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Long Beach Comedy Writer Finds His Way With Taoism Podcast

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  Tod Perry 39-year-old Tod Perry is a busy man. The Long Beach-based freelance advertising copywriter and former CBS Radio host is a regular contributor to the popular news sites GOOD and Buzzworthy, and is a new father.

Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser Raises $10,000

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Community Hospital Long Beach (CHLB) Employees Foundation Committee turned back the clock to 1929 on Saturday August 20, for its Murder Mystery Dinner “Murder, Mayhem & Moonshine.” Held at the famous Rexington Hotel in downtown Chicago (in reality The Grand in Long Beach), 107 people had lots of fun sleuthing, identifying, enjoying a delicious dinner and raising $10,000 for CHLB.

Community Invited to Healthy Active Long Beach 4th Annual Fruit and Veggie Party

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The community is invited to access health and nutrition information and sample healthy recipes featuring seasonal fruits and vegetables during the Healthy Active Long Beach 4th Annual Fruit and Veggie Party on Saturday, August 27, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Health Department’s Central Facilities Center, located at Martin Luther King Jr.

Rancho Los Cerritos Seeking Volunteers

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The rancho will host several events for prospective volunteers this fall. Volunteer Open Houses — 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7; 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Learn about volunteer opportunities at the historic home and grounds, including greeting visitors, giving tours, or helping behind the scenes.

Power 4 Youth Mentoring Program to Host Information Meeting

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Power 4 Youth, an academic mentoring program for middle school students will be holding a no-obligation information meeting for prospective volunteers on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 370 Junipero Long Beach, one of the five community sites Power 4 Youth operates.

All Female Cast Takes On The Importance of Being Earnest at The Playhouse

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Only one other writer could compete with Shakespeare for the title of the most quoted playwright, and that is Oscar Wilde. Long Beach playhouse takes on an all female cast with The Importance of Being Earnest directed by ‘Phie Mura in the Studio. 

Community Invited to Provide Input on Sustainable City Action Plan Priorities

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The community is invited to provide input on Sustainable City Action Plan (SCAP) priorities for the coming year, during the Sustainable City Commission meeting on Thursday, August 25, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the Long Beach City Council Chamber, 333 W.

Long Beach Camerata Singers Announce 2016-17 Concert Season

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The Long Beach Camerata Singers, a 90-voice professional choir, proudly announces its 10-concert season for 2016-17 beginning October 2, 2016 and culminating on June 3, 2017. Among the 10 performances – 4 of which are free of charge – is a new holiday concert for families.

Leadership Long Beach Hosts Annual Community Welcome Reception

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Leadership Long Beach (LLB) will introduce its 28th Institute class (adult principled leadership training program) during its annual Community Welcome Reception on Monday, August 29 from 5:30-7:00p.m. at Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 Bixby Hill Road, near CSULB at Atherton and Palo Verde.

REAL 92.3 DJs Join B.o.B, Lil Jon, Tyga and Kent Jones at Queen Mary’s WET Carnival

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The Queen Mary’s WET Carnival is Southern California’s newest festival experience bringing live performances from today’s top artists including B.o.B, Lil Jon, Tyga, Kent Jones and more to the Long Beach shore on Saturday, September 3.

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