LB Councilmember Garcia releases ‘It Gets Better’ YouTube video featuring Mayor Foster and LGBT community leaders

First District Long Beach City Councilmember Robert Garcia has released the Long Beach contribution to the national “It Gets Better” Project, a series of videos aimed at supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth who may be experiencing bullying or harassment because of their sexual orientation. The campaign, which was started by syndicated columnist…

Long Beach Airport and Aeroplex/Aerolease

Long Beach Airport (LGB) is partnering with Aeroplex/Aerolease Group and Signature Flight Support to offer a free aviation and transportation industry career fair on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 11am to 3pm. Aviation Youth Career Day will take place at Aeroplex/Aerolease Group, 3333 East Spring St., and will feature a brief program and information booths from…

AAUW branch to celebrate its centennial with community wassail

Members and guests of American Association of University Women (AAUW) Long Beach Branch will toast to their traditional wassail and celebrate their 100th year on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10am to noon in the home of member Lamis Hashem. JoAnn Kuroda and Darlene Daclan, co-presidents, will honor past presidents who will pour the traditional hot,…

Alzheimer’s Association offers guidelines and tips for holidays

The holidays are a time full of celebration, joy and special occasions with family and friends, but for people living with Alzheimer’s disease the season can present special challenges. The Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter has prepared Home For The Holidays, a handy guide with tips and advice for families caring for a loved one…