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Long Beach locals love community and know how to make life interesting. It’s their varied interests, community involvement and sense of fun that make the LB lifestyle so unique.

Rancho Los Cerritos To Host Free Concert Featuring the Band of the California Battalion

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To commemorate the Rancho’s transfer from the Bixby family to the City of Long Beach in 1955, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is presenting Back To The 50’s, a celebration of American Rock n’ Roll, Jazz, and Country Music.

“Beach Streets” Gets Residents Rolling, Walking, Moving Uptown

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Two large community festivals, concerts, skate and BMX expos, art exhibits, petting zoos and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Uptown” Open Street event on Saturday, June 6.

Westerly 8th Graders Build Sustainable Garden in Nicaragua

This global service project taught the eight grade students lessons that could not be learned in the classroom. They also had a chance to practice their Spanish.

This global service project taught the eight grade students lessons that could not be learned in the classroom. They also had a chance to practice their Spanish. Ten eighth graders from Westerly school traveled over 3,000 miles last week to Nicaragua to build a sustainable learning garden at a school in a rural farming community near Villa El Carmen.

Pianist Sonya Lee and Vocalist Melina Kalomas Bring Rarely Performed Strauss Melodrama to Music at the Point

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Sonja Lee Music at the Point is proud to welcome pianist, Sonja Lee and vocalist, Melina Kalomas to the Grace First Sanctuary on Saturday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Matisyahu and The Green to Headline The Queen Mary’s 5th Annual Shoreline Jam Festival, Tickets On Sale Now

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The Queen Mary  is pleased to announce the lineup for the 5th annual Shoreline Jam Festival Sept. 5-6 at the Waterfront Event Park. Matisyahu will headline the fest on Saturday, September 5 and The Green will headline the stage on Sunday, September 6.

Death of a Salesman Opens At the Long Beach Playhouse

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Tyler Gray as Bernard, Karl Schott as Willy Loman, and Harriet Whitmyer as Linda Loman The Long Beach Playhouse proudly presents Death of a Salesman on its Mainstage Theater from May 23 to June 20, 2015. It is the first time the Playhouse has ever done the play, which centers on the life of a traveling salesman who is past his prime, is struggling to remain relevant as his life crumbles around him.   

Free ‘Pop Vinyl’ Concert Kicks Off “100 Days of Summer”

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Pop Vinyl~Photo from Facebook From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Long Beach will offer hundreds of free or low cost cultural programs, sports activities and special events throughout the City. “100 Days of Summer” is a partnership among Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Long Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to promote opportunities to “stay and play” in Long Beach.

Operation Jump Start Reaches 21 year Goal, Honors 2015 Grads

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Twenty-one years ago, Operation Jump Start was nothing more than a dream to help local Long Beach youth graduate high school and get into college. Since then, the mentoring and college access organization has grown and has helped hundreds of high-risk students overcome the challenges of poverty, language barriers, cultural gaps, and limited resources.

6th Annual Tour of Long Beach Raises $320,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital

Cyclists gather at the start line and wait for the 6th Annual Tour of Long Beach to begin. More than 3,000 cyclists of all skill levels came out for the 6th Annual Tour of Long Beach on Saturday, May 9, helping to raise $320,000 for pediatric cancer research at the Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach.

Rising TIDE After School Program Collecting Shoes For ‘Shoes Go Global’ fundraiser

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Have you been wondering what to do with all those worn out, unwanted shoes piling up in messy heaps at the bottom of your closet? Wonder no more! Your donations of used shoes can make a world of difference to others and help them find hope.

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