The Long Beach Public Library will be hosting several movie screenings, an author event and other educational and informational events throughout November and December in honor of our veterans and to encourage the exploration of the impact war has on our immediate communities.
Mr. Johnson has been waiting for this day for over a month. The 58-year-old hasn’t had a bed of his own for over two years, but today that streak will come to an end. As the movers maneuver through the tile hallways of his apartment, Johnson sits on the edge of his new mattress and stares
This Saturday, November 7, Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson is inviting the community to celebrate Veterans Day with the 19th Annual Veteran’s Day Parade and Vets Fest, which will immediately follow the parade in Houghton Park.
Long Beach has been the home of thousands of war veterans and decades of Veterans Day parades. For the last nineteen years, North Long Beach has hosted the parade, and Saturday's edition was an excellent example of why Northtown is a great host for the event.
On Wednesday, the Long Beach VA Healthcare System's Fifth Annual Veterans Day Celebration allowed Long Beach-area veterans to share stories with fellow servicemen and families, remembering their brave contributions in shaping the world we know today.
Military veterans in Long Beach and throughout the state can now apply for a “veteran” designation on their identification cards as part of a new collaboration between the Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Department of Veterans Affairs.
Veterans from across Long Beach mingled, reminisced and were honored today at the VA Hospital at 7th and Bellflower.
The Long Beach Dub Allstars will headline the 2017 Veterans Day Celebration coming up this Saturday, Vice Mayor Rex Richardson announced last week.
“We want to celebrate our veterans and thank them for their service,” Mayor Robert Garcia said at the ceremony. “Long Beach has a strong history of veterans in our community and a great tradition of honoring and supporting our veterans.”