New Storytelling Series Allows Speakers to Heal Through Sharing

Ernesto Rocha and Abril Harris have been friends since middle school. They both ended up going into the field of social work and both have compelling stories that helped shape who they are. However, it was the inability for Rocha to share his story at a much more prominent storytelling platform that led to the duo forming a new monthly series in Long Beach.

Long Beach Artists To Capture Stories of American Women En Route To Million Women March in D.C.

One day after president-elect Donald Trump is sworn into office and officially becomes the 45th president of the United States January 20, millions of women will march in protest across the country, including at the nation’s capital, during a planned Million Women March. Two Long Beach artists will set out on a road trip leading up to inauguration weekend where they will try to capture the essence of being female in America and tell the untold stories of those women they meet.

10 Years Later Cyclone Coaster Bike Group Still Cruising City’s Streets

It’s been nearly 50 years since the Cyclone Racer roller coaster thrilled its last riders with steep drops, sharp turns and perilous views of the Long Beach waterfront. However, a relic of it still exists in the streets of the city, but not in the way one would expect.  Once a month, the Cyclone Coaster bike group snakes its way through the city’s streets, though at a much more relaxed pace, as vintage bike enthusiasts coast their way from Portfolio Coffee House to Parker’s Lighthouse.

Memorial Wall Honoring Those Lost To Post-9/11 Wars Unveiled In Long Beach

A wall memorializing the nearly 7,000 American service members who sacrificed their lives in wars waged since 9/11 was unveiled at Rosie the Riveter Park in Long Beach yesterday. Ten black granite slabs replaced the ivy that once adorned a 1,200 foot section of the pre-existing wall at the park, each one containing the engraved names of those who died over the past 15 years, including 15 servicemen from Long Beach.