Long Beach Obituary

Memorial Service Planned for LB Fire Captain Hank Zavaleta

fire caption hank zavaleta A memorial service will honor Fire Captain Hank Zavaleta on May 14. It is with the utmost sympathy and deepest regret that the Long Beach Firefighters, Local 372 and the Long Beach Fire Department announce the passing of Fire Captain Hank Zavaleta from a long battle with brain cancer.

Celebration of Life Remembering Steve Horn, former CSULB President and U.S. Congressman, Set for April 30

steve horn memorial at csulb CSULB will host a celebration of life for Steve Horn on April 30. A public Celebration of Life remembering Steve Horn, former president of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and U.S. Congressman, will be held Saturday, April 30, 2011.

Councilmember Remembers the Victims of Tragic Plane Crash

3rd District Community Meeting Regarding FY 2012 Budget Long Beach Councilmember Gary DeLong responds to tragic plane crash with memories of Mark Bixby, Tom Dean and prayers for Mike Jensen. On Wednesday several members of the Long Beach community were tragically involved in a plane crash at Long Beach Airport.

Retired LBFD Chief Robert Leslie remembered in Memorial Ceremony

obituary robert leslie Last Thursday, April 8, a memorial ceremony was held at Old Ranch Country Club in Seal Beach to honor the life of retired Fire Chief Robert (Bob) Eugene Leslie. He passed away at Long Beach Memorial Hospital on March 20, 2010.

John Kashiwabara, first Japanese-American Harbor Commissioner, dies at 88

john-kashiwabara Dr. John Kashiwabara, who served on the Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners from 1996 through 2002, has died. He was 88. Dr. Kashiwabara was a family physician whose active civic involvement included Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach, the 49ers Athletic Association, Long Beach City College Foundation, Long Beach Century Club, the Downtown Long Beach Lions Club, The California Conference for Equality and Justice, the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Committee.

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