The Campaign Trail

Second District Long Beach Councilmember Suja Lowenthal announced July 23 that she has entered the race for mayor of Long Beach. “Long Beach is my home. She is home to my family. I am deeply committed to the future of our great city,” Lowenthal said in her press release announcing her candidacy. “Therefore, after serious…

Thoughts from the Publisher

by Neena Strichart I find it hard to believe that my 40th high-school reunion is just weeks away. Attending Long Beach’s Woodrow Wilson High School in the ‘70s was quite an experience. That was where many of us made our long-term decisions on careers, love interests, music preferences and life-long friends. We attended school during…

Shopping on a shoestring

Shoshanah Siegel Columnist In my last article, I wrote about how I love yard sales, flea markets, antique and thrift stores. I’m always looking for items that are great in value and less in cost. Also, I tell myself that this is a way I can do my part, for conservation and protecting Mother Earth.…

Around Town

FAIR THEE WELL What Community health fair Who New Hope Baptist Church Where 1160 New York St. When Saturday, July 27 from 10am to 2pm More Info The fair will include free health screenings and referrals, as well as vaccinations, CPR demonstrations and other health-related activities. Participants include the American Red Cross, California Aquatic Therapy and…