Long Beach News and Events
The Historical Society of Long Beach and LBCC’s Long Beach Community Studies Project host their third Long Beach Community Studies Conference on April 26, 2014. The Conference presents an enticing schedule that covers a broad range of topics related to the history of the city and its neighborhoods.
Dignity Health’s St. Mary Medical Center Reduces Complications, Gains Positive Results For Thousands of Patients
Dignity Health, one of the five largest health systems in the nation, recently announced in two years it has reduced hospital-acquired infections and readmissions, positively affecting more than 10,000 patients and potentially saving an estimated $30 million as a result of efforts across the health system from Jan.
Westerly School’s dedicated leadership class and the energetic children from Precious Lamb Preschool got together for a day of inspiration and motivation by way of a traveling career day. Westerly students wanted to inspire these youngsters who are fighting homelessness, by providing them the opportunity to meet professionals that hold positions in their dream careers.
The annual CSULB Steel Drum concert Caribbean Extravaganza gives way to a massive band of steel drums on Sunday, April 27, 2014. The concert features the CSULB Steel Drum Orchestra during the first half, and after intermission international steel drum virtuoso Andy Narell joins the orchestra, along with local steel drum ensembles including the Rusty Steel Drum Band, Lakewood Steel, and groups from Westminster High School, Campbell Hall, Granada Middle School, and Cabrillo High School.
Mr. Brett Minter’s six sophomore religion classes from St. Anthony High School took it upon themselves to “ walk the walk and talk the talk” by actually taking action and helping others. Mr. Minter not only teaches his students about giving to charities and helping others, he gives them the opportunity to follow through on the lesson of being selfless.
On Saturday, April 5, 2014, around 9:07 p.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to a report of shots heard in the 2300 block of Eucalyptus Avenue, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
Arriving officers discovered two male adult victims with apparent gunshot wounds to the lower body.
In some of Long Beach’s poorest areas, children come to school on Mondays so hungry that they cannot concentrate on learning. These kids benefit from weekday in-school breakfast and lunch programs; but over the weekends, meals are scarce and Mondays can’t come soon enough.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marines launches improvements to Veterans Park this month. The park is located at 101 East 28th Street, in the City of Long Beach.
Come do “The VOODOO That You Do” at the inaugural New Orleans Themed Art Exhibit at Picture This Gallery Saturday, April 12th from 4pm-8pm.
Artists display their work pertaining to New Orleans’ extraordinarily rich culture.
Dignity Health’s eight Southern California Hospitals will offer assistance to those signing up for Covered California.
There’s still time to complete health insurance applications by the “new” April 15 deadline.