An ignored, lost or just unappreciated gift card that goes unredeemed is pure income for the business without its having to give anybody anything in return.
There are experts and studies that suggest that, rather engage in a resolution of self-flagellation, you instead strive for betterment by resolving to improve yourself in some manner other than abstinence.
Things are slowly returning to, if not pre-COVID level, then at least to bringing a bit of walking-around money to the city department in charge of bringing in money from film work and special events in the city.
“It won’t be suddenly the new hot place in Long Beach,” said Dan D’Sa, The Grand’s vice president. “We’re going to slowly let it grow, just let it mature by itself.”
The company is still working to finalize an open date but job postings will go live first thing Tuesday morning.
Less than a week before he was to take over as president and CEO of the Aquarium of the Pacific, Peter Kareiva was packing up stuff from his office at UCLA, and packing up stuff from his apartment in Westwood and then he was going to head up to Seattle to pack up stuff from the home he shares with his wife Celina, a noted photographer and artist. Soon, his new office will be stuffed.
As Long Beach gobbled up land to the north, east, west and south through dozens of annexations it acquired streets and thoroughfares in those neighborhoods and eventually, those street names had to be changed to conform with existing streets.
So, the three-way tie was established, and the decades have passed with no sides of the triangle ceding territory in the interim, so the battle rages on, as we squabble and argue bitterly into the topic’s second century of debate.
Long Beach United Music project features the combined works of nearly 20 musicians from Long Beach.
Over the years, the event has raised nearly a million dollars for local charities.