloves…

U.S. Corps of Engineers dredging underway

The United States Corps of Engineers recently began maintenance dredging operations in Queensway on Monday, Jan. 28. The dredging will clear the navigation channel to the Catalina Express terminal that has been closed due to storms earlier this month.

NAR president to speak at LB Broker Preview Network Meeting

2008 President of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Dick Gaylord is signed on to speak at the Long Beach Broker Preview Networking meeting Feb. 7 at 8:30 a.m. A realtor for 30 years, Gaylord is a longtime advocate of organized real estate and is offering his own personal message, entitled “Keys to Unlock the…

Strollin’ in Bixby Knolls

By Heather Posey Staff Writer The Bixby Knolls Starbucks was packed last Saturday morning, but this time it wasn’t for the coffee. Nearly 20 people gathered around the Atlantic Avenue coffee house awaiting the first meeting of new neighborhood walking club, the Bixby Knolls Strollers.

SH plans upgrades to police radio system

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer In the not-too-distant future, all police and fire departments in Los Angeles County will have instant communication capability with each other through an integrated wireless voice and data communications system. The need for that capability in all regions of the United States became obvious after the 9/11-terror attack and after…