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Entries from March 26th, 2010

LB candidates present their cases at NAACP forum

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer With Long Beach’s April 13 primary election for city offices looming on the horizon, candidates are busy trying to get every vote possible. Ten of those candidates showed up last Sunday at a forum sponsored by the Long Beach branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People […]

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Former Holocaust survivor–POW honored for acts of valor

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, News

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer In the Rubin household, performing mitzvahs, or acts of kindness, was not only an important part of Judaism, but an essential way of life. Tibor “Ted” Rubin’s life is surely a testament to his upbringing. As a Holocaust survivor, Korean War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, he has both […]

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‘Strong’ Show of Support

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, News

About 200 people gathered for the official opening of Chrissy Strong-Marshall Plaza in Somerset Park last Saturday, March 20. Strong-Marshall was a longtime employee of the Long Beach parks department who died after a long battle with cancer. A few months ago, the Long Beach City Council voted to rename Somerset Park in her honor, […]

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Around Town

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Around Town

NOT A ‘WASTE’ OF TIME The County of Los Angeles, the Department of Public Works and area sanitation districts will present a Hazardous Waste and e-Waste Roundup on Saturday, March 27 from 9am to 3pm at Long Beach Veterans Stadium, corner of Clark Avenue and Conant Street. A complete listing of what may or may […]

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LB Day Nursery honoring Knabes at luncheon

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, News

Long Beach Day Nursery recently announced that LA County Supervisor Don Knabe and his wife Julie will be honored at a Tea for Tots luncheon on Saturday, May 22 at the Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 E. Appian Way. Registration begins at 11am, with the silent auction open until lunch is served at 12:30pm. The […]

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