A Juneteenth celebration on Long Beach’s Pine Avenue — envisioned to someday become a regional event — received a $10,000 grant from the Port of Long Beach, and plans for the event are quickly moving forward.
Staffers at a Long Beach hospital recently got to chow down on some cookies — all thanks to a 21-year-old chef who has a long medical history and wanted to say thanks.
A visit with the Manheim family is on tap this Sunday, April 25, to celebrate the National Council of Jewish Women's 75th anniversary.
Life in Long Beach is a little different. Youngsters in the “Aquatic Capital of America” are not limited to grass parks and gymnasiums; they can also enjoy water-themed Parks and Recreation programs.
According to Los Angeles County data collected before the Covid-19 pandemic hit as reported in the Los Angeles Times, more than 250 couples got married on Valentine’s Day 2020 at registrar-recorder’s offices throughout the county. Thousands got married elsewhere.
Nationally known civil rights activist Peggy Preacely will be the special guest Tuesday, Jan. 26, at a virtual community forum sponsored by Long Beach's African American Cultural Center.
Many people enjoy looking at old-time movies or family photos, either in a photo album or on some web-based photo site, because it is a way to keep a family’s history alive.
It's Long Beach's light upon the hill, and it has become a popular subject for pictures, whether the photographer is a resident or a visitor.
When she started baking around the age of 10, Namiah Philips wrote down a very specific goal that she was determined to accomplish: appear on a Food Network show.
In October, Shangrila Rendon set out to push herself and inspire others with “Beyond Myself,” her personal challenge to complete 34 Ironman-distance triathlons in 34 days, set a Guinness World Record, and raise money for four different charities. Shangrila and her wife Vineta Rendon created …
What with balancing hybrid classes at Los Alamitos High School, playing on a water polo team and being president of the Eliza Donner Houghton Society of the Children of the American Revolution, Mady Nollan barely has any free time.
Lily Morse, 15, became the first woman to obtain the rank of Eagle Scout last week. Her promotion was part of Long Beach Area Council of Boy Scouts of America becoming a member of the inaugural class of female Eagles.
Long Beach Police Commander Chad Ellis is coming home in a sense as he takes command of the East Division — he and his family live in Long Beach.
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.
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.
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.
When the country was hit by the coronavirus pandemic in March and communities across Long Beach began to feel its devastating effects, she didn't hesitate for a moment to extend a helping hand.