Around Town

A SWEET FUNDRAISER St. Mary Medical Center, 1050 Linden Ave., will host a bake sale in its lobby on Friday, Aug. 13 at 7am until all items are sold. Proceeds will benefit the Long Beach Police Foundation to support the “Quality of Life” program, which assists the homeless in the greater Long Beach area with…

New concourse will bring updated look to Long Beach Airport

By Steven Piper Editorial Intern Allegiant Air’s recent arrival at Long Beach Airport (LGB) is not the only development on the historic landmark’s radar. Without sacrificing the classic, Art Deco-style terminal, the airport is continuing to move forward with its long-awaited modernization plan, which includes: restoration of the existing terminal; a new passenger concourse; a…

Thoughts from the Publisher

By Neena Strichart Many folks are doing without summer vacations this year. Back when finances were a bit better, some of us took one- or two-week trips during the year and some of us traveled even more often. My friend/coworker Barbie and I refer to those days as “back when we had money.”

CSULB now accepting applications for spring 2011

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), along with The California State University’s (CSU) 22 other campuses, has announced that beginning this week, it has begun accepting applications for admission to the 2011 spring term. However, the enrollment of new students for that term is contingent upon passage of the state budget and the restoration of…

Art History

David and Kimberly Hocking opened their new Signal Hill gallery, Greenly Art Space, to the public last Saturday with an exhibit entitled Abductions: 1993, which features 365 photographs of Volvos– all taken 17 years ago.

Tending to Business

By Betty Karnette Back in the 1960s, a professor at CSULB, Dr. Gerhard Kohn, and his wife, Irena, saw the need in our community for childcare among low-income families– child care that would not only respond to the basic needs of babies and preschoolers but would also help them grow both physically and mentally into…