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LB candidates present their cases at NAACP forum

March 26, 2010

Filed under News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer With Long Beach's April 13 primary election for city offices looming on the horizon, candidates are busy trying to get every vote possible. Ten of those candidates showed up last Sunday at a...

Former Holocaust survivor—POW honored for acts of valor

March 26, 2010

Filed under Community, News

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer In the Rubin household, performing mitzvahs, or acts of kindness, was not only an important part of Judaism, but an essential way of life. Tibor “Ted" Rubin's life is surely a testament to h...

‘Strong’ Show of Support

March 26, 2010

Filed under Community, News

About 200 people gathered for the official opening of Chrissy Strong-Marshall Plaza in Somerset Park last Saturday, March 20. Strong-Marshall was a longtime employee of the Long Beach parks department who died after a long b...

Around Town

March 26, 2010

Filed under Around Town

NOT A 'WASTE' OF TIME The County of Los Angeles, the Department of Public Works and area sanitation districts will present a Hazardous Waste and e-Waste Roundup on Saturday, March 27 from 9am to 3pm at Long Beach Veterans Stadium...

LB Day Nursery honoring Knabes at luncheon

March 26, 2010

Filed under Community, News

Long Beach Day Nursery recently announced that LA County Supervisor Don Knabe and his wife Julie will be honored at a Tea for Tots luncheon on Saturday, May 22 at the Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 E. Appian Way. Registration begi...

LaunderPet stores providing free pet grooming for unemployed

March 26, 2010

Filed under Community, News

Bixby Knolls LaunderPet and sister stores in Belmont Heights and Seal Beach are offering free “unemployment pet grooming" to local residents who are unemployed and looking for a job. Each appointment is good for one free dog...

Animal Care Services providing printed info on neighborhood issues

March 26, 2010

Filed under News

Last year, Animal Care Services completed more than 24,000 animal-related calls for service ranging from stray dogs to barking complaints. This year, the City of Long Beach agency will enlist residents and neighborhood associations...

LB Cancer League gala to help fund research, special programs

March 26, 2010

Filed under Health, News

The Long Beach Cancer League, a fundraising auxiliary of the American Cancer Society, will conduct its 35th Annual Gala at Daugherty Sky Harbor Hangar on Saturday, April 24 at 5:30pm, with the theme “Imagine The Celebrations,...

Cabrillo Aquarium offering tidepool walks on rocky shore

March 26, 2010

Filed under Leisure

Explore one of the lowest tides of the year on the rocky shore with Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Dr. in San Pedro, on Saturday, April 10 from 12:30pm to 2pm or Sunday, April 11 from 1pm to 2:30pm. Bring family...

Make it count

March 26, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

With just more than a week to go until Census Day on April 1, I am urging everyone currently living in the 37th Congressional District to make sure they and their families are counted in the 2010 Census. Your Census form should...

Budgeting that meets the need, not the greed

March 26, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

By Dan Pressburg Although many people have called for a "zero-base budget" where everything is looked at and everything is accounted for based on the need and benefit, our city plods along with the traditional budget where rev...

Thoughts from the Publisher

March 26, 2010

Filed under Thoughts From The Publisher

By Neena Strichart Tuesday morning I had what I consider to be a real dream come true. After last week receiving an invitation to a Social Security Administration (SSA) press conference set in Beverly Hills for 10am March 2...

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