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Entries from January 29th, 2009

Exhibit tonight to honor legacy of peacebuilders

January 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

An exhibit featuring photographs, videos and other information about Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Daisaku Ikeda will kick off the 2009 season for Nonviolence Long Beach, which is part of an international 64-day grassroots campaign dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower our lives and […]

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Found Theatre gets SASSy on Sundays with storytelling nights

January 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment

Katy Rydell The Found Theatre has announced the third season of its popular Sunday Adult Storytelling Series (SASS), which will consist of four evenings featuring internationally acclaimed storytellers. Dates and artists for 2009 are: Katy Rydell on Feb. 15; Michael Katz on April 19; Ross Altman on July 12; and Michael McCarty on Oct. 18. […]

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Puppy Bowl V offers alternative for non-football fans

January 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment, Sports

For those not so interested in the Super Bowl, there’s an alternative: Animal Planet’s 5th Annual Puppy Bowl. The unique show will air at 3pm Sunday, Feb. 1, on Animal Planet. While the Arizona Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers go helmet-to-helmet at Superbowl XLIII, “Pepper the Parrot” will kick-off the Puppy Bowl with a unique […]

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Proposed Salvation Army Kroc Center faces difficulty with economic recession

January 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News

The proposed Kroc center may need to be reevaluated if necessary funding doesn’t come through in time. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The economic downturn is making it difficult to raise the money necessary for the development of the Salvation Army’s proposed Long Beach Kroc Center. The project touted as a “world class center of […]

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Food drive gets overwhelming response during unprecedented need

January 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Volunteers Emily and Sam Parker deliver food to one of the local agencies participating in the food drive. The recent food drive organized by Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster and Food Finders resulted in an overwhelming response from Long Beach residents. According to Food Finders’ founder Arlene Mercer, the organization collected 15,854 pounds of food […]

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