Greek Festival returning with traditional music, dance, food

Now in its 61st year, the Annual Long Beach Greek Festival and Cultural Event will return Labor Day weekend, Saturday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Sept. 6 from noon to 9pm each day, on the grounds of the Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 5761 E. Colorado St. The festival is a community…

Eye on Crime

Crimes reported by the LBPD August 19 to 24 Council Districts 6 (North of PCH) 7 & 8 (East of the L.A. River & North to Del Amo Blvd.) Thursday, August 19 No Hit Shooting 9:30pm Pacific Coast Highway & Atlantic Avenue Patrol Officer responding to a party call heard shots being fired nearby. Officers…

After an early bleak prognosis, Orange County prodigy moves to LB’s Ridgewood Heights to continue prosperous science, music careers

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern A violinist, soprano, composer, systems engineer, and concertmistress, Orange County native Jennifer Lindsay has settled down in her first home in the Ridgewood Heights area of Bixby Knolls. She has shown a prowess in mathematics and computer science and a talent for both vocal and instrumental music.

Around Town

WEED AND SEED Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, Department of Health & Human Services Weed & Seed Program, Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, Central Neighborhood Advisory Committee, the South Wrigley Neighborhood Advisory Group and the Peace Garden Leadership Group are inviting the public to assist in the continuing development of the new community Peace…