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Rancho Los Cerritos Seeking Volunteers


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Bluff Park Neighborhood Association to Host “Some Enchanted Bluff Park Evening,” a Fundraiser to Benefit Historic Lamppost Project


Bluff Park Neighborhood Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, will host a fundraising benefit on September 17 for its Historic Lamppost Project with the vision of “bringing lamppost history back” to the Bluff Park Historic District.

Mayor Garcia Launches “Mayor’s Book Club”


Mayor Robert Garcia has launched a “Mayor’s Book Club,” that will feature local writers and an annual conversation and event. His first book selection is “I’m Dyin’ Here: A Life in the Paper,” by longtime Press-Telegram reporter and columnist Tim Grobaty.

Councilmember Austin Invites Residents to Eighth District Community Budget Meeting

Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin - Photo from Facebook

Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin – Photo from Facebook On August 1, the Mayor and City Manager released the proposed City budget for Fiscal Year 2017. One of the most important duties of the City Council is to review and approve the City’s budget each year, establishing the priorities and providing the funding for the many different City services.

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