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.
Living Spaces furniture stores recently donated 200 mattresses to the AMVETS National Services Organization. The group, through its Welcome Home Program, helps vets who are homeless transition to permanent housing.
Shirley Parry has a giving heart. For the past 19 years, she has donated her time and energy as a diver at the Aquarium of the Pacific (AOP), logging more than 1,400 dives to feed fish, clean underwater exhibits, and assist with educational presentations.
On March 4, a group of talented women will work together to support women in need. Six female chefs working in Long Beach are joining forces in “Chefs for Change,” a six-course dinner to benefit WomenShelter Long Beach (WSLB).
Historian Dr. Craig Hendricks and actress Lucy Daggett are teaming up again for the Long Beach Historical Society, this time to talk Chrome.
The Steel Magnolias report that they raised almost $250,000 in 2018 for children with development delays, behavioral and learning disabilities as well as other special needs. The Stramski Center at Miller Children's and Women's Hospital is the major recipient of their support.
Long Beach's vegan options are expanding with the addition of Vegan District at the Pike Outlets, a farmers market-style event that's going to take place the first Saturday of each month, beginning this Saturday, March 2.
Kohl's Cares has awarded at $10,000 grant to Miller Children's and Women's Hospital to allow the continuation of the Injury Prevention Program, which assets in the safety and well-being of families.
While couples are preparing to express their love through gifts and chocolate, one Long Beach super hero is encouraging residents to include the city's homeless in their pre-Valentine's Day plans.
In 1784, John Temple married into the Nieto family — and a 27,000-acre ranch eventually called Rancho Los Cerritos. Temple built an adobe home on ranch property that year.
A Valentine's Day-themed dinner event, "Love Boat," begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Queen's Salon on the Queen Mary. Performing will be opera singer Chad Berlinghieri, pop star Cooper Phillip and others. The evening is a benefit for retired nuns and to provide blankets for the h…
During the 1980s, Arlene Mercer drove to work and worried about the hungry people she saw on the side of the road. In 1989, she said she decided to do something about the situation.
Earlier this month, 12 Long Beach residents were nominated for the Long Beach Heroes Awards ceremony hosted by Belmont Shore's Community Action Team.
The Long Beach Police Foundation has been around for 30 years, raising money and providing support to the police department.
"I didn't think it was right for any girl to have to stop going to school because they had their period," Jessie Ridgeway, Girl Scout and Los Alamitos High School senior, said. "They're putting their lives on hold, and many of them can't catch up."
A drive has started to collect gift cards from grocery and big box stores to help support Coast Guard families during the government shutdown. Kathy McGuire, a nonprofit volunteer, is partnering with Fourth District City Councilman Daryl Supernaw for the drive. Donations may be dropped of at…
Two drives to collect gift cards from grocery and big box stores has begun to support Coast Guard families and TSA and air traffic control workers at the Long Beach Airport during the government shutdown.