Tour Hopes to Shed Light on Reviving Ska Scene, Stops in Long Beach on Wednesday

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Smelly, Yet Satisfying: Long Beach Youth to Compete in Long-Standing Fish Rodeo Tradition

One might view the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier as a festering platform for fish guts, bird feces and general uncleanliness, but if you take a moment to watch the friends, families and the outdoor community that attend such a rank-smelling structure, you’ll soon realize it’s an irreplaceable facet of our dear city’s beach culture. And part of that culture is the 61st Annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo, which will take place at the pier tomorrow.

 

Bearcoon, Other Long Beach Bands Set to Play Inaugural Bixby Park Music Series

The community stage at Bixby Park, styled with its Spanish-revival architecture, has been sitting there, seemingly begging for music to grace its stage while largely being unused minus the local political gathering from time to time. But shortly after the Tijuana Panthers opted to have a pop-up concert there, the place will now be brewing with the sweet sounds of music every first Saturday of the month.