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Entries from December 26th, 2008

Chinese traditions re-emerging through New Year Spectacular

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment

A renaissance of traditional Chinese culture is emerging with the Western U.S. Falun Dafa Association and New Tang Dynasty Television presenting Divine Performing Arts’ (DPA’s) Chinese New Year Spectacular in Southern California as it embarks on its 2009 global tour. Divine Performing Arts’ productions have grown by leaps and bounds. In its inaugural 2006-2007 season, […]

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Communiqué with Rae

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Communique From Rae, Uncategorized

Councilwoman Gabelich Column Making a list, checking it twice…the last minute shopping, the wrapping, the menus and, oh yes, the time to reflect on what the season means to me. Thought I would take a break from all of that to wish each and every one of you a very blessed holiday season. This gives […]

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Volunteers Needed to Count City’s Homeless Population

December 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Community, Uncategorized

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting volunteers to help conduct the City’s fourth biannual homeless count, set for January 29, 2009.

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Nonprofits reach troubled juveniles through art program

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Community, Uncategorized

Artist Jose Martinez used his expertise in cutting-edge graphics and aerosol art to train nine Shortstop graduates how to put their graffiti ideas onto canvas. The board of directors of Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) has named Long Beach Bar Foundation as a recipient of one of their annual strategic grants. The LBCF strategic focus […]

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A Labor of Love

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

Day Laborer Theater troupe member Victor Wermer engages workers at the Signal Hill Job Center during a performance on last week. Cornerstone Theater Company, a nationally recognized community theater company that builds bridges between diverse communities, and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), an alliance dedicated to improving the lives of day laborers in […]

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