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Entries from March 26th, 2010

Lowenthal appointed chair of Transportation Committee

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal assumed the chairmanship of the Transportation Committee Monday, a move that local leaders hailed as a victory for her Long Beach-centered district, one of the most transportation-dependent regions in the state.

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St. Vincent de Paul Council names new exec director

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · News

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles has announced the appointment of David Fields as its new executive director.

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Despite some inappropriate behavior, CSULB’s ‘Evita’ is an impressive show with a timely theme

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre

By Cory Bilicko Entertainment Writer Sometimes it’s difficult to not let one particular unseemly aspect of a show ruin the whole theatrical experience. Cal State Long Beach’s University Players’ production of Evita is indeed an ambitious, successful undertaking with some exceptionally talented vocalists and dancers dramatizing the story of Eva Perón, the First Lady of […]

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Found Theatre bringing more SASS to adult audiences

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · theater, theatre

As part of the Found Theatre’s Sunday Adult Storytelling Series (SASS), storytelling by adults for adults, Angela Lloyd will combine the warmth of ancient storytelling and the brilliance of new Vaudeville on Sunday, April 18 at 7pm. Known as being diagonally parked in a parallel world, Lloyd will share her views through story and song. […]

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Local after-school program helping to close ‘mentoring gap’

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Education

Long Beach BLAST (Better Learning After School Today) recently released the evaluation results of its mentoring program for 2008-2009, which indicated that it has been effective in addressing academic and other problems of at-risk youth. According to the results, the youth BLAST serves improve significantly in academic performance, behavior and interpersonal relationships. More than 70 […]

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