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.
A grassroots group dedicated to helping homeless people in downtown Long Beach will serve a little barbecue and give out a few awards late this month.
A 15-year-old Belmont Shore Easter tradition is back, and organizers are calling on Long Beachers once again to help with donations and more.
“Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion,” American dance legend Martha Graham reportedly said.
Rainbow-colored banners will soon dot the streets when thousands pour into Long Beach for the city’s largest celebration of its robust LGBTQ community on Sunday, May 19.
For the first time ever, Friends of the Long Beach Public Library are selling tickets online for the Annual Meeting and Literary Luncheon happening from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at The Reef Restaurant, 880 South Harbor Scenic Dr.
“Pets provide invaluable companionship to seniors — in some cases the only companionship they have,” Dina Berg, Hearts of Ida co-founder, said in a release.
For the last 50 years, the YMCA of Greater Long Beach has hosted a breakfast on Good Friday morning to inspire the community and begin the Easter weekend.
Precious Lamb Preschool opened its doors 17 years ago in downtown Long Beach with a mission to serve children who had nowhere else to grow.
Next on the calendar for the Long Beach Area Council of Boy Scouts of America's centennial celebration is a month-long display of memorabilia at the Historical Society of Long Beach.
Centro CHA formed 27 years ago to advocate for the well-being of Hispanic children, youth and families in the Long Beach. In that time, the nonprofit has contributed to the improvement of the community through higher education, socio-economic development and arts and culture revitalization.
An important step in environmental conservation is education, so it's fitting that a conservation program would focus primarily on student outreach.
More than 250 people packed the recreation hall Friday, March 22, to celebrate completion of $56 million in construction at Gold Star Manor, an affordable housing complex for Gold Star mothers and military veterans.
It's taken more than three years and $56 million for construction, but Long Beach's Gold Star Manor now is state-of-the-art throughout, environmentally friendly and still the best housing bargain in town for Gold Star mothers and military veterans.
Last week, city officials joined with leadership from Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center to honor longtime board member George Murchison by naming George Murchison Way.
Assetmark is donating $10,000 to the Long Beach-based Special Olympics Southern California in honor of financial advisor Tim Redmond. He received one of the company's Inspiration Awards for his work with Special Olympics, which includes a term as Chairman of the Board of Directors and travel…
Community organizer Justin Rudd looked to Oprah when organizing the Giving Project, a charity event that grants different teams hundreds of dollars in cash to spend on helping others in Long Beach.