LB City Council to consider ordinance to regulate marijuana stores

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Next Tuesday, November 10, the Long Beach City Council will consider an ordinance drafted by City Attorney Robert Shannon to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Last Tuesday, November 3, the council received a recommendation from the council’s Economic Development and Finance Committee on what the city can do…

Found Theatre uses humorous production to raise awareness, funds for domestic-violence agencies

The Found Theatre will present fundraising performances of its current show Deadly Appliances to benefit Interval House Crisis Shelters & Centers for Victims of Domestic Violence and Woman To Woman Recovery Center. One-hundred percent of proceeds from ticket sales will go to these vital organizations, whose funding has been dramatically impacted by the California budget…

Letters to the Editor

A Welcome Sight I live in Cal Heights and look forward to seeing your paper rolled up on my doorstep. It is ALWAYS filled with very useful, timely information that keeps me up to date on Long Beach/Signal Hill happenings. Thanks! Tom Leary Long Beach ———————————- Protecting our Pets Incidents of domestic violence rise significantly…

Around Town

FOR ART’S SAKE Nino’s Italian Restaurant Art Bar, 3853 Atlantic Ave., will host a reception for Long Beach watercolor artist Don De Lew Friday, Nov. 6 from 6pm to 10pm. De Lew’s artwork will be on exhibit for the month of November. A GARDEN OF EATIN’ The Wrigley Garden will have a plant sale on…

Garden Variety: Preserving Liquid Assets with a Rain Barrel

By Jennifer E. Beaver In November, my family crams a year’s worth of home repair and redecorating into a single month. Sure, we could spread the painting, grouting and picture-hanging around over the other 11 months, but where’s the challenge in that? With out-of-town relatives coming for Thanksgiving and friends dropping by throughout the holidays,…

Comics to trade laughs for toys in charity show

This year, the spirit of giving starts with some laughs, chuckles and a few guffaws, as, for the seventh year, top comedians are performing to collect toys for underprivileged kids for the holiday season. This year’s charity is For the Child, which provides comprehensive child-abuse treatment and family-focused mental health care, counseling, and therapy to…