Ninth District to host health fair for kids and teens

Ninth District Long Beach Councilmember Steven Neal will conduct a “Healthy Kids and Teens Day” health fair, in conjunction with: British Petroleum; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; St. Mary Medical Center; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department; and the Long Beach Health Department.

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Encore Hair Studio, 2172 E.Willow St., will host a cut-a-thon from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, April 23 to raise money for the Animal Match Rescue Team. The salon will offer $20 haircuts, (tax deductible, since The AMRT is a registered nonprofit organization) that day, and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to the…

No permits yet for medical marijuana dispensaries in LB

By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Although they’ve already survived a change in city ordinances that now prohibits them from operating near parks, medical marijuana dispensaries are still going through a rigorous process before the City of Long Beach issues any permits, a city official confirmed.

Community showcase highlights North Long Beach

By Stephanie Raygoza Editorial Intern Just as the ocean’s main resource is water, the community’s main resource is people, said Ninth District Councilmember Steven Neal as he invited visitors, residents and stakeholders to come together for the common goal of discovering North Long Beach at his office’s Discover the 9th District Community Showcase.

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CROCHET AND CHIT-CHAT What Crochet class and discussion Who Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) When Every Friday, April 22 through June 10, from 1:30pm to 3pm Where Cal State University Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd. More Info Out of plastic grocery bags, make a yoga mat for to take home or a bed roll that will be…

More Burroughs alumni, staff share memories

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer So many people have come forward to share their memories and reflections of Burroughs Elementary School that the Signal Tribune has decided to make “Burroughs Elementary staff share memories of their school that will soon close” a three- or four-parter. The tight-knit school opened in 1950 and is slated for…