The Long Beach Branch NAACP is hosting its general membership meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 20, at Ernest McBride Park, 1550 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

Here it is October and my Connecticut-based cousin Steve Shongut spent the weekend winterizing his sailboat, and our East Coast friends won’t be sailing for months.

It’s the last chance to sign up for the 18th annual Belmont Shore Chalk Art Contest happening this Saturday, where Second Street in Belmont Shore will be lined with artists hosted by the nonprofit Community Action Team, with help from the Belmont Shore Business Association.

This weekend, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host special guest animals from the wildlife rescue and outreach organization Conservation Ambassadors visiting from Paso Robles. Those ambassadors include an alligator, porcupine, lemur, giant bull frog, kinkajou, Harris hawk, kangaroo, raven a…

One hundred years ago, America started to recognize the importance of women’s voices. On June 4, 1919, Congress passed a constitutional amendment to give women the right to vote.

People can test the new Voting Solutions for All People (VSAP) ballot marking devices all month long from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday through Friday, and until 8 p.m. on Oct. 15 and Oct. 22, at Long Beach City Hall, 411 W. Ocean Blvd.

Chronic Taco locations are giving away one free taco per order from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4.

Saturday night, the Buffalo Milks were flowing as Catalina’s Isthmus was bustling with long distance swimmers, sailors, cowboys and pirates. It is no wonder the popular Harbor Reef Saloon has gained the nickname, “Star Wars Bar.”

It's the last week to check out the Arts Council for Long Beach exhibit Art of Bloom, available for viewing from noon to 10 p.m. through Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Edison Theatre, 213 E. Broadway.

Six homes in the largest historical district in Long Beach will open their doors to the public on Sunday, Oct. 6., for the Cal Heights Historical Home Tour.

Long Beach resident Jacquewyn Chambers-Martin was one of the Southern California paddlers who was a part of the Team USA Senior 'C' national team, which competed in the International Dragon Boat Federation's (IDBF) World Championships, and brought home gold.

California Repertory Company at Cal State Long Beach is participating in a year-long event that seeks to raise awareness of the playwright Maria Irene Fornes.

For more than four decades, the Long Beach Symphony has partnered with the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) to share the magic of music. Through this relationship, nearly one million children have been the beneficiaries of musical education.