New Bixby Knolls post office location confirmed

Denny Cristales Editorial Intern It looks as though a new post office will finally be delivered to the residents of Bixby Knolls, after the postal service has spent months searching for a location. The United States Postal Service has selected the property at 4462-4470 Atlantic Ave. in the Bixby Knolls Shopping Center for its new…

Grand opening of Jenni Rivera Park to memorialize LB native

Denny Cristales Editorial Intern Jenni Rivera will live on in Long Beach with the grand opening of a memorial park dedicated in honor of the famous singer and songwriter. The event, which will take place at 10am on July 2, will officially open Jenni Rivera Memorial Park, located at 2001 Walnut Ave., with journalist Myrka…

Thoughts from the Publisher

A few weeks ago I wrote my column about my recent trip to Disneyland. In telling the story, I explained that I had gotten tired during my visit to the “Happiest Place on Earth” and how thoughtful it was for the staff at the First-Aid station to give me a quiet and comfortable place to…

Website Comments

Putting the brakes on a longtime event Very disapointing. I believe this event was one-of-a-kind and brought a lot of attention to Bixby Knolls. [“Bixby Knolls car show cancelled this year to expand series of events in 8th District,” Feb. 1, 2013] Not only did you have a wide range of all types of quality…

Commentary: Fostering jobs for youth and raising minimum wage prudently By Don Knabe L.A. County Supervisor Fourth District

Earlier [Monday], the Board of Supervisors voted to approve a balanced $27-billion operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Our years of fiscal prudence have paid off, allowing us to address critical issues such as the criminal justice system, our jail facilities and the child welfare system. While the County remains in good financial standing,…

Free rock concert on Independence Day open to public

The Rock Club–Rock for Vets, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives and well-being of veterans, at-risk youth and other groups through music instruction, education and mentoring, will host a celebration show on the Fourth of July at the Long Beach Petroleum Club, 3636 Linden Ave., from 2pm to 5pm. The three-hour show, which…

Around Town

EAT, DRINK AND BE EDUCATED What See, Sip and Savor event Who Hosted by the Historical Society of Long Beach When Friday, June 26 from 6pm to 9pm Where Belmont Heights, 253 Argonne Ave. More Info The event will feature a historical walking tour to five homes in the Belmont Heights area. Wine, hors d’oeuvres…

Eye On Crime

Crimes reported by the LBPD Council districts 6, 7 & 8 (no arrest information supplied) Thursday, June 18 12:01pm Battery 1800 block Chestnut Ave. 4:19pm Stolen vehicle recovered 4300 block Atlantic Ave. 5:34pm Auto burglary Magnolia Ave./W. PCH 10:57pm Battery 2100 block Elm Ave. Friday, June 19 7am Grand theft–motor vehicle 300 block E. 19th…

62-year-old female killed after being struck by car

A 62-year-old woman was killed after being struck by a car Tuesday while crossing southbound on Pacific Coast Highway, east of Lemon Avenue, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). At approximately 9:02pm, officers from the LBPD were dispatched to the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Lemon Avenue regarding an injury traffic collision…

Signal Hill woman killed by gunfire in LB

A 21-year-old female struck by gunfire died from her injuries Wednesday, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). The shooting took place in the alley between Orange and Lemon avenues, north of 21st Street. The victim has been identified as Alicia Faith Todd of Signal Hill. LBPD officers were dispatched at approximately 1:13am to…