Sir Winston’s Hosts Four-Course Dinner Paired with Layer Cake Wines in July

Sir Winston's restaurant aboard the Queen Mary will host a special four-course wine dinner featuring selections from Layer Cake Winery. Have your cake and sip it, too, as Sir Winston’s, the Queen Mary’s signature restaurant, hosts a wine dinner July 21 featuring wines from Layer Cake Winery and four courses artfully prepared by the ship’s Executive Chef Larry Banares.

Fireworks and Flares Can Cause Extra Problems for Boaters on 4th of July

Flares should not be used as fireworks because they can be mistaken for a boat in distress. In preparation of the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, the Coast Guard reminds boaters to take the proper precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend on the water.

4th of July Fireworks Show at Veterans Stadium Tickets Discounted for 2011

This article is outdated. For information about the 2012 fireworks show read this: 55th Annual Fireworks Show Lights Up Alamitos Bay Attending a fireworks show, such as the annual Long Beach fireworks display hosted at Veterans Stadium, is a great way to ensure an inspiring Independence Day celebration for the entire family.

L.A. Supervisors Approve Jobs Program for 2,200 Youth

A program expected to create at least 2,200 jobs for economically disadvantaged youth was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. “In these tough economic times, young people are really struggling to find employment, which limits their ability to gain necessary experience for the future,” said Supervisor Knabe.

Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover Live! At the Long Beach Arena

Dave Ramsey Nationally syndicated radio talk show host and New York Times best-selling author, Dave Ramsey, will present his common sense debt reduction and wealth-building strategies LIVE at the Long Beach Arena on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 1pm.

Long Beach is Starting Line For Famed Transpac Yacht Race July 4 and July 8

Fifty-three entries from three nations will be setting sail from the shores of Long Beach Monday, July 4 and Friday, July 8 in the famed Transpacific Yacht Race (Transpac), a grueling, 2,225-mile race to Hawaii that traces it beginnings back to 1906.

Type 2 and You – Know the Risk Factors & Prevent Diabetes

By: Linda Kerr, RN, MSN, NP, CDE, program director, Diabetes, Long Beach Memorial Diabetes is a condition that affects how the body uses glucose, the main type of sugar in blood. To use glucose, the body needs the hormone insulin.

“Truckin’ Back to the LBC,” Long Beach Street Food Fest Returns

Gourmet food trucks are returning to Long Beach by popular demand! It was clear with the overwhelming success of last year’s two Long Beach Street Food Fests that participants and attendees alike wanted another helping. On July 9th, LA and Orange County’s preeminent mobile eateries will once again roll in to scenic Rainbow Lagoon Park with doors up from 10:30 a.m.

Hudson Magnet Middle School Students Earn National Engineering Championship

Team members Kyrene Aganon, Michelica Balajadia, Christina Le and Rose Chelsea Lubang After months of designing, creating and competing, a team of students from Hudson Magnet Middle School walked away as national champions of a grueling engineering competition.

Councilman Dee Andrews Hosts 6th District Youth Leadership Workshop

Councilman Dee Andrews Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with Pioneer Circuits and the Long Beach Public Library is pleased to announce the Sixth District Youth Leadership Workshop; featuring international youth leadership facilitator Nancy Lee, Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at the Mark Twain Library.

On Broadway Merchant Association Presents LIVE ON BROADWAY!

The On Broadway Merchant Association will present an open house celebration LIVE ON BROADWAY! This community wide event will take place on Saturday, July 2nd from 12noon to 5pm and will span the length of Broadway from Belmont Avenue to Alamitos Avenue.

Getting to Know The Parks and Recreation Programs of The 9th District

Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine offers many recreation programs at the six programmed parks in the 9th City Council District. Residents can view monthly calendars of events for each 9th District park on the Department’s website.

Let your voice be heard! Councilwoman Rae Gabelich Invites Citizens to 8th District Redistricting Meeting

Councilmember Rae Gabelich Councilwoman Rae Gabelich is hosting the 8th District Redistricting Community Meeting today, June 28, 2011 at The Expo Building. The City Council, on a 5-4 vote, approved a motion to prepare a redistricting map that would move the Bixby Knolls neighborhood and the New Bixby neighborhood from the 8th Council District to the 7th Council District.

Fuego is set for a full day of food, fun and fireworks for Fourth of July

The oohs and the ahs will be heard first during Hotel Maya’s Independence Day celebration as Fuego presents a patriotic barbeque and dinner buffet at the water’s edge on Monday, July 4 2011. And to get America’s birthday party started, Fuego will feature a variety of drink specials such as $14 carafes of Frida Kahlo margarita or St.

Musical Theatre West’s 13th Annual Fundraiser Broadway in the Park Returns

Musical Theatre West’s annual fundraiser Broadway in the Park will be held Saturday, August 6, 2011 in the Park Estates area of Long Beach, CA. MTW hopes to raise $150,000 to benefit programs including the Education and Outreach Programs, which reaches over 17,000 young people each year, introducing students to the magic and excitement of live theater through special daytime performances and visits to the classroom.

Community Cinema Series Concludes With Free Screening of ‘Two Spirits’

Fred Martinez dancing. From reenactment in the film. Photographer: David A. Armstrong The community is invited to a free screening and discussion of ‘Two Spirits’ – an exploration of the life and death of Fred Martinez who was murdered at age 16 and the ancient Native American two-spirit tradition – on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Long Beach Main Library, 101 Pacific Ave.

Book Co-Authored by CSULB Professor Generates Controversy

Professor Carl Lipo A book released this week (June 21) by Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) Professor Carl Lipo and co-author Terry Hunt from the University of Hawaii at Manoa presents revisionist theories about Easter Island that are already generating controversy.

Detectives Head To Chico In Hopes of Solving March Murder

Victim Philip Victor Williamson On Monday, June 27, 2011, Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives will be in the City of Chico in relation to the ongoing March 24th Long Beach murder investigation of 29-year-old Philip Victor Williamson of Los Angeles.

Long Beach Playhouse Offers Youth Summer Theatre Conservatory Opportunity

Long Beach Playhouse is currently enrolling for its Summer Theatre Conservatory, to be offered in two sessions; First session will be from JULY 11 – JULY 23 and the second session from JULY 25 – AUGUST 6. Both sessions will run from 9 a.m.

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra Petting Zoo, Introducing Children To Orchestral Instruments

Children Can Learn About Orchestral Instruments and Actually Play Strings, Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion Local children can experience a different kind of petting zoo this summer when the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra brings its Instrument Petting Zoo to seven Long Beach area libraries June 21 thru August 2.

Manazar Gamboa Community Theater at MacArthur Park to Open Saturday

The Office of Sixth District City Councilmember Dee Andrews, the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite the public to the opening of the Manazar Gamboa Community Theater at Homeland Cultural Center on Saturday, June 25, 2011 located in MacArthur Park.

Long Beach Water Commission Maintains Current Rates for Second Consecutive Year

On Thursday, the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners voted unanimously to maintain citywide water rates at their current levels for a second straight year. The Long Beach Water Department’s Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) budget and rates will now go to the Long Beach City Council for final approval before going into effect on October 1, 2011.

Aquarium of the Pacific Takes a National Lead on Addressing Ocean Issues

Aquarium will lead first attempt to apply coastal marine spatial planning on Southern California’s urban ocean with stakeholder group in July. The Aquarium of the Pacific has announced that it will be leading a gathering of key stakeholders in making the first attempt in the nation to apply coastal and marine spatial planning (CMSP) on Southern California’s urban ocean in late July.

Bonnie Lowenthal Names SuperMex Business of the Year

Bonnie Lowenthal bestows honor on philanthropic restaurateur. As part of CA Small Business Day, members of the California State Legislature gathered at the Sacramento Convention Center earlier this week to honor outstanding business leaders from throughout the state.

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