Volunteers needed for annual Thanksgiving meal delivery

In conjunction with Faith in Action and Volunteer Action for Aging, the nonprofit organization Independence At Home provides an annual Thanksgiving meal delivery program for older and disabled adults who have minimal resources and opportunities for holiday celebrations with family and friends. For several years, with the assistance of volunteers and donations, the organization has…

Picture This art gallery shows ‘Casualties of War’

Picture This Gallery is currently hosting “Casualties of War,” an exhibit that features a series of paintings by artists Arturo Sandoval Diaz and David Arthur Martinez. Martinez said the idea for the paintings came in 2004 with the first work, entitled “1023 Dead and Counting,” which was painted for a Dia De Los Muertos celebration.…

240-plus art pieces to be auctioned at Museum of Latin American Art

The Museum of Latin American Art will once again host the most important auction of contemporary Latin American fine art on the West Coast October 18 and 19. Auction 08: Contemporary Latin American Art will feature more than 240 works of art including paintings, sculptures, works on paper and prints by renowned and emerging artists…

LB city manager evaluating possible wheel clamping program

City Auditor Laura Doud unveiled a wheel clamping program and cost-benefit analysis on August 11 that estimates Long Beach would receive approximately $1.1 million to $2.5 million in annual new net revenues. “The City Auditor’s Office is doing everything we can to collect all revenue due to the City,” said City Auditor Doud. Three City…