Every August, the history of the automobile rolls onto the competition field of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This year, 216 classic cars from 17 countries and 31 states represented the evolution of the automotive dream.
The We Run the City 5K/10K/Kids Run featuring a USC/UCLA rivalry begins at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the airport, 2830 E. Wardlow Rd. The event is a fundraiser for Special Olympics of Southern California. Entry fees start at $40 for adults. Go to www.sosc.org/events.
For more than a century, Long Beach has been dubbed the Iowa by the sea, and this marks 119 years Southern California Iowans will gather for the annual Iowa by the sea picnic.
Shirlee Jackert joined Camp Fire when she was in ninth grade, and her north Long Beach schoolmates wouldn't stop talking about the fun they had in the group.
This year's Special Olympics Nordholm Golf Classic is Friday, Aug. 2, a Rec Park Golf Course, 5001 Deukmejan Dr. Entry fee is $175. Go to https://sosc.org/nordholmclassic.
Special Olympics of Southern California — actually Special Olympics all over the West Coast — is in the midst of celebrating its 50th birthday.
Proceeds from a fundraiser taking place through July 31 will be donated to the Long Beach Community Table (LBCT). LBCT is a nonprofit which donates both food and non-food items to individuals and families with housing and food needs. To participate, go to the Grocery Outlet Bargain Market at…
Bluff Park has been a designated historic district for 37 years — the Bluff Park Neighborhood Association has been around for 47 years.
The Long Beach Museum of Art is on Ocean Boulevard in the Bluff Park neighborhood of the city. The museum's permanent collection includes approximately 3,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, works on paper, and decorative arts objects. If you do a Google search of the museum, it takes up alm…
Kimmy Maniquis, executive director at the California Conference for Equality and Justice since 2017, is taking the executive director post at the Peer Health Exchange in Los Angeles.
Mention "spcaLA Fundraiser" between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., Friday, July 19, at the Veggie Grill, 6451 E. PCH (in the Marketplace) and 33% of your bill will be donated to the spcaLA.
Walt Florie has been associated with the Earl B. and Loraine Miller Foundation for 28 years — serving 19 of those years as president and CEO.
The Meals on Wheels Run/Walk/Roll fundraiser starts at 8 a.m. Sunday, July 13 at Veterans Stadium, 5000 E. Lew Davis Dr. Entry fees start at $25. Visit www.mowlb.org.
A half dozen Boy Scouts swarmed the back of the U-Haul, unloading benches, tables and planter boxes, all made of cedar.
The Rudolph J. and Daphne A. Munzer Foundation announced 88 grants totaling $4.7 million this week for Long Beach-area charities in the fields of education, family support, and healthcare.
On Fridays, you see them on Second Street, in orange safety vests, sweeping streets and emptying trash cans. But the members of the Conservation Corps of Long Beach do so much more.
Dancers are coordinating around the world tomorrow, Saturday to bring attention to water issues that impact global environments.
Maria sits quietly on the couch, ready to answer questions. Apinya bounces up and down on the same couch, barely able to contain her excitement.
Nominations are being sought for the 31st annual Gene Lentzner Human Relations Awards put on by the California Conference for Equality & Justice (CCEJ).
The Journey of Hope is a three-month, cross-country cycling trip that raises awareness and support for people with disabilities. About 60 members of the national Pi Kappa Phi fraternity will be riding almost 4,400 miles while stopping for visits with people who are debilitated.
In the early 1900s, Long Beach was the fastest growing city in the United States. The region’s rapidly increasing population created an urgent need for housing.
This is the 60th anniversary of the Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation, and the group continues to help people see and hear, even if they don't have the money for glasses, eye surgery or hearing aids.
Cal State Long Beach's president, Dr. Jane Close Conoley, is among the 2019 Humanitarians of the Year to be honored next Thursday, May 16, by the California Conference for Equality and Justice (CCEJ).
For years, the Long Beach Gay Pride Festival was known for two things — great headliners on the music stages, and a chance for gay and lesbian couples to openly show affection towards one another.
The members of Long Beach’s Steel Magnolias have a serious mission, but they have a lot of fun getting things done. Now in its 20th year of service, the group works with laughter and caring to “help children’s health blossom,” according to founder Shirley Wild.
Six of the Belmont Heights area's brightest moved into their first year of middle school ready to take on another STEAM-centered challenge.
About 2,000 bicycle riders will hit the streets of Long Beach on Saturday, May 11, pedaling to help children suffering from cancer.
As a pre-Mother’s Day celebration, Women of Many Backgrounds (W.O.M.B) will once again host a retreat to promote health, wellness, relaxation, and self-awareness for women in Long Beach.
Since 1974, the Long Beach Gray Panthers have been advocating for senior rights in the city through education and networking opportunities. Through their work, organization leaders are hoping to change the way senior adults are perceived within the community, Karen Reside, Gray Panthers secr…
The Long Beach Youth Chorus will begin its second full year with a performance Saturday to kick off the city's next Beach Street event.
Awards to Congressman Alan Lowenthal, Police Chief Robert Luna and the Munzer Family Foundation next Wednesday will help WomenShelter of Long Beach shine a spotlight on the problem of domestic violence and those trying to alleviate it.
For the third year, members of Grace First Presbyterian Church have organized a Walk For Water to raise money for sustainable water purification systems around the world.