Theatre involves audience in naming new play

It’s happened once again. The members of The Garage Theatre have birthed another brainchild in Hello, My Name Is ______. Audience members find themselves at the exciting, new seminar called C.O.M.M.U.N.I.C.A.T.I.O.N. (Communication Opportunities Made Meaningful Using New Intellectual Capacities Already Twined Inside Our Noggins), where they are asked to complete the title of this original…

BIA releases its new Bixby Knolls directory

The Signal Tribune has once again come together with the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association to produce the 2008/2009 Bixby Knolls Directory, thanks to Shannon Clayton, who designed the layout, and Barbara Holbrook, who helped design the ads. The new directory is being delivered to 12,000 homes in the Bixby Knolls, California Heights, Virginia Country…

Cal State Long Beach among top colleges for Hispanic grad students

Confirming its status as one of the most diverse campuses in the nation, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has again made The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine’s “Top 25” list of universities that enroll the most Hispanic graduate students and award them master’s degrees. The publication ranked CSULB ninth for the 2006-07 academic…

Fruit Bounty

By Carol Berg Sloan Registered Dietitian Have you seen the fruit bins at your local grocery store? Wow! This year’s summer fruits are bursting with color, sweetness and nutrition. Surprisingly, many consumers don’t take advantage of these delicious treats for a variety of reasons. Many think they spoil too quickly or that they look good…

Rae Gabelich invites residents, businesses to go shredding

Councilwoman Rae Gabelich is hosting a Shred Fest on Saturday, June 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will take place at Scherer Park in front of the North Division Police Substation at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Del Amo. Long Beach residents and business owners will have the opportunity to properly dispose…

Fitness program caters to the goal-oriented woman

EZ8 Running Boot Camp is changing lives, redefining how women look at themselves. The ultimate goal of EZ8 Running Boot Camp is to be able to run an 8-minute mile with ease, thus the name…Easy Eight (EZ8). EZ8 is owned by Shannon Paul, and operated by her and trainers Shawdee Ghavimi and Caroline Fiegen. Shannon…

Local health and wellness professionals to offer free seminar

In mid-May, Australian climber Lincoln Hall released his book Dead Lucky: Life After Death on Mount Everest for the first time in North America. Hall stopped by NBC’s Today Show on May 15 while promoting the book. During his interview with NBC correspondent Matt Lauer, Hall revealed his story of overnight survival near the summit…