Destination Dining

Chuck Fowler of Community Action Group, Linda Ivers from the 8th District Council Office, Vice Mayor Val Lerch, and North PAC Finance Committee Chairperson Laurie Angel have wine and conversation at the grand opening party at La Vineria Italiana on November 6.

DAR Afar

Five members of Susan B. Anthony Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution from Long Beach and four docent volunteers from the Phineas Banning Museum of Wilmington paid their respects in Dover, Delaware last month at the ceremonial dedication of a DAR plaque honoring John Banning, a recognized patriot of the American Revolution by…

Venerating Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, the Queen Mary is flying symbolic signal flags calling out “Thanks Vets” in recognition of all those who have fought for our country. The flags will be flying until November 16.

Kids invited to tackle sport of fishing at derby

The Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Dan Hernandez Youth Foundation are sponsoring the Annual Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, Nov. 22 for kids up to 15 years of age, who will be able to fish with their own poles at El Dorado East Regional Park lake in Long Beach. (Anyone…

Salvation Army seeking seasonal bell ringers

The Salvation Army of Long Beach is seeking volunteers (individuals or groups) and paid bell ringers to ring bells at kettle locations throughout the Long Beach area this holiday season. Contributions to the kettles help impact the lives of families in the Long Beach, Lakewood and Signal Hill areas. In all, there are 34 dates…

Red Cross collecting toys with Holiday Project

On December 13, the Greater Long Beach Chapter (GLBC) of the Red Cross will host its 11th annual Holiday Project, a collaborative event between schools, community organizations, and businesses for a substantial toy drive. After raising toys, high school Red Cross clubs and community volunteers host a holiday party to which hundreds of children from…

LB mayor, fire chief urge participation in earthquake drill

Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster and Fire Chief David Ellis are encouraging all city employees, residents, businesses, and schools to participate in the “Great Southern California Shakeout.” This event will be the largest earthquake drill ever planned and simulated in Southern California and organizers expect it to be the nation’s largest public earthquake preparedness activity…

City of LB developing more affordable housing

The City of Long Beach, through its nonprofit Long Beach Housing Development Company, is moving forward with plans to acquire the final property for the development of new affordable housing in the 1900 block of Long Beach Boulevard. This is immediately adjacent to the newly constructed Olive Villas mixed-income community, another affordable housing development created…