“I almost started crying earlier watching everyone be so happy,” said Candice Hofer, who volunteered to host the giveaway at her Bixby Knolls boutique.
The well-known chocolate shop says it’s shutting down for now, but there will be “a new iteration of our chocolate story,” according to owner Romeo Garcia.
Preschoolers took part in the first annual mini Grand Prix fundraiser at Lakewood Village Community Church Nursery School. The school raised over $14,000 to fund new playground equipment and school supplies.
Growing up, Julio Salgado questioned whether he would go to college one day and where he would get a job, but his hope for the future never diminished. He was recently tapped to design the cover art for a statewide college handbook for students in the same situation.
The inaugural Long Beach Cambodian Restaurant Week will take place Oct. 9-16 and will feature $5, $10, $15 and $20 prix fixe menus at participating restaurants across the city.