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Entries from June 28th, 2013

Union employees of north Long Beach mental-health facility go on strike

June 28th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Amid labor-contract negotiations, union employees of a mental-health facility known as La Casa Mental Health Rehabilitation Center in north Long Beach initiated a five-day strike on Wednesday, June 26, claiming “unfair labor practices” and stating the company has been “unwilling to bargain in good faith and protect the safety of patients, […]

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LB’s Orchard Supply Hardware in Bixby Knolls slated for closure

June 28th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Orchard Supply Hardware, also known as OSH, announced last week that its Long Beach location at 4480 Atlantic Ave. in Bixby Knolls will shutter in the next three months in a first wave of store closures as part of a major business restructure in a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The June […]

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Neighborhood group addresses recent violence in nearby park by building community ties

June 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Community

Leonardo Poareo Staff Writer They don’t want to have to be the nosy neighbors, peering out of their windows suspiciously at every hint of activity outside in order to reduce violence in their community. No, the members of the Friendship Neighborhood in the Willmore City area of Long Beach just want to be the friendly […]

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Night lights

June 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The brightest moon of the year shares the spotlight last weekend with one of the California Heights vintage lampposts, restored through the neighborhood association’s ongoing lamppost restoration program. The group hopes to raise enough funds during its Home and Garden Tour on Oct. 20 to help complete the remaining lampposts. To date, 211 of 286 […]

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Around Town

June 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Around Town

GARNISHING YOUR GARMENTS What General meeting Who The Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave. When Friday, June 28 at 10:30am More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Guests are welcome at a requested donation of $2.

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