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.
A green sea turtle, flashlight fish that glow and clownfish are among the more than a dozen new animal species that are highlighted at the Aquarium’s new coral reef exhibit.
It takes $2 million a month to operate the aquarium.
The concert is free to all Grand Prix ticket holders on April 17.
The April 18 concert is free to Saturday ticket holders at the Grand Prix and will begin after the day’s race activities.
In the 1950s, immediately before Acres of Books brought its 6.5 miles of shelves full of nearly a million volumes to the space, it was, first, the Western Corral, a country-western dance hall with Texas swing by local and touring acts such as Billy Carter & His All Stars.
With wars losing their clear-cut purposes following something short of triumphant victories in Korea and Vietnam, coupled with the loss of the Navy and defense jobs in Long Beach, the city’s enthusiasm for martial displays and celebratory patriotism waned to the point that a couple of decades passed with no Veterans Day parades at all.
Nobody’s claiming there’s a literal A in the word, but there’s an “understood” A in it; an invisible A, if you will (and you will).
the library was open to the public on May 19, 1909, with a formal opening and dedication on June. 14—110 years before the planned opening of Long Beach’s new Billie Jean King Main Library later this month.