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Local organ recipients share stories during national donor month

April 19, 2007

Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Every day 77 people in this country receive an organ donation that extends their life, but another 19 will die waiting for one, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' organ dono...

LB youth keeps eye on prize

April 19, 2007

By Ofelia Saenz, Staff Writer Long Beach Olympic boxing hopeful Moises “Mighty Mo" Orozco joined some high profile names, including Quincy Jones, Oscar De La Hoya and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, to serve as a sp...

Earth Day festivities give opportunities to keep green

April 19, 2007

In an effort to advocate for the preservation and appreciation of the Earth's natural resources, people across the nation will be celebrating the 37th annual Earth Day Sunday, April 22. Listed below are just a few of the activities...

Goodwill doubles good deeds with electronic waste recycling program

April 19, 2007

This Earth Day weekend technology-laden consumers will have the opportunity to rid themselves of obsolete or unwanted machines while doing something good for the planet. Goodwill and OfficeMax will partner to recycle electronic...

Exchange Club runs child abuse prevention project Saturday

April 19, 2007

Jamie Rowe, Copy Editor Exchange Club (EC) chapters across the nation will be handing out tips for better parenting and how to shop with children, Saturday. The Long Beach chapter will be at the Wal-Mart on Carson Street in...

South Bay organization donates books, media cart to Long Beach Children’s Clinic

April 19, 2007

Members of Vistas for Children Inc. presented the Jester and Pharley Phund's 40th Smile Cart to the Children's Clinic earlier this month. Vistas President, Nadine Bobit, Philanthropy Co-Chairwoman Alyse Zwickel and incoming ...

Fines forgiven

April 19, 2007

As part of National Library Week, from April 15 to Saturday, April 21, the Signal Hill Library, located at 1770 East Hill Street, is waiving any fees incurred during the month of April, according to Library Assistant Chan Harris....

Shakespeare troupe educates LB on classics

April 19, 2007

By Jamie Rowe, Copy Editor With William Shakespeare's birthday coming up Monday, April 23, the Long Beach Shakespeare Company (LBSC) is keeping his spirit alive through year-round productions of his works and other classics, educational ou...

Time capsule, garden dedication celebrate 100 years of public health

April 19, 2007

In celebration of 100 Years of Public Health, a centennial time capsule and garden was dedicated April 13 at 9:30 a.m. at the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, at 2525 Grand Avenue. The health department was...

Be prepared, not scared

April 19, 2007

A very comprehensive and information-filled Community Emergency Preparedness Fair will be Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 4142 Cerritos Avenue, Los Alamitos....

Running to the Future

April 12, 2007

Last week Longfellow Elementary School PTA sponsored its annual Jog-A-Thon to promote the importance of health and exercise and to raise funding for important school needs. The funds raised through this year's Jog-A-Thon will go to mod...

Bembridge Heritage Home celebrates coming of spring

April 11, 2007

The Long Beach Second Annual May Day Celebration hits the local area Saturday, April 28, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Drake Park and the Bembridge Heritage Home site, located at 951 Main Avenue in Long Beach. The festivities will i...

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