Long Beach Inspiration

Council Votes in Favor of Naming Park in Honor of Jenni Rivera

Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera 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.

Julie Rivett Reveals the History Behind The Maltese Falcon

lbpl-julie-rivett 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.

Grace First Presbyterian Church Hosts “Jazz on the Patio” Featuring saxophonist Glenn Cashman

Glenn Cashman Glenn Cashman 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

Essay Contest Honors the Life and Teachings of Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou 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 School Students Help Precious Lamb Preschool Students Follow Their Dreams

Precious Lamb Preschooler trying on the fire equipment. 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.

Long Beach Job Corps Center Director Mitra Vazeen Honored by American Business Women’s Association

Ms. Mitra Vazeen, Center Director of the Long Beach Job Corps Center with 58th Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia. 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?

DLBA to Host Reimagining the Long Beach Civic Center Event

DLBA - Downtown Long Beach Associates 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.

Third Annual We Can Do It! Awards Will Honor Elinor Otto, The Oldest Living, Working Rosie the Riveter

High Tide Quartet 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!

Students Test Their Science, Math, and Tech Skills at FIRST Robotics Competition

22nd FIRST Robotics Photo from Facebook 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.

Rancho Los Cerritos to Showcase “California Women Win the Vote,” a Documentary Film by Martha Wheelock

California Women Win the Vote by Martha Wheelock 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.

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