By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With the budget crisis that has been hitting several branches of California’s state system, especially that of education, parents have been seeking an answer to a burning question: Is it better to send their child to a struggling public school for little cost, or to a private school with…
The nomination period for the City of Signal Hill’s March 1, 2011 general municipal election is now open. Offices on the ballot will be two members of the city council, one city clerk, and one city treasurer, each elected for a full term of four years.
A&E Network; Charter Communications; The National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD); and The Salvation Army have joined forces to host a special townhall meeting– the first of its kind– at California State University, Long Beach on Thursday, Nov. 18 that will tackle the topic of drug and alcohol abuse in the area.
The nonprofit group Faith in Action/Volunteer Action for Aging is seeking volunteers for this year’s Thanksgiving meal delivery program for older and disabled adults who have minimal resources and opportunities for holiday celebrations with family and friends. The undertaking has been a local tradition for more than 18 years.
The Community Action Team’s eighth annual 5K/10K Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot will take place on Thursday, Nov. 25 at the Belmont Pool in Belmont Shore, two blocks east of the Belmont Pier.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews will present the 3rd annual “Serving With A Thankful Heart” Thanksgiving luncheon and dinner on Monday, Nov. 22 at Ernest S. McBride Park, 1550 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. Lunch will be served from 11:30am to 2pm and dinner from 5pm to 7:30pm.
Steve and I have found ourselves in computer hell. Wednesday morning we started getting phone calls from friends and family members who were worried about emails they were receiving from our two separate personal Hotmail accounts.
Submitted by The Stuttering Foundation of America With the release of the new movie, The King’s Speech, starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush, it is most timely to highlight the plight of those who stutter and the resources that are available to them. This incredibly complex disorder affects more than three million people in this…
By Vivian J.Malauulu The harbor area waterfront was changed forever during the early hours of the morning on Thursday, Nov. 4 when Bert Tufele became the first longshore worker of Samoan descent to die on the job at the Stevedore Services of America (SSA) Marine Terminal on Pier A in Long Beach.
Eric Draper, a California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) journalism alumnus who served as chief photographer for President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2009, will speak about his experiences and show photos from his tenure in the White House on Friday, Nov. 12, from 5pm to 6:30pm in the Pyramid Annex Conference Room on…
The Arts Council for Long Beach has announced grant awards totaling more than $175,000 to 33 arts organizations and four professional artists for this year’s 2010-2011 grant programs.
The degenerative brain condition of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) currently affects more than 5.3 million Americans and could occur in more than 25 million people worldwide by 2025, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Last Saturday’s Long Beach Veterans Day Parade featured bands, military processionals, veterans groups, grand marshals, local dignitaries, children’s groups, law-enforcement vehicles and personnel as well as local businesses showing their appreciation for veterans.
By Carol Berg Sloan RD Nutritionist Although we live in Long Beach (which most of the country thinks is in perpetual summer), fall is here, which in turn influences our palette to lean towards cold-weather comfort foods and seasonal, traditional favorites.
By Betty Karnette Columnist When you walk in the door of the building on the southeast corner of Willow Street and Magnolia Avenue, you immediately feel like friendly people must be associated with the variety that meets your eye. It’s even difficult to tell the difference between the shopper and the person who’s there to help…