CSULB Design Graduate Among 8 International Finalists Selected to Compete in London at Electrolux’ Design Lab 2011 Contest
Matthew Schwartz, a Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) design graduate, has turned his senior project into an all-expense paid trip to London, where he will compete as one of eight finalists in Electrolux’ Design Lab 2011 with his concept of the Onda Portable Microwave.
The 2011 Original Long Beach Lobster Festival, Fri., Sat. and Sun., September 9 thru 11 in Rainbow Lagoon, will help add a delicious touch to the waning summer season. The Lobster Festival, 2011 Long Beach Sea Festival event, will highlight three days of feasting on tons of fresh Maine lobster, steamed in the world’s largest [...]
There are plenty of Middle Eastern eateries in Long Beach. For the most part, they seem to all pop up near the beach area of town, and the waits to get into these restaurants can sometimes be unbearable. The fact of the matter though, is that one of the best, if not THE best, Lebanese [...]
In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved collisions, the Long Beach Police Department will be conducting a Driving Under the Influence – Driver License Checkpoint on Saturday, September 3, 2011, from 6:00 p.m., until 2:00 a.m. Sunday, September 4, 2011. This checkpoint will be held in the [...]
Molina Family and Artist Gregorio Luke Selected Parade Marshals for 3rd Annual Latin American Parade & Festival
On Monday the office of Council Member Robert Garcia and the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) announced that the Molina Family will serve as Grand Marshal, and local artist Gregorio Luke will be honored as Community Marshal at the 3rd Annual Latin American Parade & Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2011.
Councilmembers Steven Neal (9), Rae Gabelich (8), and Gerrie Schipske (5) invite Long Beach residents to participate in a citywide live interactive TeleForum on Thursday, September 1, 2011. Participants will discuss proposed cuts in the fiscal year 2012 budget, and possible alternatives, such as the “Public Safety and Quality of Life Protection Plan” as proposed [...]
On Thursday, September 1, 2011 7th District Councilmember James Johnson will host a community budget meeting at Vista Del Mar. Join Councilmember Johnson, City Manager Pat West, Financial Management Director John Gross, and representatives from Public Safety for a discussion of the City of Long Beach’s Fiscal Year 2012 Budget. The community budget meeting will [...]
On Saturday, September 10, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Long Beach Police Department, in conjunction with American Shredding, will host a “Shred-A-Thon” for City of Long Beach residents. This event will be held at Ability First Community Center, located at 3770 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, (corner of Willow Street and Grand [...]
With more bicyclists than ever sharing the streets in Long Beach, the City is launching a campaign to remind people about bicycle safety, including the importance of walking bikes on the sidewalks in business districts.
Join Dr. Kaye Briegel and Librarian Maureen Neeley on Friday night, September 2, 2011 as they discuss the dramatic changes experienced throughout the Long Beach School District as it rebuilt schools devastated by the Long Beach Earthquake of 1933. Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal program New Deal helped Long Beach rebuild its schools. Briegel and Neeley [...]
You can’t open a paper or turn on a TV these days without hearing the word, ‘makeover.’ Everyone is redoing their personal spaces from the ground up; both inside and out. Homeowners, and those who aspire to owning property, often have a daunting challenge when it comes to navigating the processes of starting new projects—whether [...]
Banned, Blacklisted and Boycotted: Censorship and the Response to It (The B-Word Project) is a campus-wide initiative coordinated by the Carpenter Performing Arts Center to focus attention on censorship through innovative collaborations with departments, organizations, and off-campus entities. It will stimulate wide-ranging discussions and activities that examine what happens when a voice—whether in artistic endeavors, [...]
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) is cautioning residents to avoid handling bats or other wildlife. An increasing number of bats found throughout Los Angeles County have tested positive for rabies, and in Long Beach, a bat found along the bike path in Heartwell Park on Sunday, August 21, 2011, [...]
Residents are invited to a free “Save Energy and Save Money” workshop, on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at the Neighborhood Resource Center.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) will host Out to Lunch, a free series of mini-concerts at Promenade Square Park, every Friday during the month of September. Residents, visitors and employees are invited to purchase ‘Lunch To-Go’ meals from Downtown restaurants while they listen to festive music from local bands.
Five members of the Long Beach Police Department and five members of the Fire Department will be competing in the 2011 World Police & Fire Games, held in New York City from Friday, August 26 until Monday September 5, 2011. Surpassed only by the Summer Olympic Games, this event is the second largest multi-sport event [...]
In the event you missed this weeks Red Hot Chili Peppers benefit gig at the Nokia Theatre (at a hefty $700 per ticket), perhaps the next best thing is seeing the band ‘live’ in the comfort of your neighborhood movie theatre next week! Coming to The Art Theatre Tuesday, August 30th is a simulcast via [...]
The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) will offer free Tdap vaccine to students in grades 7 – 12 at four public clinics scheduled before the school year begins. The clinics are open to students in both public and private schools.
On Wednesday the City of Long Beach and the Police Officers Association (POA) announced a hallmark tentative agreement to significantly reduce pension costs, enact pension reform, provide future budget relief, and protect police officers from layoffs in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2012 budget. The POA voted and overwhelmingly approved the agreement.
Live blues music on Labor Day weekend returns to Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) when member-supported KKJZ-FM 88.1 presents its second annual “KJazz Blues Bash” on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. This year’s concert lineup is headlined by legendary blues harpist, singer and songwriter James Cotton with special guest Robby Krieger [...]
In search of an answer to end their often decades-long struggle to lose weight, most of the women who initially attend an introductory presentation to Hungry for Less, a new Long Beach-based weight loss program, do so with much reservation, cynicism and doubt. But the founder of Hungry for Less, Kim Kabar, is not deterred [...]
The Port of Long Beach awarded more than $80 million in contracts to small firms, many of them locally based, in the 2010 fiscal year, Port staff reported this week. The report, which measured contracts that met standards of the Port’s Small Business Enterprises/Very Small Business Enterprises (SBE/VSBE) Program, said 28 percent of contracted services [...]
The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) has announced that ICDC College’s South Bay Campus received the 2010-2011 ACCSC School of Excellence Award. Alistair Curamen, ICDC College South Bay Campus Director, will receive the 2010-2011 School of Excellence award at ACCSC’s fifth annual Professional Development Conference to be held on September 19-21 in [...]
City Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske is sharpening her pencils and checking her shoelaces, because she can’t wait for the next Shaping Up the Fifth walk through El Dorado Park South, August 27th, from 8 to 10 a.m. “If more people walk, they can take more time to scrutinize each street for cracks and potholes, elevated sidewalks, [...]