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Entries from July 31st, 2009

With a mission to help needy, St. Vincent de Paul thrift store officially opens

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Community

(from left) Council president Jim Weiss, Bishop Salazar and Father Villarroya participate in the store’s official ribbon cutting. Story and photo by Neena Strichart Publisher On Pacific Coast Highway, just across the street from Signal Hill, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul celebrated the official grand opening of its new thrift store last Saturday. […]

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Local Goodwill to host its first free shredding event

July 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Community

Shred-4-Good, a new social enterprise of Goodwill Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (SOLAC), will host its first monthly Free Shred Day on Tuesday, August 4 from 8am to10 am. The first box is free, but each additional box is $5. The event is open to residents and businesses in the South Bay […]

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Art show to culminate five-week youth ambassador camp

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Art, Community

The community is invited to support the local Youth Ambassadors program at a special event celebrating the arts on Friday, July 31 from 6pm to 8:30pm at the Expo Building, 4321 Atlantic Avenue, in Bixby Knolls. The arts celebration will feature artwork created by Andy Street and Grisham Youth Ambassadors of North Long Beach. This […]

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In greening of Wrigley, new community garden opens its gates

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Complementing the City of Long Beach’s redevelopment efforts to improve Pacific Avenue through the Wrigley Village Streetscape Project, the Wrigley Village Community Garden will soon begin its service to the area by offering a space for residents of all ages and incomes to grow and eat healthy, organic, local food. The garden, located at 2044 […]

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Active Bixby Knolls couple gets ‘royal’ treatment from community leaders

July 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Philip and Gillian Klinkert By Tessa St. Marie Editorial Intern Bixby Knolls is a special place. The neighborhood seems to have everything, including a diverse community, a variety of small businesses, and block after block of beautiful, old homes. Another thing that makes Bixby Knolls unique is the fact that it is home to royalty. […]

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