Parents take a break while we entertain the kids at Kid’s Night Out on March 15 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at The Youth Center in Los Alamitos. The theme is “St. Patrick’s Day,” and kids will create marshmallow Shamrocks, paper plate rainbows, leprechaun hats and crafts. Activities will
On January 19, 2019, the Long Beach Fire Department will promote the first female Battalion Chief since the department’s establishment in 1897. Battalion Chief Karen Rindone has been assigned to the Operations Bureau and will work as the District 1 Battalion Chief on the B-platoon. This promotion is a major
The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: The 2019-20 Budget: The Governor’s Individual Health Insurance Market Affordability Proposals. This report provides our assessment of the Governor’s proposals to (1) create a state requirement that most Californians purchase health insurance coverage (referred to as an “individual mandate”) or
The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach announced that it has reached a multi-year agreement with Acura to become title sponsor of the Grand Prix of Long Beach starting in 2019. The 45th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach will take place April 12-14, 2019. Launched in 1986 as the
Can you imagine yourself blind and making pottery? How would you feel? How would you do it? Would you be able to walk on a straight line if you could not see? Change a light bulb? Cook? VA Long Beach’s Blind Rehabilitation Center (BRC) invites you to experience the world
“Impeccable musicianship that stretches from swing to Latin to funk and other styles, coupled with an audience-embracing pop sensibility and an offbeat sense of humor.” – Jazz Weekly Combining the big band swing of the 1930s and ‘40s with contemporary music, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band has become an international
Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, February 11, 2019: Today: Sunny, with a high near 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Temperatures are expected to remain cool, with rain
The playground in Pioneer Park, located at 2700 Chapman Avenue, will be tentatively closed from Monday, February 11 through Friday, February 15 for work involving the demolition and re-surfacing of the playground floor, weather permitting. The material used for re-surfacing is made from California recycled tires. For more information on
OC Public Libraries is offering Fine Free Days from Thursday February 14 through Sunday February 24, 2019. Overdue or lost items returned during this period will have fines and fees waived. For questions, please contact your local library. The article above was released by the Orange County Public Library System.
Here is a new and rollicking good biography of Winston Churchill, one of the most important figures of the Twentieth Century — and of Western Civilization. If you know nothing about Churchill, you have no legs to stand on in criticizing (or praising) Euro-American history and culture. Churchill had already
Homemade desserts can be a great way for men and women to show their significant others how much they’re loved on Valentine’s Day. While the following indulgent recipe for “Devil’s Food Layer Cake” from Elisabeth M. Prueitt and Chad Robertson’s Tartine (Chronicle Books) takes a little effort, the results are
Seven-day local weather forecast for Feb. 3 through Feb. 9 covers Cypress, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach, the JFTB, and the Naval Weapons Station. Details for seven-day local weather forecast for Feb. 3 through Feb. 9 Sunday: Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 58. Light and variable wind becoming southwest
We continue a fun addition to our monthly Dining, Arts & Entertainment publication (DARTS) — printable sudoku and crossword puzzles for the second week of February 2019! The last two pages of DARTS give our readers an opportunity to challenge themselves with: a crossword; a sudoku; and a Crypto Fun!