A GoFundMe page has been set up to help bring Paralympian and long-distance rower Angela Madsen’s body back to Long Beach from Tahiti.
Lindsay and Andy Bugman were looking forward to a June 6 wedding in Kauai. The two planned every detail for a tropical, week-long celebration with family and friends.
Shane MacRhodes had this idea cycling and re-cycling through his head during an early morning brainstorming session: There must be a way to get more kids and families excited about riding bicycles.
Along with many other Long Beach nonprofits, the California Conference for Equality and Justice (CCEJ) has moved its primary fund-raising dinner to 2021.
As Mayor Robert Garcia speaks to the camera, giving that day's death toll from COVID-19 and explaining what the city is doing about it, Paola Morales can be seen in the background.
A Los Alamitos interchange of the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway will be named in memory of a Long Beach soldier killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan, it was announced Monday.
“Parents were not prepared to be homeschool teachers,” said Andrea Sulsona, executive director of Early Childhood Educational Programs for the YMCA of Greater Long Beach. “Suddenly, they were home, trying to teach their kids, but they had no teaching materials. Some did not even have basic s…
Forest Lawn Memorial Park conducted its first Memorial Day ceremony in 1915, at its Glendale cemetery, and has hosted live memorials every year since at its six Southern California parks.
Helene Goldberg and her husband Morton are getting ready to celebrate 70 years of marriage on June 4. But at age 92 and 96 respectively, the Leisure World couple don’t get out of the house, especially with the coronavirus situation.
On Friday afternoon, May 1, Nikki Prutsos had finished her school day and was relaxing inside with her teenage daughters. Suddenly, her husband asked her to come outside.
With everyone stuck at home, baking has become a popular activity. Shoppers are searching for flour and yeast with an intensity that rivals the search for toilet paper. Facebook posts are filled with queries for these hard-to-find ingredients.
It's a different kind of Mother's Day this year, but some restaurants have special offers so Mom doesn't have to cook. Be sure to order in advance.
Last Saturday, blue skies and sunshine provided the perfect backdrop for a birthday party in Alamitos Bay. Seated on the dock, two smiling 92-year-olds received socially distant greetings from visitors on the sidewalk above.
Able ARTS Work primarily serves adults with developmental disabilities — people used to one-on-one learning experiences who value social interaction more than many.
For many, the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a grocery store manager is Mr. Whipple, who, from 1965 to 2000, was the man in more than 500 television commercials who pleaded with customers to not squeeze a particular brand of toilet paper, which, by the way, is challenging t…
During this time of uncertainty, the Heart of Ida nonprofit launched two new programs to support senior citizens. Both are designed to answer questions and build connections.
In normal times, churches build up to Easter Sunday for weeks, often adding extra services or more seating capacity for what traditionally is the biggest day of the Christian year.
If you want a safe, egg-cellent Easter egg hunt in these social-distancing coronavirus days, take a drive or walk down Pepperwood Avenue in Lakewood Village.
Writers Note: This story was written a week before most of us were asked to “social distance” ourselves from well...everyone else! So unfortunately the menudo spot mentioned in this story (as of me writing this) is no longer serving the magical soup on Saturdays due to the COVID-19 crisis. B…
As the coronavirus pandemic tightened its grip on the world, America's children found a way to brighten the day — positive messages in chalk on their sidewalks.
At approximately 9,600 miles, the Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of the world’s five oceans. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Antarctic Ocean in the south and is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east.
Four years ago, Julie Willson and Shannon Daughtry decided to try to change the stigma surrounding Down syndrome. They founded an organization called Nothing Down to tell the world that “there is nothing down about Down syndrome.”