Long Beach Commentary

The Royal Ballet of Cambodia Returns to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center

royal-ballet-cambodia For the first time in many years, the Royal Ballet of Cambodia returns to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center at CSULB with a program entitled “The Stars of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia.” The October 18, 8 p.m. performance will feature an intimate ensemble of the best dancers and musicians in the centuries-old tradition of Khmer Classical Dance.

California Must Reassess to Continue Reaching Environmental Targets

64th Assembly District candidate Councilmember Steven Neal Following the release of a new report from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that California is on track to meet its 2020 target for greenhouse gas reductions, but not its 2050 target, Long Beach City Councilmember and State Assembly candidate Steve Neal released the following statement.

The Bright Side of Living in Long Beach

Cloudy Day in Long Beach A cloudy day in Long Beach. Photo by Jeffery Todd There’s a well known line that Tom Hanks utters in the movie A League of Their Own. Actually, eventually, he screams it. “There’s no crying in baseball.” That’s the same way I feel about here, “there’s no crying in California!” Taking a photo like the one attached of a cloudy morning is such an exercise in futility, because you know that even if it’s August 2 it’s still a June gloom thing and by noon those clouds will be burned off and that the sun will be a shining.

Welcome to Long Beach: From Da Bears to The Beach

Long Beach “… now I can stroll along the ocean or the harbor every morning, anytime of the year, and point when the tourists ask where the Aquarium is …” Photo by Jeffery Todd It’s 70 degrees and I’m shivering.

Knabe: Preparing for the Future of Healthcare Means Prevention

Supervisor Don Knabe 4th District Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe This weekend, I was in Fort Worth, Texas for the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) 78th annual conference. I participated in a panel discussion with the Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group and Chief Healthcare Officer of United Health Group Alliances Dr.

Downtown Needs a Serious Shopping Mall

Downtown Long Beach photo by Paul Haeder I was disheartened to read that Nordstrom Rack will be leaving the promenade area, but not surprised. Until Long Beach recognizes the immense need to provide quality shopping with a competitive mall that serves the needs of the majority of residents, no individual stores are going to sustain themselves in this environment.

Bill Maher Brings Comedy and Commentary to the Terrace Theater Saturday

Bill Maher Bill Maher Stand-up comedian, television host, and political commentator Bill Maher makes his way to the Terrace Theater this Saturday, May 11th, 2013, at 8pm. This event is an AEG Live production. Best known for known for his political satire and sociopolitical commentary, Maher sets the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television.

Knabe Proposes School Attendance Month to Keep Kids in Class

Los Angeles Supervisor Don Knabe Los Angeles Supervisor Don Knabe This week, I have asked the Board of Supervisors to declare September “School Attendance Month.” For many of us, attending school is a no-brainer. But for some children, it can be an ongoing challenge, with devastating results.

Pet Post USA, Providing Connections Throughout the Pet Community

Pet Post USA, Providing Connections Throughout the Pet Community The Pet Post USA Inc., is an online pet media publication connecting pet owners with pet products and services. The Pet Post USA Inc., promotes and supports community services, local businesses, and non-profit pet related organizations for the care of animals and the homing of pets; maintaining a kindhearted partnership that is rewarding for the pet communities in which The Pet Post USA operates.

Vote Daily To Help Florence Bixby Elementary School Win $50,000!

Bruce B. Beaver - Bixby Beaver Mascot Dear Reader, please share this article with as many people as possible: Friends, family, neighbors, acquaintances, colleagues, classmates, teachers, EVERYONE (over age 13).   Your daily votes between October 24 and December 9 are REALLY important for Florence Bixby Elementary School in Long Beach, California. 

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