A 'brassy' artist

Imitating Life

Cailey Passer is new to Long Beach, but she says she truly feels at home in the SoCal city. Originally from New York, between the Hudson Valley and the Adirondacks, Passer spent a year in Las Vegas then moved to Echo Park in Los Angeles for a year before making her way to the place…

Disney on Ice to present Frozen show

Disney On Ice and Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt will present Frozen at the Long Beach Arena, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., in late December and early January. Dates and times will be: • Tuesday, Dec. 29​ at 7pm • Wednesday, Dec. 30 ​at 7pm • Thursday, Dec. 31​ at 4:30pm • Friday, Jan. 1 ​at 2:30pm…

Holiday TV Guide | Dec. 11

Friday, December 11 2 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Best Christmas Party Ever” (2014) Torrey DeVitto. An up-and-coming event planner finds out her boss intends to hand off her business. 4 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Fred Claus” (2007) Paul Giamatti. Santa bails his criminal brother out of jail and brings him to the North Pole. (HALL) Movie “Royal…

8th District businesses collecting donations for toy drive

Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin is again partnering with more than 20 local businesses in the 8th District to collect toys for local families during the holiday season. “I am very pleased to be continuing the tradition of partnering with local businesses for our fourth annual holiday toy drive,” Austin said. “The generosity of our…

Drive safely this holiday season

Commentary

With the holiday season in full swing, the Long Beach Police Department encourages everyone to follow all traffic laws, always pay attention whether you are a motorist, a bicyclist or a pedestrian, and do not drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Officers will be looking for impaired driving throughout the holiday season, and…

Letters, emails and website comments | Dec. 11

Remembering Joe Joe was a wonderful man [Joseph Ralph La Rosa obituary, Dec. 4, 2015]. As the executive director of the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association for nine years, I had the opportunity to work with Joe on many projects. He contributed so much to the revitalization of the business corridors and gave of his…

Eye on Crime | Dec. 11

Crimes reported by the LBPD Council districts 6, 7 & 8 (no arrest information supplied) Thursday, Dec. 3 7:36am Auto burglary 3600 block Cherry Ave. 11:34am Grand theft– person E. PCH/Pine Ave. 12:45pm Non-injury hit-and-run Long Beach Blvd./Burnett St. 1:07pm Battery 100 block W. Willow St. 2:15pm Non-injury hit-and-run 100 E. Canton St. 3:36pm Non-injury…