LB Airport to unveil new passenger concourse on Dec. 5

Sean Belk Staff Writer Just in time for holiday travel, the Long Beach Airport is slated to unveil its new passenger concourse during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Dec. 5 to be attended by government officials, community members and business representatives. The concourse, which has been under construction for two years, will be fitted with a…

LBPD issues misdemeanor citations to 10 adults contributing to alcohol sales to minors

The Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) Vice Investigations Section, in cooperation with investigators from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), conducted two undercover operations in the city of Long Beach on Monday, Nov. 26. The “Minor Decoy” operation focused on employees and the “Shoulder Tap” operation focused on customers of ABC-licensed businesses such as…

Thoughts from the Publisher

by Neena Strichart Night before last, the cities of Signal Hill and Long Beach teamed up for what has come to be known as the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Taking place at Discovery Well Park in Signal Hill, Long Beach’s Mayor Bob Foster joined Signal Hill’s Mayor Tina Hansen to turn on the Christmas tree-shaped…

A recipe of philanthropy

Believe it or not, I am a “chef” competing in a “Cooking for Kids” event next week. This is the first time ever that I have participated in anything like this and am asking for your vote. The event is raising awareness and funds for Miller Children’s Hospital of Long Beach. The actual competition is…

Helping hands

With the holidays fast approaching, the giving spirit is in full swing in Long Beach. Senator Alan Lowenthal and The Children’s Clinic, “Serving Children and Their Families” (TCC) sponsored Thanksgiving dinner for several families on Nov. 21. The healthy trimmings included fresh green beans, sweet potatoes, whole-wheat bread and more in addition to the vouchers…

Around Town

A DIFFERENT KIND OF SCHOOL SHOPPING What 6th Annual Holiday Marketplace Who Newcomb Academy Where 7020 E. Brittain St. When Friday, Nov. 30 from 5pm to 8:30pm More Info This year’s holiday marketplace, which supports the NA-PTSA student programs, will feature holiday tunes by the Millikan High School Jazz Band, warm drinks, desserts and caroling…

Long Beach Marine finds iden​tity through life of ministry

He sat alone with the chaplain in the back of a CH-53 Super Stallion loaded down with artillery ammunition as it flew through the dark skies of Afghanistan with the twinkle of small-arms fire glimmering from far below. Chief Petty Officer Andrew P. Stanley, the group religious program specialist for 2nd Marine Logistics Group, said…