In an effort to address and move past the stigma surrounding cannabis, Long Beach nonprofit C.A.R.E. (Cannabis Awareness Research Economics) is hosting virtual conferences every first Thursday of the month. The next conference is happening from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6.

Gov. Gavin Newsom's order closing indoor commercial activities has pushed more than restaurant visitors outside — the Aquarium of the Pacific has opted to stay open with only open sky exhibits open.

Seal Beach Yacht Club celebrated both opening day and the club’s 60th anniversary last Saturday. To keep the numbers in check, it was a members' only event. They were very creative in hosting an event in the current environment, with some of the fare provided by a food truck.

The Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) is hosting a virtual Taste of Downtown experience from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 26, hosted live at

As is the case with pretty much everything this year, the status of camps is in flux due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Americans spend more than $400 billion a year on residential renovations and repairs, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. In fact, between 1995 and 2017, outdoor remodeling has grown 110%.

Each year since 1979, Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine has partnered with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) to provide free, nutritious meals to children 18 and younger who live in Long Beach. That's happening every Mon…

Long Beach Yacht Club announced last week the cancelation of the 2020 Congressional Cup regatta, which had been planned for April 2020 and postponed to mid-October.

Community Action Team's (CAT) founder, Justin Rudd, celebrated another trip around the sun on June 6. Instead of asking for birthday gifts, he's using his nonprofit platform to ask friends, family and the people of Long Beach to consider a donation benefiting Christian Outreach in Action (COA).

This week’s boat memory comes from Naples resident and trademark/patent attorney Vern Schooley and his Columbia 34 Adversary that he co-owned with maritime attorney Tom Vyse.

Long Beach's historic site, Rancho Los Cerritos, announced that the garden spaces will be open to the public on Wednesday, June 10, but reservations are required to access the premises.

As we wrap up stay at home orders and early curfews, I’m taking the opportunity to reminisce. Growing up, my parents kept getting a smaller house and a bigger boat until when I was in third grade, they sold our cozy Naples house and we became full time “live-aboards” on gangway 5, in front o…

If you have walked along Corso Di Napoli in Naples or been on the water in Alamitos Bay, you likely are familiar with the boat Sea Flute.

Events are cancelled and venues are empty, but people still hunger for live entertainment. Blending the desire for fun with the need for safety, one Long Beach businesswoman has devised a plan for small-scale shows.

It was only natural that an engineering firm focused on the waterfront included a boat in the corporate fleet for touring company projects from the best vantage point possible — on the water.

Two decades ago, when Dave Sparks purchased his home on Rivo Alto Canal in Naples, the sellers sweetened the deal with something magical.

When Eric Gustafson, the co-owner of Flying Cloud Yacht sales, started working with a client a couple of years ago in the market for a power boat with creature comforts, he sensed his buyer was something more than a wannabe stink potter looking for a floating Barcalounger.

The 2020 OC Fair won’t take place this summer because of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus and uncertainty over when the state may lift its ban on large events.

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