LB vice mayor honored with Planning Association award

Long Beach Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal has been named the 2011 American Planning Association, Los Angeles recipient of the Distinguished Leadership Award– Elected Official.  Lowenthal was suggested by City of Long Beach staff and subsequently nominated and chosen for the award.  “I was very humbled and honored to have been selected for this award and…

Rancho to host free ‘Wartime Radio’ concert

Pete Jacobs and his Wartime Radio Revue will return in concert to Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site, 4600 Virginia Rd., on Sunday, June 26, from 5:30pm to 7pm, providing swinging hits of the 1930s and ‘40s with a USO-style show. Listening to the Wartime Radio Revue is like taking a time machine back to the…

Los Angeles Dodgers continue to strike out

Tamara Latta Sports Writer Just two days after Dodgers team owners Jamie and Frank McCourt had come to a mutual agreement on their divorce settlement, on Tuesday Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig refused to grant a television contract, said to be worth $3 billion over the next 20 years, to the Dodgers and Fox…

Around Town

CALLING ON BOOKWORMS What Library Book Group meeting Who Los Altos Neighborhood Library When Saturday, July 9 at 10am Where 5614 E. Britton Dr. More Info Group will discuss Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford. Set in World War II Seattle and beyond, it’s a story of widower Henry Lee, his father…

Ninety-Nines reunite to continue their legacy of air-marking

By Stephanie Raygoza Staff Writer Coloring in a navigation compass with its signature shades of blue and white at the flight path located in the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center, the Long Beach Chapter of Ninety-Nines continued the long-standing tradition of guiding pilots to airports last Saturday, June 11 by painting…

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COMMEMORATION AND CELEBRATION What Sixth District Juneteenth celebration Who Open to the public When Saturday, June 18 from 11am to 2:30pm Where Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave. More Info This celebration, commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, will be an open-air festival that will showcase performances by local youth…

Hot dog!

During the summer months, guardians must be vigilant for subtle signs that their dogs are experiencing severe distress from the heat or hot pavement or from being subjected to crowds and loud noises.