Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Halloween fun in Long Beach

yep, it's that time of year again, Halloween is right around the corner. The 21st Annual Halloween BOO will once again be held at Berth 55 Queens Wharf (555 Pico Ave, Long Beach), Friday, October 30, 8pm to 2am.
About 300 attending. Live band & DJ (two areas for dancing), food, tarot cards, professional photographer, tons of decorations. It is only $20 in advance ($25 a the door). Get all the details at: www.TheLocalCoast.com .
And if you still need a costume, I totally recommend Bianca's Costumes : www.biancascostumes.com . Most are historical, but there are so many looks she can create - she is so creative and you'll be the best dressed at your Halloween gig. Check it out!

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Green Jobs for Youths in Long Beach

(from LBPost.com)
Earlier this week, Governor Schwarzenegger's office announced that nearly $11 million in stimulus funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act would be awarded to ten California workforce organizations, and the City of Long Beach was awarded with $935,797.

“Using Recovery funds and public-private partnerships, the California Green Jobs Corps will help 1,500 at-risk young adults realize a brighter future while stimulating our economy and working toward a greener California," Schwarzenegger said in the press release.
Read the rest of the story HERE.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Surfers, others oppose proposal for gas terminal off Long Beach

By Tom Incantalupo of Newsday.com
On the eve of a federal hearing on a proposed gas terminal south of Long Beach, opponents charged Wednesday that it would increase the nation's dependency on foreign fuel and pose risks to the quality of air, water, and recreational and commercial fishing during construction, operation and in the event of an accident.
To read the full article, click HERE.
For more of what is going on in Long Beach, check out www.LocalLongBeachOnline.com