Art of the Matter

Stephanie Raygoza Staff Writer Amy Tanaka’s art extends to various forms and means throughout Long Beach. From her promotional artwork for the nonprofit organization Green Long Beach to her sign art for the Trader Joe’s in Bixby Knolls, Tanaka continues to grow artistically and hopes to inspire other artists to branch out to a new…

Lawsuit filed against Supreme Court to reinstate RDAs

Stephanie Raygoza Staff Writer Dozens of local city leaders and officials, business members and community residents gathered on the steps of the Long Beach Police Department headquarters on July 21 for one common goal– to announce their support for a lawsuit filed three days earlier by the League of California Cities and California Redevelopment Association…

Residents, city leaders gather to focus on North LB development

Stephanie Raygoza Staff Writer   A large crowd of residents, city officials and neighborhood groups came out to discuss the latest ninth district news at the first North Long Beach Community Assembly on July 23rd at Houghton Park. Hosted by 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal, the assembly was created to better inform North Long Beach…

Ninety-Nines reunite to continue their legacy of air-marking

By Stephanie Raygoza Staff Writer Coloring in a navigation compass with its signature shades of blue and white at the flight path located in the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center, the Long Beach Chapter of Ninety-Nines continued the long-standing tradition of guiding pilots to airports last Saturday, June 11 by painting…