Owner James “Jimmy” DeBois said hundreds of customers showed up Sunday morning, and with their support, the sale likely helped him cover two month’s worth of his business’ rent.
Thirsty Isle, a bar that survived prohibition in the 1920s and the loss of some of its best customers after the closure of the C-17 plant in 2015, is struggling to survive the coronavirus pandemic—which has become an existential threat to restaurants, retailers and other industries across the city.
The farmers plan to giveaway 2,000 pounds worth of fruits and vegetables intended for nearby westside residents on a first-come, first serve basis.
The recently established African American Cultural Center in Long Beach will be hosting its second annual Kwanzaa celebration virtually this Tuesday night, featuring a special tribute to cultural leader Sakkara Thomas Anderson, who passed away this fall.
Community leaders in the Washington neighborhood will be hosting a virtual holiday celebration on Friday and a parade-style car caravan, featuring Santa Claus, on Saturday.
“Vamos a trabajar todos juntos para poder traer paz, armonía, solidaridad, esperanza, amor a nuestra comunidad lo que estamos necesitando mucho”.
Community mural painting is slated to kick off this Saturday, Dec. 12 at 2000 Santa Fe Ave.
“Pailaw: Parol Parade for Human Rights,” takes place via Zoom from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
“We are all going to work together to bring peace, harmony, solidarity, hope, love to our community, which we are sorely needing.”
To see a full schedule of live classes and all of the Aquarium’s other online programs, visit the Online Academy page.