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Entries from May 29th, 2009

As stimulus funds roll in, local mayors anticipate more opportunities

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments · News

Leaders from various cities attended Wednesday’s press conference to show support for the economic stimulus package. By Steven Piper Editorial Intern The mayors of Long Beach, Signal Hill and Lomita and prominent community members met Wednesday at the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network (PGWIN) Career Transition Center in Long Beach for a press conference regarding […]

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Bus tour highlights LB’s affordable housing, redevelopment projects

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments · News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA) was formed in 1961, and since then it has overseen many commercial, industrial and residential development projects involving either new construction or significant renovation of existing facilities. The Long Beach Housing Development Company (LBHDC) was formed in 1989. The nonprofit organization was formed to […]

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Garden event to explore variety of Japanese art

May 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Art, Education

Sumi-e ink painting of flowers is one of the art-making techniques that will be taught at Arts Day. Families are invited to partake in a full day of live performances and art making during Arts Day at the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden on the campus of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) on Sunday, […]

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Laura Richardson hosts luncheon to inform seniors

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Richardson said the annual luncheon is her district’s largest event of the year. More than 700 senior citizens attended Congresswoman Laura Richardson’s (D-37) annual Senior Briefing and Luncheon at the Juanita Millender McDonald Community Center in Carson Tuesday. The annual event provided a unique opportunity for seniors throughout the 37th District to come together to […]

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LBPD increasing seat-belt fines, giving no warnings

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments · News

Keep yourself and your family safe and $132 in your wallet by making sure everyone wears their seat belts for every trip. That’s the message the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is telling drivers as part of the 2009 start-of-summer Click It or Ticket mobilization from May 18 to May 31. Fines and fees have […]

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