Long Beach native competing on CBS reality show Survivor

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern As television viewers evaluate the shows they wish to watch this fall, one of Long Beach’s own will grace the small screen as one of the latest castaways on the 21st season of CBS’s Survivor. Appearing on Survivor: Nicaragua will be Na Onka Mixon, a 27-year-old elementary-school physical-education teacher…

Around Town

LIFELONG LEARNING Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CSULB (OLLI) will conduct a Fall Registration & General Membership Meeting on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 9am in the CSULB Human Services and Design building, Room 101, near the corner of Palo Verde Avenue and E. University Drive. Classes will be offered from Oct. 4 through Dec. 4.…

Freedom of religion?

Two-thirds of Americans believe that it is wrong to allow the building of an Islamic community center two blocks from “Ground Zero” in New York, even though America is the land of freedom (including freedom of religion). A church in Florida has declared September 11, 2010 “Burn the Quran Day,” and thousands of Americans are…

Sixth District conducting clean-up in honor of 9/11

Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews, in partnership with the Long Beach Police Department, The Long Beach Fire Department, Neighborhood Services, City of Long Beach-Department of Community Development, The Long Beach Housing Development Company and Pine-Locust Revitalization Group, will host the 6th District Neighborhood Cleanup, in remembrance of 9/11.

LB Fire, Police departments to salute September 11 fallen

The Long Beach Fire and Police departments will conduct a ceremony honoring those who lost their lives during the attacks of September 11, 2001. This year marks the ninth anniversary of the tragic events that unfolded that day. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 9am on Chestnut Avenue, south of Broadway…