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Boy Scout fundraiser to feature Grand Prix tour, meet & greet with Izod Indy driver

April 9, 2010

Filed under News

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouts of America (BSA), and, as part of the centennial celebration, National BSA Motorsports has partnered with Dale Coyne Racing to enter car #19 in the Izod IndyCar Series. Scouts will now h...

Thoughts from the Publisher

April 9, 2010

Filed under Thoughts From The Publisher

By Neena Strichart Dear Long Beacheans (is that a word?), Next Tuesday is a very important day for Long Beach's voting residents. Not only are you being asked to vote for mayor, prosecutor and city attorney, those of you in ...

New candidate joins race as write-in for 7th District

April 9, 2010

Filed under News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Just when it seemed as if most of the election campaigning was done, a new write-in candidate threw his hat into the ring. On March 29— 16 days before the April 13 Long Beach Primary Election...

Cambodian New Year parade, fest returning to LB

April 2, 2010

Filed under Entertainment, News

To celebrate the most important holiday for the Cambodian community, the Cambodian Coordinating Council (Cam-CC) is organizing two events— the Cambodian New Year Parade and Celebration. The Sixth Annual Cambodian New Year P...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

Disabled Resource Center awarded grant, Quality of Life award

March 26, 2010

Filed under News

The Disabled Resources Center of Long Beach (DRC) has been selected as a recipient of the Reeve Foundation's Quality of Life award. The award is given to support organizations that seek to improve the quality of life for people...

Second annual bike fest to get rolling down Retro Row

March 26, 2010

Filed under Leisure

Spanning three days, from Friday, May 7 to Sunday, May 9, the 2nd Annual Long Beach Bike Festival is part of the ongoing efforts to make Long Beach one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the U.S. For the first time, 4th Street/Retro...

Jim McDonnell sworn in as LB’s 25th chief of police

March 19, 2010

Filed under News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Inspirational words and lofty goals moved like a gentle wind in the confines of the Terrace Theater last Saturday, bringing a sense of hope to the approximately 1,000 people who came to watc...

In heated debate, two candidates for city prosecutor square off on criminal defense

March 19, 2010

Filed under News, Politics

By Jennifer E. Beaver Staff Writer In one of the livelier debates of the Long Beach election season, the two candidates for Long Beach city prosecutor volleyed verbally March 3 at a forum hosted by Long Beach Council PTA at H...

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