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The Artist Factory: Classes for all ages

Learning Sculpture at the Artist Factory We here in Long Beach are quite fortunate that Toni Ivashkov decided to set up her artistic base in the Zaferia District of Long Beach. Her art studio, the Artist Factory, is tucked away in an Artist Co-op at 1330 Gladys Avenue, just south of Orizaba Park, and it’s full of current sculptures, drawings, paintings, and student works in progress.

Police Make Arrest in 1974 Homicide Case, Seek Assistance Identifying Victim

1974 homicide Composite drawing of victim. Long Beach Police made an arrest in a 39-year-old cold case and seek the public’s help in identifying the victim known as Jane Doe #40. Through a National Institute of Justice (NIJ) “Solving Cold Cases with DNA” grant, Long Beach Police cold case investigators focused their attention on the backlog of unsolved homicides awaiting case review, evidence screening, and potential DNA analysis.

Jordan High School Hosts “Beyond This Moment” Youth Empowerment Conference

calb-seminar The Long Beach Jordan High School, WRAP Program is please to announce the Youth Empowerment Conference “Beyond This Moment,” Saturday, April 13, at Jordan High School. This High School/Youth Led produced event will be transported to students from all over the greater Long Beach area to discuss the problems that plague our teens.

Hire-A-Youth Program will Help 500 Teens Get Summer Jobs

Hire a Youth The Pacific Gateway’s goal is to place 500 youth this summer in jobs and internships through the Hire-A-Youth program in Long Beach. The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network today kicked off its Hire-A-Youth Summer Internship and Employment program. 

Long Beach School of Yoga Offering Something For Everyone

lb-school-of-yoga Long Beach has become a hot spot for yoga in the past few years with people practicing in parks and community centers, but for the newcomer, yoga may still seem intimidating and foreign.  Actually yoga can help everybody and is a great way to exercise safely and feel great in body and mind.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach Career Explorers Prepare Teens For College Journey

michaela-career-bgclb-explo Michaela Pereira from Channel 5 news speaks at Career Explorers College Bound Kickoff. Local teens at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach (BGCLB) have embarked on a career exploration expedition. As part of the College Bound program, Career Explorers is a series of monthly workshops designed to prepare teens for their college journey and future careers.

Vegetable Garden For Needy Families To Be Planted By Teen Volunteers

Volunteer teens from Long Beach to plant garden for needy families LIME, a local nonprofit that extends and instills compassion in the next generation, is commemorating Global Youth Service Day by having volunteer teens plant a vegetable garden to feed homeless families. Taking place on Saturday, April 21 at Precious Lamb Preschool in Long Beach, the event will include interactive learning designed to teach teens about poverty while they fill community service hours for college.

Hundreds of Guests Watch Pediatric Patients at Miller Children’s “Break Down the Walls of Cancer”

miller children's hospital Family, friends, donors and hospital staff watch as pediatric cancer patients break down the “walls of cancer” with boxing gloves to open their new playroom. More than a year in the making, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach held a grand opening event for the new hematology/oncology unit.

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Adds Teen Break Dancing Class

Teen Break Dancing Class from Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine!  Photo by Jonathon Colman Looking to jump into something new with the New Year? Join Parks, Recreation and Marine this January for a brand new teen course in break dancing. This course is for individuals with little or no dance experience.

2011 LBFD Spark of Love Toy Drive

Spark of Love LB firefighters are collecting gifts in for their annual Spark of Love Toy Drive. Once again, the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) kicks off the Spark of Love Toy Drive. Through the combined generosity of businesses and residents, each year the Spark of Love program provides gifts to needy kids throughout Long Beach. 

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