Detectives Seek Information on Possible Gang Related Homicide

On Thursday, March 28, 2013, at approximately 9:15 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to a shots fired call in the 200 block of E. Hill Street , which resulted in the death of a male adult. When officers arrived, they discovered three male subjects who had sustained gunshot wounds. 

The “Disorderly Conduct” Tour of Comedian Jeff Dunham Arrives at the Terrace Theater May 9

Ventriloquist and stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham makes a stop at the Terrace Theater as part of his “Disorderly Conduct” tour on Thursday, May 9th, 2013, at 7:30PM. This event is an Icon Concerts production. Dunham has made a name for himself by performing colorful and witty shows that poke fun at all cultures and facets of society with the help of his band of sidekicks.

Hundreds of High School Students to Participate in CSULB’s TheatreFest Competition

California State University Long Beach Theatre Arts Department hosts its annual TheatreFest competition Friday, April 12th, and Saturday, April 13th, in and around the Theatre Arts building on CSULB campus. More than twenty high schools from LA and Orange Counties will participate in the event.

Groundbreaking Marks the Beginning of “Green Port Gateway” Project

Officials and dignitaries gather for the groundbreaking of the Port’s “Green Port Gateway” project on Tuesday, March 26. Officials on Tuesday formally launched an $84 million Port of Long Beach project to remove a railroad bottleneck and build additional on-dock rail capacity to move cargo more efficiently and sustainably.

CSULB’s Trumpet Ensemble Gains National Attention with Third Place Win

Coached by CSULB Director of Brass Studies Rob Frear, the CSULB Trumpet Ensemble placed third in the 2013 National Trumpet Competition. On Sunday, March 17, the Trumpet Ensemble from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music (BCCM) at CSULB was named the third place winner of the 2013 National Trumpet Competition (NTC), behind Baylor University and Northwestern.

Pride Flies at LB City Hall During Supreme Court Trials

The Pride Flag will fly in Centennial Plaza for 2 days in a show of solidarity with the LGBT community. On Tuesday morning a Pride Flag joined the line of banners in Centennial Plaza at City Hall. The new flag is a sign of solidarity with the LGBT community currently and will fly for two days during the Supreme Court trial examining the validity of Proposition 8.

The Aquarium of the Pacific Presents “Ocean” a Multimedia Dance Performance

Ocean Group dancers are Maria Basile, Paige Guthormson, Lilly Nguyen. | Scott Belding The Aquarium of the Pacific in collaboration with SpectorDance presents a live multidisciplinary performance about the impacts of human activity on one of Earth’s most valuable resources—the ocean.

Long Beach School of Yoga Offering Something For Everyone

Long Beach has become a hot spot for yoga in the past few years with people practicing in parks and community centers, but for the newcomer, yoga may still seem intimidating and foreign.  Actually yoga can help everybody and is a great way to exercise safely and feel great in body and mind.

LBCC to Honor Alumni; Nominations Open For Viking of the Decade

In celebration of its 85th Anniversary, Long Beach City College is encouraging community members to nominate LBCC Alumni who attended LBCC between 1930 and 2012 to be nominated for the Viking of the Decade Awards. Honorees will be selected based on their accomplishments as students, in their careers and for service to the community.

33rd Economic Development Conference Will Focus on Business Success and Community Vitality

The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) is hosting its annual conference of economic developers in Long Beach to discuss how economic developers can work with businesses to ensure economic success and community vitality.

Stewart Copeland of The Police at LBOpera Cinema, April 20

Stewart Copeland From blood-thirsty Scottish Lords to power-thirsty drug lords, LBO has got your season prep covered! Prepare yourself with our Saturday morning movies at the Art Theater. We’ve got a motley movie lineup that compliments each one of our boundary-pushing opera productions.

Doggie Paws World; Daycare and Grooming Business Opens in Camden Apartments

Doggie Paws World Owners NaOnka Mixon, Joshua Morphis, and Carol Reed. On Monday Doggie Paws World announced the grand opening of their state-of-the-art, 1,700-sq ft luxury doggie daycare, training, and wellness center at Downtown Long Beach’s crown jewel of upscale apartment living – Camden Harbor View.

Teenaged Suspect Booked for Murder of Stepfather

On March 24, 2013 at approximately 11:00 p.m., the Long Beach Police Department received a call of a shooting in the area of 69th Street and Long Beach Boulevard, which resulted in the death of a male adult. When officers arrived, they discovered the victim, identified as 37-year-old Rogelio Aguirre-Lopez of Compton, down on the ground. 

Brunch or Dinner? Long Beach restaurants are ready for Easter Sunday

Restaurants in Long Beach are preparing their holiday menus for Easter Brunch. Easter is almost here. Still trying to decide whether you’d rather slave over a hot stove or let someone else do the dishes? Check out our list of Long Beach Restaurants serving Easter Brunch.

Long Beach Renaissance High School for the Arts Presents The Wedding Singer at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center

The Long Beach Renaissance High School for the Arts takes you back in time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer just might be the coolest guy in the room, with their spring production of The Wedding Singer. 

Leadership Long Beach Institute Program Now Accepting Applications For The 25th “Silver” Class

Applications are now being accepted for the 25th “Silver” Class of the Leadership Long Beach Institute program, which will begin in August 2013.   Since it was founded in 1989 by some of our community’s most influential and visionary stakeholders, over 1000 graduates have completed the principled leadership program and have become empowered, involved, and engaged to serve the community through a variety of ways. 

Strategies for Success; A Free Business Seminar to Help Business Owners Succeed, April 4

In an effort to help Long Beach small businesses to succeed, new business owners, entrepreneurs wanting to start a business, professionals currently running a business, and individuals who want to improve their business a free all day seminar: Strategies for Success is being offered at Long Beach City College on Thursday, April 4.

Operation Spring Cleaning Nets 71 Arrests

Long Beach Police Department officers joined forces with Albertsons, CVS, Rite Aid, Smart & Final, Stater Bros., Target, Vons, Walgreens, and Wal-Mart’s loss prevention personnel in a three-day operation, which resulted in 71 arrests.

CSULB’s Cameron McLeod Wins 3rd Consecutive U.S. Collegiate Archery Association’s National Indoor Championship

  Cameron McLeod three-time U.S. Collegiate Archery Association’s National Indoor champion For Cameron McLeod, the third time was the charm.  As a matter of fact, so were the first and second times. McLeod, a junior environmental science and policy major at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), recently captured his third straight Basic Bow men’s division title at the U.S.

Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center First to Receive Accreditation

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach is the first children’s hospital cancer program in California to receive Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS).

Classical Guitarist Martha Masters to Perform at The Long Beach Bach Festival

Martha Masters The Long Beach Bach Festival concludes April 14, 2013 with the extremely popular annual event Bach a Bacchus: a celebration of the music of Bach with a taste of wines and beers, presented by the Long Beach Camerata Singers.

Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske Announces Run for Mayor

Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske announced her campaign for Long Beach Mayor today.  Schipske, who has served on the Long Beach City Council for the past seven years, said her campaign will focus on creating jobs, improving neighborhood safety and bringing needed reforms to City Hall to increase transparency and accountability.

Police Apprehend Suspect Wanted For Attempt Murder of a Police Officer

Today, Long Beach Police Officers arrested a suspect involved in the March 18th attempt murder of a police officer. On March 18, 2013, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Long Beach Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 8th Street and Maine Avenue regarding a group of possible gang members loitering at the location.

Public Forum to Provide Insight Into How The Affordable Care Act Will Impact You

The countdown for implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is on and yet most people are not sure what it will mean for their own health coverage and how businesses will be impacted once it is in full effect January 1, 2014.

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