Saturday, December 20, 2014 4:19pm

Herbert Hoover

LOWENTHAL’S SPEECH LIFTED BIXBY PARK BEYOND REHAB … TO RELEVANCE


By delivering her State of the Second District address from the historic band shell at Bixby Park, Council member Suja Lowenthal gave the park's restoration movement the best kind of validation---re-establishing it as a center stage for Long Beach's most-important events.

TO HELL WITH THE CHIEF: ON PRESIDENTS DAY, HERE’S A LIST OF THE 10 WORST


This is Presidents Day, and in recognition of the 44 men who have been President of the United States during the nearly 235-year history of the country, Greater Long Beach refers you to this list of the 10 worst to occupy the office, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report. 10. ZACHARY TAYLOR: A political novice, […]

BIXBY PARK: THOSE WERE—AND THESE ARE—THE GOOD OLD DAYS


For more than a century, Bixby Park has been Long Beach’s mirror, the place the city could look to really see itself. The park's current bedraggled condition says something about us. But so does Thursday's grass-roots fundraiser to help restore the site of the good, old days---and those ahead.

SATURDAY’S CLEANUP AT BIXBY PARK MAY BE THE BEGINNING OF RESTORATION


The latest call for a community cleanup of a Long Beach public space—this one set for Saturday, from 8 a.m. to noon, at Bixby Park—is not just another call for a community cleanup of Long Beach public space. Claudia Schou, a resident who formed Friends of Bixby Park, which is co-sponsoring the event with the […]