Third District City Councilwoman Suzie Price wrote Thursday in an email to constituents, “It is rare to get to see your Councilmember working in their ‘day jobs,' but here is an opportunity to do just that this Friday night, Jan. 8."
Restrictions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic may have put the kibosh on the Naples Christmas Boat Parade, but it couldn't stop residents from continuing the tradition of lavish home decorations.
Sound the alarms and get into the holiday spirit — it's the annual Toy Patrol and Spark of Love toy drives hosted by Long Beach's Police and Fire departments.
In 2017, the LGBTQ Center Long Beach relaunched the annual AIDS Walk event to help support the nonprofit and the programs it's affiliated with.
It takes a village to build new learning avenues and help students thrive, and in Long Beach, city utility departments have teamed up to provide free learning material for Long Beach Unified School District teachers and families.
Born and raised in Long Beach, Tito Rodriguez — often referred to as the city's "Hood Santa" — has been helping people around his neighborhood for as long as he can remember.
Grammy-winning artist and former guitarist for Paul McCartney Laurence Juber is stepping onto the stage at Grace First Presbyterian Church for a live-streamed concert in October.
From her hospital bed in Lower Manhattan about to give birth to her first baby, Andrea Sulsona could look out her window and see building rubble still smoldering eight days after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center just two blocks away on Sept. 11, 2001.
The Catalina Film Festival returns this month — to Long Beach — to celebrate a decade of the arts and cinema featuring short films, narratives and documentaries by award-winning filmmakers.
In 1988, the course of Max Viltz’s life was profoundly affected by a trip to Egypt, led by an Egyptologist, Dr. Josef Ben-Jochannan, from Cornell University. The doctor led groups of African-Americans to Egypt to give a better understanding of African history in that country.
Shane Young might be a name that is new to you, but he has been here all along lending an extra hand volunteering behind the scenes. Most folks know his dad, who is out front on the stage — Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band.
Even in a pandemic, Lisa Mae Brunson, founder of the Wonder Women Tech Conference, is still on a mission to introduce young girls and women to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) industries.
Anti-tobacco groups celebrated a win last week when California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB-793, a law banning the sale of tobacco and nicotine products in flavors other than tobacco. By Jan. 1, all stores will need to have those products off shelves.
Like others, the Long Beach Youth Chorus (LBYC) suspended its operations earlier this year when the city's Safer at Home order was announced.
"I feel like a year ago we did one of the best record store days out there," Rand Foster, owner at the Fingerprints record store in the East Village, said this week. "It usually feels like a convenience store right before the hurricane with lines, and people digging for their music.
MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at the Long Beach MemorialCare Medical Center has appointed oncologist Dr. Nilesh Vora, M.D., as the hospital's medical director. The medical center focuses on cancer diagnosis and treatment care, serving nearly 1,800 newly diagnosed patients each year.