“Kayla acted like a superhero.”
LBFD Marine Safety Chief Gonzalo Medina said a search of this nature is like “finding a needle in a haystack.”
Over the past few months, Long Beach firefighters and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation have teamed up to support children fighting childhood cancers, it was announced this week.
On the sunny Saturday morning of October 4, a hundred or so people gathered at Alamitos Bay Landing to welcome local firemen, police officers and lifeguards who swam 28 miles overnight from Catalina Island to Long Beach, taking approximately 42,487 admirable strokes in a fundraising effort to support the Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach.
Whoever said drinking beer is a waste of money has never bought a glass of Rock Bottom’s Fire Chief Ale. Released once a year along with a special themed menu of spicy foods, Fire Chief Ale is the brewery chain’s most selfless promotion, one that donates a portion of the proceeds to local fire departments and their charities.