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Entries from February 24th, 2012

IRS warns filers of the ‘Dirty Dozen’ tax-season scams

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud. The Dirty Dozen listing, compiled by the IRS each year, lists a variety of common […]

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Jewlicious Festival brings modern approach to Jewish culture through entertainers, activists and artists

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Culture

Jewlicious Festival will present the eighth annual Jewlicious Music and Culture Festival Feb. 24, 25 and 26 on the historic Queen Mary. The nation’s largest Jewish weekend cultural event, the three-day festival will bring a hip, modern approach to Jewish culture through world-renowned musicians, artists, speakers, activists, and change-makers.

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Firefighters, community members work together to build playground in six hours

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

Long Beach firefighters and nearly 200 volunteers, including JetBlue employees and 8th District Councilmember Rae Gabelich, participated in the building of a KaBOOM! playground on Feb. 16 at the Fairfield Family YMCA, located at Atlantic Avenue and Del Amo Boulevard. The various community members worked together to build a complete playground in six hours.

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Camerata Singers’ annual Long Beach Bach Festival continuing to reinterpret the composer’s works

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

Providing various genres of music, from classical to blues, the 38th annual Long Beach Bach Festival kicked off on Feb. 19 with a performance by jazz vocalist Laura Harrison and her band. The Bach celebration will continue in March with three more concerts, including unique interpretations of the famous composer.

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Local business offering teachers, school employees free tax prep

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

Teachers can leave their lesson plans behind but are invited to bring their tax receipts and information into Liberty Tax Lakewood during “Educator Appreciation Days.” The company is saluting area teachers, all school employees and bus drivers by offering them free tax preparation, if they are new customers, from Feb. 27 to March 4 at […]

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