The Long Beach Branch NAACP will host its 32nd Founders Celebration Dinner & Awards Presentation on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Long Beach Westin, 333 E. Ocean Blvd. The president’s reception and silent auction will begin at 5:30pm, and the program and dinner will start at 7pm.
The Long Beach Convention Center and SMG Food & Beverage, in partnership with the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network, will host three information/application sessions to fill more than 150 open positions on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 10am, 1pm, and 3pm in the Long Beach Convention Center Seaside Ballroom, 300 E. Ocean Blvd.
During its most recent annual conference, the International Downtown Association (IDA) recognized the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) with a Downtown Merit Award for its work and initiative related to web, mobile and database integration.
Daniel Adams Culture Writer California Repertory Theatre starts its 2011-12 season with a great bang by presenting the internal and external turmoil of the man who brought to life, and death, the most destructive man-made force the 20th Century has ever known, in The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Carson Kreitzer.
A hands-on art workshop that opens with a bash recalling the raucous merriment of Medieval times will return to Long Beach for its 25th year with a new name and an emphasis on cultural diversity.
Tamara Latta Sports Writer Floyd Mayweather is one of the greatest boxers of all time. Period. Seven world titles in five weight classes is a statement within itself, and he has proved to the world that he deserves the title “the undisputed champion of the world.”
Los Angeles County officials and city staff will convene in Long Beach on Friday, Sept. 30 for the first-ever Creating a Bicycle Friendly LA County Summit.
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CJ Dablo Staff Writer There’s still no final word on the future of redevelopment agencies throughout California, but Signal Hill officials are wrestling over how to handle their own redevelopment agency’s affairs while the issue remains in limbo.
By Neena Strichart Nearly two months ago Steven Piper, our intern turned staff writer, embarked upon a new adventure. Leaving his friends, family and familiar surroundings behind, he made the long journey to the country of Indonesia to teach English as a second language to elementary school-age children. Keeping in touch by email and Facebook…
Athena Mekis Staff Writer The Long Beach Area Council for Boy Scouts of America held its annual appreciation/recognition event Sept. 15, this time honoring American hero Louis Zamperini. Laura Hillenbrand has reignited attention to Zamperini’s story due to the release of her book Unbroken, which has been on the New York Times’ best seller list…
St. Mary Medical Center Foundation this week announced five new members to its board of trustees and six new members to its Hospital Board of Trustees.
Vivian Malauulu Staff Writer On Sept. 21, 7th District Councilmember James Johnson responded to recent efforts to initiate a recall that was filed against him on Sept. 14 by a group of community activists. Johnson claims that the recall attempt is a distraction and would cost the city more than $187,000 in an unnecessary election.…
Long Beach First District Councilmember Robert Garcia has authored, with Councilmembers Patrick O’Donnell, Gerrie Schipske and Steven Neal as cosponsors, a motion that directs City Manager Pat West to lobby Boeing to bring its new 737 re-engining project to Long Beach, at one of the existing Boeing facilities here.
Crimes reported by the LBPD Sept. 13 – 21, Council Districts 6 (North of PCH) 7 & 8 (East of the L.A. River & North to Del Amo Blvd.)