Farm Lot 59 is looking for volunteers to help tend the garden from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 11.
Since 2008, Long Beach’s Heart of Ida has helped older adults maintain their independence by providing free resources for its members, making their day-to-day just a little bit easier. In 2020, the nonprofit had to quickly rearrange its operations to account for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Long Beach could offer up eight more licenses to operate retail cannabis storefronts in the months ahead — but only to those in communities who have been historically impacted by the war on drugs.
David Freeman has spent most of his retirement roaming the Southland with a camera, documenting people living on the streets and using those pictures to bring attention to their plight.
MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach welcomed its first patients to the recently opened Cherese Mari Laulhere Children’s Village Monday, Feb. 22.
The beds, computers and cutting-edge medical technology are set up — and the pediatric patients will start arriving in a little more than a week.
According to MemorialCare, more than 40% of American adults are experiencing anxiety, depression and substance abuse due to mental health strains caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
When the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 exploded on the Long Beach scene last March, some officials worried the disease would sweep through the homeless population, with few ways to contain it.
Super Doctors, an independent publisher that evaluates and honors top-rated medical professionals, has recognized more than 100 doctors from MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach for excellence in their fields. Using a multi-tiered sel…
Long Beach’s Community Hospital reopened on Monday, Jan. 4, and is “ready to accept patients,” the facility’s spokesman, Brandon Dowling, said in a phone interview — though the facility went much, if not all, of its first day without anyone to care for.
State Health Department officials visited Community Hospital of Long Beach last week in what had been characterized as a "final inspection," but more issues have come up that likely will keep the hospital closed until after 2021 has arrived.
Decades ago, Stephanie was trapped in a life of physical abuse. When she finally achieved freedom, Stephanie said she had trouble healing and moving forward.
Pools of Hope, the warm water rehabilitation and wellness center in north Long Beach, will begin hosting free asthma screening and treatment in a monthly clinic.
Nearly 40 years after the HIV/AIDS epidemic was first recognized, cities and organizations across the globe marked World AIDS Day amid another public health crisis.
Expectant mothers often feel overwhelmed as due dates approach — stepping into parenthood can be an unnerving experience. Fortunately, a team of experts is ready and eager to help new moms, at no cost.
The old North Branch Library will continue to act as a shelter for the homeless, now being designated as the official winter shelter for the area.
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.
Grief in this pandemic year has been far too common, and dealing with it gets harder during the holiday season. New Hope Grief Support Community wants to help.
Breast cancer strikes approximately one in eight women. It is the second most common cancer in American women; more than 42,000 U.S. breast cancer deaths are projected in 2020.
A 2005 sexual assault changed the life of 24-year-old Shangrila Rendon. The attack, which triggered flashbacks of her childhood sexual abuse, sent her into a downward spiral.
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services is hosting free community flu vaccination clinics for people without health insurance, or to those whose healthcare provider does not offer flu vaccines.
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Sept. 18, a wildfire on the other side of Los Angeles for most of the month, the continuing COVID-19 pandemic — and September is National Preparedness Month.
For the last 18 months, John Molina and his Molina, Wu, Network LCC (MWN) have been trying to open at least part of Community Hospital of Long Beach on the city's east side.
David Shavelle, M.D., has been named the new Medical Director of Adult Cardiology at MemorialCare's Heart and Vascular Institute at Long Beach Medical Center.
The National Park Service has awarded a $2 million grant to Long Beach for the development of Phase II of Davenport Park, located at Paramount Boulevard and 55th Way, Eighth District Councilman Al Austin announced Thursday, Sept 10.
September is Hunger Action Month and Whole Foods Market officials have announced Nourishing our Neighborhoods, a food redistribution program will be partnering with Food Finders locally.
WomenShelter of Long Beach is one of only 21 organizations in the country to receive a grant from Major League Baseball (MLB) and the MLB Players Association.
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.
State officials are no longer prohibiting hair salons and barbershops from operating indoors in Long Beach and Los Angeles County as a whole — but that doesn’t mean those indoor spaces can start reopening.
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.
MemorialCare and Physical Rehabilitation Network have entered into a partnership that will operate 17 full-service physical therapy centers in the region, with 10 additional centers planned over the next two years.
FreeSpirit Yoga in Bixby Knolls, 3910 Atlantic Ave., is closing shop and inviting the public to attend a store-wide blowout sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 22. Yoga props, blankets, blocks, office supplies and furniture are some of the items up for sale.