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Entries from June 25th, 2010

LBPD conducting DUI checkpoint in North Division this weekend

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Safety

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) will be conducting a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Saturday, June 26, from 6pm to 2am in the area of the North Division, in an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol-involved crashes. DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the […]

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Audience gives well-deserved ovation to ICT’s beautiful A Shayna Maidel

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Entertainment Writer A shayna maidel– in Yiddish it means “a pretty girl.” Imagine how pretty you would feel as a young Jewish woman from Poland having survived Auschwitz or Dachau. Would you feel lucky to have survived? Arguable. But pretty? You are more than half-starved, but gaining strength after your post-war […]

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Film series comes out with LGBT-themed classics

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Leisure

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Putting gay film classics back up on the big screen, several organizations have come together to present the Reel Queer Cinema, an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) film series that will open with the indie film But I’m a Cheerleader– in which a straight high-school girl’s friends and […]

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Fusions of various musical styles to characterize Rancho’s summer concerts

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, Leisure

A magnificent 130-year old Moreton Bay Fig tree, stately Italian Cypresses and the historic two-story, 1844 adobe home will provide the backdrop for a variety of free Friday night concerts at the Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site this summer. On Friday, June 25, Voxinglero will present a new blend of Latin rhythms, spotlighting original compositions […]

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When it comes to young wildlife, if you care, leave them there

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Safety

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) urges people who are out enjoying the outdoors to not handle young wild animals they may encounter. People often spot young animals in the wild that they think are orphaned or need help. In most cases they are neither, and should be left alone. In 2008, more than […]

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