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05/06/2021 - 6:32pm
THIS CANADA GEESE DUO and their five newly-hatched goslings are just in time for Mother’s Day celebrations at El Dorado Park. The geese mate for life and will mourn the loss of a mate or hatchling. They are considered among the best parents in the animal world.
05/06/2021 - 6:31pm
Dismayed by continued City Hall silence on a Sacramento bill that would enable quadruple density in single family home neighborhoods, a number of Long Beach groups and residents – to our knowledge for the first time in recent Long Beach neighborhood activism – have participated in Sacramento legislative proceedings to oppose the measure. Groups that submitted written testimony in opposition...
05/06/2021 - 6:29pm
For about two weeks now, the Long Beach Health Department has taken steps to vaccinate people for their COVID-19 shot in hard hit areas of the City of Long Beach. These mobile vaccination clinics are spread throughout the city in three different parks. Mayor Robert Garcia said earlier this March, “We’re committed to making the vaccines available to everyone who lives or works in Long Beach and...
Long Beach History
05/06/2021 - 6:28pm
Time passes, people die and their memories and experiences are mostly lost. Some may have left diaries, letters, artifacts, books and genealogical information with family who later felt these recollections from a past generation would best be preserved in libraries. Such was the case with a 1949 donation from Mrs. A.S.C. Forbes to Long Beach Public Library. Over time librarians moved on, retired...
05/06/2021 - 6:12pm
How The Grand in Long Beach utilized its resources and vendors to create a lasting and nutritional meal plan for the homeless community. For more than 23 years, The Grand in Long Beach has provided 45,000 square feet for whatever you want. This classy event space is operated by CEO Jim Choura and his wife, Melanie Choura. They host roughly 240 events a month on all different occasions. Their...
05/06/2021 - 6:10pm
COVID-19 affected the sports world tremendously in many ways: The Summer Olympics were postponed, the National Basketball Association suspended its season and the National Football League did not have a preseason. One sport that reaped some positive benefits over the past year has been disc golf. The sport has increased significantly in popularity over the course of the pandemic. As one of the...

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