Talented Scout

Last weekend, Boy Scout Ben Eastman from Troop 29 completed his community project towards his Eagle Scout designation. The project was to create a 20-foot landscape border around the empty oil lot at 33rd Street and Atlantic Avenue. As a partnership with the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association, Signal Hill Petroleum, the Long Beach Redevelopment…

BKBIA tackling potential graffiti problem head-on

The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA) recently partnered with the Department of Public Works to eliminate graffiti in the Bixby area as soon as it occurs. The BKBIA is encouraging all business owners and residents to call the city’s graffiti hotline to report any “tags” as soon as possible, but the organization is also…

First Fridays bringing more arts, entertainment to Bixby

It’ll be “all Good” at First Fridays on April 2. Participants can enjoy a full spectrum of art and entertainment, featuring: family nights at local restaurants, “green” artists, bluegrass, muscle cars, improv comedy, 1940s fun with The Swing Dolls, music-student performances, the Knolls Ranger, Timstrument, and, as always, the unexpected. Baja Sonora is hosting Hughes…

Like, totally…

The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association hosted an ’80s-themed community party at the Long Beach Petroleum Club on Friday, March 26, encouraging attendees to dress in the styles of the ’80s to win a dinner for two at the Petroleum Club. DJ Neon Hunter kept the beats going with New Wave and dance hits from…

Around Town

SOMETHING FISHY GOING ON Cabrillo Marine Aquarium staff will offer a holiday workshop to teach participants Gyotaku, the ancient art of Japanese fish printing, Saturday, Dec. 19, from 9:30am to noon in the marine laboratory. After a brief introduction, participants will select from a variety of local fish, paints, and brushes that will be provided…