Long Beach traffic officials will have new authority to deal with the unique parking needs of the Peninsula now that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal that targets the narrow dead-ends off Ocean Boulevard.
The Long Beach Daugherty Field Airport has received a boost for modernization and safety with a $2,221,626 Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration grant.
The Long Beach Police Department is warning residents about a rash of mail-theft incidents which have occurred throughout the city. Residents are being urged to take precautions and not place, leave or expose outgoing mail hanging from residential mailboxes.
Los Angeles Latin duo David Arthur Martinez and his wife Velia García-Martínez will be taking over the walls of Gallery Expo for the month of September with an exhibit entitled Love, Life & Legacy. David the painter and Velia the photographer together have created a dynamic experience through the use of color and emotion.
By Carol Berg Sloan Columnist Well, the summer has flown by, but end-of-season produce is still available. So run, don‘t walk (for exercise purposes) to the produce section or local farmers market to grab a bagful of corn, tomatoes, peaches and green beans.
By Neena Strichart During my adult years, I have been a member of many groups, including Daughters of the American Revolution, Friends of Long Beach Animals, Friends of Signal Hill Cultural Arts, Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association, and GreySave (greyhound dog rescue group), as well as several others.
By Tawny Valentine – AT&T On August 18, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and law- enforcement agencies throughout California again joined forces for their second strict zero-tolerance campaign aimed at stopping motorists from talking or texting on cell phones while driving.
By Vicki Paris Goodman Entertainment Writer On the Verge, playwright Eric Overmyer’s extra-dimensional romp of a Victorian-era discovery tour, seemed largely to perplex its audience. And for good reason, I think.
Author, former Raiderette and former Miss Toyota Grand Prix Alise Cayen will be signing copies of her book Patty Pom-Poms at Borders Books, 2110 N. Bellflower Blvd. on Sunday, Aug. 22 from 2pm to 4pm. Girls and boys who attend the signing in their sports or cheer uniform will receive a special gift.
Twenty years after her modeling aspirations were cut short when she became pregnant, Long Beach native Regina Cash, known to her close family and friends as “Nina,” finds herself in front of the cameras, auditioning and beating out thousands of other hopefuls across the country to be one of the top 10 finalists on TV…
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The impact of last January’s rainstorms is still being felt in Southern California. The City of Signal Hill, still grappling with ongoing reductions in revenue, is hoping to get $26,711 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as reimbursement for the city’s costs in dealing with floods resulting from those…
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By Steven Piper Editorial Intern Representatives from Bank of America, CitiMortgage, GMAC, HSBC, Litton, OneWest/IndyMac, Wells Fargo and Saxon were in attendance at the “Help and Hope” Foreclosure Prevention and Homebuyer Fair at Long Beach Polytechnic High School last Saturday to meet with borrowers. The event was organized by Los Angeles Neighborhood Housing Services (LANHS).…
President Obama signed a bill Tuesday that is expected to save 300,000 jobs nationwide, including 161,000 teaching jobs, as well as preserve nearly $2 billion in federal assistance for Medi-Cal for six months.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Most people want to live an active life while enjoying a safe, friendly, clean environment. The residents of Bixby Knolls Towers retirement community have all that and more. Last Friday, Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), the company that owns and manages the community, hosted its 50th anniversary celebration in the form…