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Schedule Change: Popular Folksinger Ross Altman Steps in for Fred Blanco at The Found Theatre This Sunday!


Due to unforeseen circumstances, Fred Blanco will not be able to perform his one-man show, “The Stories of Cesar Chavez,” on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 2 p.m. at The Found Theatre. The good news is that a worthy replacement has agreed to step up: “A Mighty Hard Road: From Woody Guthrie to Cesar Chavez,” [...]

Local Chefs and Artisans Gather to Benefit the Growing Experience


An Autumn Harvest celebration on Long Beach’s urban farm Driving through the streets of north Long Beach, it is hard to imagine a plot of land that provides the community with fresh, sustainable produce, hands-on education and job training. Hidden amongst the chaos of city life, the 7-acres of The Growing Experience Urban Farm provide [...]

‘California’s Water Challenge’ Focus of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series

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“California’s Water Challenge” will be the topic of discussion when Cal State Long Beach’s (CSULB) College of Engineering presents its second Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday, October 14, 2010 in The Pointe Event and Conference Center at the campus’ Walter Pyramid. A panel of experts will discuss California’s water challenges from a supply and [...]

Friends of Signal Hill Cultural Arts presents its 4th Annual Show & Sell

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Friends of Signal Hill Cultural Arts presents its 4th Annual Show & Sell Art Affair on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Signal Hill Park Community Center, highlighting the works of exceptionally talented artists and crafters “ON THE HILL” and from surrounding communities who will be showing and selling a mixed media of artistic works. [...]

Long Beach to Receive $1 Million Grant for DeForest Wetlands Restoration

wilderness $1 Million Rivers and Mountains Conservancy Grant for Deforest

The DeForest Wetlands Restoration secured the last piece of funding needed to complete the project when the Board of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) authorized a $1 million grant last month. The grant secures the total project funding of $7 million required to restore the 34-acre flood detention [...]

City of Long Beach Still Seeking Volunteers for Third Annual Bike Count


Want to help make Long Beach the most bike friendly city in the nation? Here’s your chance to get involved: Count bikes to make bikes count! Volunteer for the City’s Third Annual Bicycle Count on Thursday, October 14, or Sunday, October 17. Volunteers are still especially needed for Thursday, October 14. The City of Long [...]

Councilman Dee Andrews to host a 6th District Neighborhood Cleanup

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Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, in partnership with the Neighborhood Services and community resident Rachel Ysasaga will host the 6th District Neighborhood Clean Up. The event will take place on Saturday, October 23rd. Volunteers will be taking to the streets Saturday, October 23rd and picking up garbage throughout neighborhoods in the 6th District. “I encourage [...]

Long Beach Shakespeare Company Recreates Panic Broadcast for Halloween!


The War of the Worlds, written by H.G. Wells As Conceived by Orson Welles / Adapted by Howard W. Koch On October 30th, 1938, radio listeners tuned in to CBS, expecting a dramatic adaptation of a literary classic, and heard what sounded like an actual news bulletin announcing the landing of a Martian spacecraft. “Ladies [...]

The Infinite Presents Dance Showcase Oct. 16


Yoga will concede to dance for one night on Saturday, October 16, 2010, as The Infinite yoga and movement center present Tribal: Infinite Style, a dance showcase featuring an exciting variety of choreography and dance styles performed by a few of The Infinite’s instructors. Live West African drumming will accompany performances and guests can enjoy [...]

“Race To Nowhere” a Documentary about intense academic pressure that pushes American kids to the brink to be screened in Long Beach


An award-winning documentary exposing intense, pervasive academic pressure on schoolchildren will be screened in Long Beach on October 8, 2010. The film, “Race to Nowhere”, has won numerous awards at film festivals for its honest, unflinching look at stressed-out students facing depression, illness and burnout, thanks to parents who push them to be the best. [...]

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