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Entries from November 30th, 2012

Color schemes for holiday decorating

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · In Living Color

Shoshanah Siegel Columnist If you love a traditional tried and true holiday season, you probably won’t think much about a color scheme for your decorations. You’ll gather together everything with sentimental value in any color and find just the right place for it. But if you’re just starting out or want your decorations to complement […]

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Horticulture expert to discuss benefits of trees in urban areas

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

What trees are the oldest in Long Beach? Which is the most historic? The rarest? Where are the most magnificent specimen trees in the city? Jorge Ochoa knows. As the director of the horticulture program at Long Beach City College, Ochoa knows more about the area’s urban forest than almost anyone else. He’ll share that […]

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EDCO partners with LB and LA County to provide household-hazardous waste collection facility in SH

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer A new permanent facility to dispose household-hazardous waste (HHW), such as batteries, paint, pesticides, oils, pills, sharps (such as needles and syringes) and other materials, is expected to open early next year in Signal Hill as part of a partnership between EDCO (known locally as Signal Hill Disposal), Los Angeles County […]

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Two local theaters victims of burglaries on consecutive days

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor In what appear to be related incidents, two local theater headquarters were victims of burglaries earlier this month. The Long Beach Playhouse reported that it had been burglarized on Monday, Nov. 5, and, the following day, the offices of Musical Theatre West (MTW) also reported a burglary there. According to Nancy […]

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Set a ‘course for adventure’ with something that’s ‘exciting and new’

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Television fans may recognize the name Jeraldine Saunders as that of the author of the book Love Boats, which inspired the hit television series The Love Boat. What most fans don’t know is that the book was autobiographical in nature and that Saunders had been one of the first female cruise directors in the world.

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