MTW to present regional premiere of Monty Python’s Spamalot

Musical Theatre West (MTW) has announced the opening of the regional premiere of Monty Python’s Spamalot, which will preview Friday, June 29 with an opening night on Friday, June 30. The production will run for 14 performances through July 15, and it will include the original Broadway sets and costumes. Each Musical Theatre West production…

Councilmember Gabelich hosts the last of her Community Coffees

Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Rae Gabelich, who is just completing two terms as councilmember for the 8th district, hosted her last Community Coffee last Saturday at the Expo Arts Center in Bixby Knolls. Fighting back tears, she told the approximately 80 people in attendance that her eight years on the Long Beach City Council were…

Thoughts from the Publisher

By Neena Strichart Birthday celebrations have always been a rather big deal in my family. When I was a child, Mom and Dad made me feel very special on my day and made sure that I understood the importance of remembering the birthdays of others. I would usually handcraft my own birthday cards for Mommy…

Around Town

ALLEY ALLIES What Alley cleanup Who Hosted by the Cal Heights Clean Streets (CHCS) team Where The alley on 36th Street between Falcon and Gundry avenues When Saturday, June 16 from 9am to 11am More Info Join the CHCS team as they clean up alleys and free them from weeds and trash, as per Municipal…

Becoming the change that’s sought

When it comes to the question of where America’s best neighborhoods are, I am admittedly biased towards the Long Beach communities I have known since growing up here. However, Neighborhoods USA recently made an objective assessment. They selected California Heights, right here in the 7th District, for the 2012 Neighborhood of the Year Grand Prize.