By Vivian J. Malauulu Contributing Writer Every year for the past six years, thousands upon thousands of women gather at the Long Beach Convention Center to attend the annual, and always sold-out, Women’s Conference hosted by California First Lady Maria Shriver. Women arrive from all over the country for a variety of reasons. Some attend…
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Democrat Warren Furutani is the incumbent Assemblymember for the state’s 55th District. He hopes to be reelected to his second full term in that office. “I am running to finish the business I have been working on since I was first elected,” he said.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Republican Christopher Salabaj believes it’s time to change things in Sacramento, and he hopes the voters send him there to do so. Salabaj is running against incumbent Democrat Warren Furutani for the California Assembly 55th District seat.
By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern In a fundraising effort for January 2011’s 23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace & Unity Parade Celebration and the I Am S.H.A.N.T.E. Foundation, Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews and Boss Lady Entertainment’s Shante Broadus hosted “Laughin’ Large,” a red-carpet comedy fundraiser Thursday of last week at The Laugh…
Long Beach Opera (LBO) this week announced the appointment of Bill Eisentraut as its new director of Development.
The Long Beach Symphony Orchestra will present Wicked Divas on Saturday, Oct. 30, featuring Principal POPS! Conductor Steven Reineke and starring special guests Julia Murney and Erin Mackey from the Broadway show Wicked.
A DEVIL OF A GOOD TIME The Signal Hill Public Library will screen The Exorcist on Friday, Oct. 29 at 6pm at the Community Center, 1780 E. Hill St., as part of its “Final Friday Film Night.” Children under 18 not permitted, since the R-rated film contains strong language and disturbing images. Call (562) 989-7323.…
The Bellflower/Long Beach Elks Lodge No. 888 has named Leon C. Collier as Elk of the Month. Born March 7, 1936, in Pedernal, New Mexico, Collier moved with his family to southern California in 1943.
Sharing the challenges and opportunities veterans face when they return to the business world after the battlefield will be the focus of the next Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) Notable Speaker Series event on Thursday, Nov. 4, at 7pm in Room 139-A of the College of Business Administration (CBA) Building.
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By Vivian J. Malauulu Contributing Writer Long Beach City College alumnus Iuogafa Salima was 10 years old and on a church malaga– a ceremonial visit taken according to Samoan custom– to the small island of Savai’i in what was then Western Samoa, when she discovered her passion for anthropology.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer About 250 people attended the candidate forum sponsored by the Long Beach League of Women Voters last Friday afternoon.
By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern After closing their restaurant at 4390 Atlantic Avenue last Saturday night, George’s 50’s Diner co-owners George and Helen Alvarez arrived the next morning in shock after one of their cooks discovered a hole punched in one door and two back doors pried open– the restaurant had been broken into.
District 28 State Senator Jenny Oropeza, whose representation included Long Beach, died Wednesday night at Long Beach Memorial Hospital at the age of 53.
House Democrats will move ahead with legislation to provide Social Security recipients with a one-time $250 payment.