LB Library Hosts the Really Big Book Sale

The Friends of the Long Beach Public Library will hold a special, one day, used book sale at the Ruth Bach Library on Saturday December 4, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Buy Used Books Hundreds of used books and DVDs will be available for sale. 

Labyrinth: Fantasy Favorite Makes a Midnight Appearance at The Art

Labyrinth will screen on Friday, December 3. “You have thirteen hours in which to solve the labyrinth, before your baby brother becomes one of us… forever…” What happens when Jim Henson, George Lucas, and David Bowie throw a party in the mid-80′s?

December 3, First Fridays in Bixby Knolls

Atlantic Avenue will be lit and decorated on December 3 for the “Holiday Edition of First Fridays.” There will be something for everyone with plenty of art, music, philanthropy, good cheer, and a tree and menorah lighting.

Pedestrian Killed Crossing Pacific Coast Highway at Anaheim St.

On Saturday, November 27, 2010, at approximately 7:50 p.m., officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to an injury traffic collision at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Anaheim Street that resulted in the death of a male pedestrian.

LBFD Rescues Trapped Driver with Jaws of Life

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Everyone loves a Christmas Parade

The winter air is brisk and the sun goes down early—perfect conditions for two things: Christmas Lights and Holiday Parades. Whether you prefer a marching band or flotilla of lighted boats, get out your calendar and circle these dates.

Evening of Contemporary Pacific Island Poetry, Live Art, Music to be Presented at Museum of Latin American Art

“Pasifika Voice 2010: The New Wayfinders,” an evening of contemporary Pacific Island poetry, live art and music, will be presented on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at the Museum of Latin American Art. The event is presented by the Cal State Long Beach Pacific Islanders Association (CSULB PIA), Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PieAM) and Pac Biz: Association of Pacific Islander Businesses and Professionals.

Long Beach Clothing Co. Finds New Home in Bixby Knolls

After an eight month search, clothing store will soon re-open its doors. “Where the hell did you guys go?” That’s what we’ve heard every day since March when we departed The Pike. After nearly eight months of searching the City high and low for perfect place to settle down, we met Blair Cohn at the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association.

Angels in America: Free World AIDS Day Weekend Screening

Long Beach Cinematheque will partner with the AMP Organization to present the groundbreaking, multiple-award-winning HBO miniseries, Angels in America, complete and uncut over two days — Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5 – at the Art Theatre of Long Beach.

Get an Insider Look at the Impact of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill With a Leading Expert From the Region

Photo by John Amos Find out the current impact of the Deepwater Horizon blowout on the environment and on our economy as Dr. Larry McKinney reveals his Institute’s latest research findings The public and members of the press are invited to get an insider’s perspective on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and to find out why it matters today to California and the nation with leading expert Dr.

Victorian lights deck the halls of the Queen Mary

On Dec. 1, the Long Beach community and visitors are invited to celebrate the holidays at the Queen Mary’s annual tree-lighting party. Now in its 17th year, the family-friendly event begins at 4 p.m. with guests gathering at 7 p.m.

Saturday Evening Traffic Collision Results in Pedestrian Fatality

Photo by Chuck Walker On Saturday, November 27, 2010, at approximately 7:50 p.m., officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to an injury traffic collision at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Anaheim Street that resulted in the death of a male pedestrian.

First-time Buyer Grateful for a Home to Call Her Own

First-time Homeowner Linda Kelley says the location of the Coronado Community was a big selling point. First-time homeowner Linda Kelley had never owned a home and says that her new Coronado townhome is far beyond what she dreamed possible.

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Movie Review Submitted by Rob Jefchak It’s been a long time coming but the end is near, quite possibly the most profitable and one of the largest film series is finally coming to an end and, boy, is it going to be dark and dreary.

Two Thanksgiving Day Blazes Keep LB Firefighters Busy

At 5:45 a.m. early Thanksgiving morning, Long Beach Fire units were called to 264 Covina Avenue where fire crew members found thick smoke and fire pouring out of the second story window of a four-plex. Heavy black smoke was also seen rapidly coming out of the attic vents throughout the roof.

Long Beach Police Pursuit Ends With Collision in Paramount

An early-morning pursuit on Wednesday ended with two traffic collisions and non-injury shooting. On Wednesday, November 24, 2010, at approximately 5:44 a.m., officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a call of a commercial burglary in the 5800 block of Cherry Avenue.

Student Leaders Wanted: Apply to Create Positive Change

Applications for the Bank of America Student Leadership Program are due by January 12, 2011. Are you committed to making a positive impact in your community? Then, you might have what it takes to be a Bank of America Student Leader. 

Art Unexpected: The Photography of Mick Victor at Coffee Cup Cafe

Art Unexpected opened Sunday, November 21, at the Coffee Cup Café. Photo courtesy of Mick Victor, Early Cow Concept As an artist working in multiple forms of media, Mick Victor often finds that if one is simply still for a moment and can observe what’s going on around us, there is such a wonderful chaos that occurs.

LBSO Holiday Concerts Ring in the Season at the Terrace Theater

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping and enjoy some musical cheer when Long Beach Symphony Orchestra presents a pair of Holiday Celebration performances at the beautifully decorated Terrace Theater on Saturday, December 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Suja Lowenthal is ‘Mujer of 2010′

Suja Lowenthal is Mujer for 2010. The Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors honored Dr. Suja Lowenthal as a “Mujer for 2010” or “Woman for 2010” for her efforts to make a difference in the community.  The honor is bestowed upon woman in several professional fields including Business, Government, Community, Education, Public Relations, and Media. 

All Big West Honors for 5 LB State Volleyball Players

Long Beach State had five players from the 2010 team earn All-Big West honors, as announced by the Big West on Tuesday. Haleigh Hampton, Caitlin Ledoux and Ashley Lee all earned first-team All-Big West honors, while Janisa Johnson merited an Honorable Mention nod, and Hampton and Delainey Aigner-Swesey both made the All-Freshman team.

The Infinite announces Holiday Schedule!

Holiday Offerings at The Infinite: Open for one class Thanksgiving Day, 11am-1pm. Yoga of Gratitude. An opportunity to share and Give Thanks for Infinite Abundance and Blessings in your life. Saturday, November 27th -6:30-8:30pm.

A Brand-New Holiday Comedy From the Found Theatre: “Somberton Senior Residence Presents ‘the Nutcracker'”

From the folks who put the “fun” in “A Dysfunctional Family Xmas,” comes a brand-new comedy that puts “the nuts” in “The Nutcracker.” Everybody’s seen this classic…but nobody’s seen it like this!

CSULB Communicative Disorders Grad Students Participate in MSLP at ASHA Convention in Philadelphia

Anamaria Garay A pair of Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) graduate students in the Department of Communicative Disorders — Anamaria Garay and Candice Greenwood — were among a group of 32 individuals chosen to participate in the Minority Student Leadership Program (MSLP), which was part of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) annual conference held in Philadelphia Nov.

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