I Am Long Beach to Host Mixed Media Event

I Am Long Beach, a project of the Leadership Long Beach Class of 2011, invites the Long Beach community to join them for a FREE LIVE MIXED MEDIA EVENT !!! The event will celebrate the unique experiences of Long Beach locals. Among other things, musical performances and art exhibits from the teens at Long Beach Community Action Partnership will be seen.

Local Girl Scout Donates $1,800 in Musical Instruments to Miller Children’s Hospital

Patients at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach are playing and listening to music this afternoon after the hospital received a donation of musical instruments from a local Long Beach Girl Scout worth more than $1,800.

Progressive Dinner Party Long Beach Host fundraiser To Save Middle School Sports

The Long Beach Unified School District has cut all funding from junior high sports, all of it. Progressive Dinner Party Long Beach is aware of what a profoundly positive influence sports can have on the lives of young people.

Free Screening of ‘Welcome to Shelbyville’ at Long Beach Main Library Tonight

Students recite the Pledge of Allegiance during ESL class in Welcome to Shelbyville The community is invited to a free screening and discussion of “Welcome to Shelbyville” — a small Southern town grappling with rapid demographic change and issues of immigrant integration — on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Long Beach Main Library, 101 Pacific Ave.

Freeway Shutdown as Police Investigate Double Murder

On Saturday, May 28, 2011, shortly after 9:30 p.m., officers from the California Highway Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle on the northbound 405 freeway, just north of the Long Beach Boulevard on-ramp, (south of the 710 freeway interchange) containing the bodies of two deceased subjects inside.

Cal State Long Beach CAMP Student Selected to Participate in National HEP/CAMP Internship Program in Washington, D.C.

Leidy Partida Leidy Partida, a student in the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at Cal State Long Beach, has been selected to participate in the National HEP/CAMP Internship Program in Washington, D.C. this summer.

Two Women Test Bonds of Sisterhood in “The Old Settler” at The International City Theatre

Karen Malina White and Veralyn Jones - Photo by Carlos Delgado John Henry Redwood’s bittersweet comedy is set in Harlem during World War II, when hot music played and swing dancers ruled the floor of legendary nightclubs like the Savoy Ballroom.

Long Beach Playhouse to Host SOAPBOX: A Manifestation of One’s Passion

Photo by Sean Foreman On Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, 2011, employees from local Starbucks stores and their close friends and family will come together to showcase their artistic talents in a festival of art and passion.

Free Music, Art, & Culture – Summer and Music (SAM) Series Returns

A team of event planning music lovers joins Justin Hectus, (co-founder of Schooled in Song) and Rand Foster (owner of popular local record shop Fingerprints) in a unique partnership to bring SAM back to Downtown After two award-winning seasons, the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA) are bringing Summer And Music (SAM)—the city’s homegrown, sustainable concerts series providing an entire summer of free music to the public—back to the streets of Downtown Long Beach this coming June.

Belmont Pier Opens for Summer Aqualink Service

Historical Opening Marks 10 Year Anniversary of AquaLink Service Long Beach Transit (LBT) and Catalina Express announced today the official opening of the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier AquaLink stop. This new stop enhances existing service to Alamitos Bay Landing, the Queen Mary, and the Aquarium Pacific.

Watch This Book Presents To Kill A Mockingbird at Last Saturdays

Classic characters will jump off the page and onto the silver screen for Watch This Book, a new series of free film screenings celebrating family-friendly adaptations of beloved literary works! Watch This Book, which also features artists and exhibitors, will take place on the Luther Burbank Elementary School playground as part of “Last Saturdays,” 4th Street Long Beach’s monthly neighborhood street event. 

100 Days of Summer Starts Friday with Concert in the Park by DSB

A concert in the park will Kick Off 100 Days of Summer in Long Beach! 100 Days of Summer kicks off on Friday, May 27, with a performance by DSB (Don’t Stop Believin’), the pre-eminent Journey Tribute Band, at Marina Vista Park, at Colorado Street and Santiago Avenue.

More than 100 Long Beach Doctors Recognized for Quality Care

Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach and Community Hospital Long Beach today announced that more than 100 of its physicians have been recognized among the best in their fields by the 2011 Southern California Super Doctors and/or the 2011-2012 Best Doctors in America® reports.

Richardson and New Democrats Unveil Infrastructure and Manufacturing Agenda

Rep. Laura Richardson, Critical Infrastructure & Manufacturing Task Force This week, Congresswoman Laura Richardson (CA-37) and members of the New Democrat Coalition met with Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, to collaborate on ideas for creating private sector jobs and helping American businesses and workers compete in the global marketplace. 

Enjoy Prime Trikking Season; Join The Last Saturday of the Month Ride

Celebrate the start of prime trikking season in Southern California with the Last Saturday of the Month Ride on May 28, 2011, in Long Beach. Entry Fee is one can food item to be donated to the Food Bank of Southern California. The LSM is a monthly play-date for So Cal carvers sponsored by SouthBay Trikke, Long Beach Trikkers and TrikkeWorld Magazine.

Belmont Hot Broads Debut Against Terminal Island Tootsies in Long Beach Roller Derby Match

Roller Derby is back, it’s hot and it’s growing. Fans are clamoring to see the action and local gals are lining up to play. It is this explosive energy that has allowed Long Beach Roller Derby to be so successful in such a short time.

JUNETEENTH WorldWide Concert Featuring Mezzo-Soprano Denyce Graves June 19th

Denyce Graves has thrilled audiences world-wide with the wonder and beauty of her mezzo-soprano voice and stunning stage presence. She will perform in recital for the JUNETEETH WorldWide Concert on Sunday, June 19, 2011 at the Long Beach Terrace Theater.

Anchorage Added To List Of Nonstop Flights From Long Beach Airport

L. to R. Monique Villa, Miss Long Beach; Miss Anchorage, Abby Hancock; Seymour Moose; City of Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster; Anchorage, Alaska Mayor Dan Sullivan; Marty St. George, JetBlue Senior Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Strategy; City of Long Beach Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske; Miss Long Beach Grand Prix, Venus Ramos.

Buckle Up! Click It or Ticket Campaign Targets The Unbelted

Law enforcement throughout the state, including the Long Beach Police Department, will be looking for unbelted drivers and passengers as part of the 2011 Click It or Ticket campaign, which runs from May 23, 2011 until June 5, 2011.

Councilmember Neal To Host 9th District Redistricting Town Hall

Councilmember Steven Neal Councilmember Steven Neal invites North Long Beach families to attend the “9th District Redistricting Town Hall” on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Ramona Park Community Center. Residents will have the opportunity to discuss the process of reshaping district boundaries and how it affects North Long Beach residents.

Last Saturdays on 4th Presents: Live Music, Food, Outdoor Movies, & MORE! May 28th

Shops Along 4th Street (from Junipero To Cherry) Host A FREE Evening Of Art & Entertainment For all you folks stayin’ local for this Memorial Day Weekend, we got a bunch of fun things to do along 4th Street during the day and eve, from live music to outdoor cinema!

Supreme Court Rules California Must Release Inmates, Sen. Ted Lieu Responds

Sen. Ted Lieu Sen. Ted W. Lieu, a lawyer and author of numerous bills relating to public safety, including a measure last year that sought to close loopholes in the state’s parole system, released the following statement in response to today’s divided US Supreme court ruling that California must release thousands of inmates from state prison: “While I disagree with the US Supreme Court’s ruling to release tens of thousands of dangerous felons onto our streets, I acknowledge the power of the Court to render lethal and sweeping decisions,” Lieu said.

New Freeway Signage Helps Motorist Locate Bixby Knolls

What started as a line item on a “wish list” 10 years ago finally has come to fruition. Bixby Knolls is now officially on the map with directional signs on the 405 freeway. “There are now nine signs directing people north on Atlantic and Long Beach Blvd.

Victim Dies From Injuries Sustained During Robbery, Two Suspects In Custody

A 32 year-old male adult who was robbed and beaten has been pronounced deceased, and the suspects that detectives believe are responsible for his death have been taken into custody. On May 17, 2011, shortly after 7:00 a.m., Long Beach Police responded to the 600 block of Cerritos Avenue to assist Long Beach Fire Department paramedics who were called to the area regarding a man found unconscious in a driveway with blood on his face.

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