Long Beach Inspiration
Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera
The Long Beach City Council voted 8-0 in favor of moving forward with Councilman Dee Andrews legislative item requesting the Long Beach City Council to consider naming a park in the 6th District in honor of Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera.
Dashiell Hammett’s personal inspiration for the classic mystery The Maltese Falcon, as well as its central character, Sam Spade, will be revealed by Hammett’s granddaughter, Julie Rivett at an author’s event, Saturday, October 18, 2 p.m.
Our Summer Series of “Jazz on the Patio” of the beautiful Kobata Japanese Garden continues at 7pm on Saturday night, July 12, with famed saxophonist Glenn Cashman and his band. Hear samples of his work at http://www.glenncashman.com
Dr. Maya Angelou
The Sheriff’s Youth Foundation (SYF), in partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Friday launched an essay contest to honor the great life and teachings of Dr. Maya Angelou.
The contest, which is open to youth ages 7 to 17 years who reside in the County of Los Angeles, encourages children to learn more about Angelou’s life, the challenges she overcame, and how she championed for civil rights and truth.
Westerly 7th grader and Precious Lamb Preschooler enjoying the fire station demonstration.
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.
Ms. Mitra Vazeen, Center Director of the Long Beach Job Corps Center with 58th Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia.
What better way to kick off International Women’s Day than to celebrate women here in Southern California at the Rio Hondo Event Center in Downey?
The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) invites community stakeholders to reimagine the Long Beach Civic Center at an informal dialogue scheduled for Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00 p.m. at Rock Bottom Brewery. This gathering will serve as the kick-off to a series of engagement opportunities sponsored by the DLBA and designed to solicit input from the community on the future of the Civic Center.
High Tide Quartet
Ninety-three year old Elinor Otto, who is still working as a Spar Mechanic at Boeing, is the oldest living and still working Rosie the Riveter. Otto will be honored along with 12 other women leaders at The Third Annual We Can Do It!
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More than 1,500 high school students from California, Hawaii and Chile will come together to compete in the 22nd FIRST Robotics Los Angeles Regional Competition at the Long Beach Arena from Thursday, March 21st, 2013, to Saturday, March 23rd, 2013.
California Women Win the Vote, a documentary film by Martha Wheelock.
Rancho Los Cerritos will screen a compelling documentary film co-produced by Martha Wheelock called “California Women Win the Vote” on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 7 p.m.