Around Town

GO TO MO’S PLACE What Grand opening celebration Who Mo’s Place II Where 4204 Atlantic Ave. in Bixby Knolls When Friday, Jan. 4 from 6:30pm to 10pm More Info The local pet-services shop will provide attendees with training and bodywork demonstrations. The event will also offer a chance to win prices, including free grooming, baths,…

Thoughts from the Publisher

Neena Strichart I recently received a message in the mail from my darling Aunt Jeraldine. The Post-It note attached to the message said the following: “Neena Dear, Thought you might be able to use this near the New Year. Hope it’s a good one (year) for all of you.” It was signed simply with the…

The year that was…

As 2012 comes to a close, it is worth taking the time to review all that we have accomplished. Here in the 7th District, we have moved forward with some great projects, including: • the opening of the first four acres of Willow Springs Park, which will be the biggest park in Long Beach since…

CSULB ranked among nation’s top 100 best values in public colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s 2012-13 list of the top 100 best values in public colleges. The ranking recognizes four-year institutions that combine outstanding education with economic value. The annual public school rankings appear in Kiplinger’s February 2013 issue, which hit newsstands on Jan. 1. The list…

Announcing the 2013 color of the year…

Shoshanah Siegel Columnist As one year evolves into the next, we embark on new adventures. This year, make a colorful resolution: resolve to put more color into your life. Color reflects how we feel and express ourselves. Ultimately, it’s best that you select colors to personalize your space and make your environments feel healthy, safe,…

Gardening with intent

Jennifer E. Beaver Columnist Okay, I admit it; I’m feeling lazy. I should take advantage of one of our few non-rainy days and get out there in the garden and trim back the pineapple sage, or dig up the rampant grass and weeds and smother the new growth with mulch. Instead, I’m sitting at the…