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Entries from September 25th, 2009

Compassionate Cuisine event to serve up all things vegan to honor Vegetarian Day

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment, food, Health

The community is invited to celebrate International Vegetarian Day in Long Beach with music, speakers, cooking demonstrations, and vegan food and beverages at the Fourth Annual Compassionate Cuisine event Friday, October 9, from 7pm to 11pm. All proceeds will go to Animal Acres farmed animal sanctuary and compassionate living center in Acton, Calif., which is […]

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Recycling company to help make marathon Earth-friendly

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Environment, Health

SA Recycling has joined forces with the International City Bank Marathon to help lessen the impact on the environment and reduce the carbon footprint of the event. More than 100 staff will make up the SA Recycling “Green Team,” helping participants to recycle their water bottles and other recyclables. There will be recycle bins located […]

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Cal Rep, Queen Mary teaming up to give theater patrons a horrifying night

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Arts, Entertainment, theater

Hundreds of theatre students from California State University, Long Beach will work as interns this October for “Shipwreck,” the Queen Mary’s Halloween event, produced every year by The Gridlock Group. This year’s “Shipwreck” marks the 15th anniversary of the “Halloween Terrorfest,” when fright-filled mazes and villainous spooks fill the ship that is itself rumored to […]

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On Gabrieleno-Tongva land, Long Beach VA Hospital pays tribute to the tribe

September 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News

Tongva tribal elder Rocking Earth Keeper (Mark Acuna– left) and Chief Red Blood (Anthony Morales– right) at the monument unveiling By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer For thousands of years before the Europeans came to North America, the Tongva Nation occupied the entire Los Angles Basin. Those Native Americans had villages on lands ranging from the […]

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Three Cal Heights homes fuse old-style charm with updated renovations

September 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer (Part one in a six-part series on the California Heights Home and Garden Tour) Jerry and Caryn Baumgarten (California Avenue) Houses are rarely kept in their original condition, but Jerry and Caryn Baumgarten’s California Avenue home comes close. Minus a 1980s kitchen remodel and a reconfiguration of the laundry room […]

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