San Diego State Tops Peace Corps Ranking
San Diego State University has always been known for its parties and access to legendary waves.
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Anchorage Daily News
Three join Yuit LLC
Yuit LLC, an Anchorage-based strategic communications and software development firm, has hired videographer Michael Stewart as a producer/director.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Santa Barbara Independent
Getty Leadership Institute Selects Dr. Steve Windhager, Executive...
The Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University announced the selection of 39 museum leaders from the United States and eight countries around the world to participate in the 2014 Executive Education Program for Museum Leaders, including Dr. Steve Windhager from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Long Beach woman holds first walk for pulmonary hypertension
LONG BEACH >> In 2008, Long Beach resident Ornah Levy nearly died of pulmonary hypertension because of a misdiagnosis.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Botanic Garden's Steve Windhager Chosen for Prestigious Getty Education Program
The Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University announced the selection of 39 museum leaders from the United States and eight countries around the world to participate in the 2014 Executive Education Program for Museum Leaders, including Dr. Steve Windhager from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden .
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Sci-Fi twist on Mozarta s a oeThe Magic Flutea among things to do this weekend in Long Beach
The Magic Flute : Cal State Long Beach Opera Institute presents a sci-fi version of Mozart's fantasy “The Magic Flute.” LeRoy Villanueva, L.A. Opera teaching artist, helps bring Mozart's Tamino to a modern day setting.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Daily Breeze
Mark Matsuda becomes Torrance Police Departmenta s first Asian-American chief
Torrance >> Mark Matsuda, who grew up within just a few miles of the Torrance Police Department, was selected Wednesday as the first Asian-American police chief in the city's history at a time of sweeping demographic change in the community.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
McGinnis, Kerr take early leads in Long Beach Unified race
LONG BEACH >> Incumbent John McGinnis and newcomer Megan Kerr led early voting Tuesday night in the Long Beach Unified School District, with mail-in ballots counted just after 8 p.m. McGinnis led history professor Juan Benitez in District 3, with 1,324 votes, or 56.6 percent.
a The Magic Flutea gets a sci-fi twist in CSULB production
It may be difficult for audiences to know exactly what to expect when it comes to Mozart's opera “The Magic Flute.” The mythical story has been adapted into numerous versions since its completion in 1791; most notably in recent times as a mix of live performance and animation by Los Angeles Opera.
'Laban: The Legend of Urduja' at Cal's State Long Beach's Pilipino Cultural Night April 25
A Filipino student association based in Cal State Long Beach is going to hold a Filipino cultural night and will stage a play entitled "Laban: The Legend of Urduja" as its 28th annual cultural presentation on April 25 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Musical Theatre West to Present West Coast Premiere of S'WONDERFUL, 4/4-20
Musical Theatre West presents the third production of their 61st season, the West Coast Premiere of S'WONDERFUL: The New Gershwin Musical, created and directed by Ray Roderick , musicaldirection by Bret Simmons with choreography by Charlie Williams .
Zebra stripes keep fly bites away, CSULB researcher says
Instead, zebras developed stripes to keep biting flies away, according to Theodore Stankowich, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Cal State Long Beach, and colleagues at UC Davis.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Long Beach council approves tree count in quiet meeting before election
LONG BEACH >> The final City Council meeting before the April 8 primary election passed quietly on Tuesday, with a series of items approved that included a count of park trees, commission appointments and supporting unionization efforts at Long Beach Community Hospital.
Huntington Beach Independent
Dangers lurk in nature's beauty
About 25 people recently gathered at the Bolsa Chica Conservancy's interpretive center to hear Carol Taylor, a Cal State Long Beach zoology and herpetology student, talk about the dangerous creatures hikers could encounter in the wetlands.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Carpenter Center: 'We're not teenagers anymore'
Mermaid Theatre: The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Cabaret performances start at 7 p.m. Optional dinner service, purchased separately and in advance, runs from 6-6:50 p.m. In case you haven't noticed, the Carpenter Center has come of age.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
The Daily Breeze
Capt. Gerald Woodyard named commander of LAPDa s Harbor Division
A veteran police officer who has held several positions in the Los Angeles Police Department, including serving with a counter-terrorism bureau and teaching self-defense, has been named commanding officer of the Harbor Division.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Michael Young on Central Intelligence Arabists
CIA 's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East, by Hugh Wilford, Basic Books, 342 pages, $29.99 At a time when intelligence services have come to play an outsized role in American foreign policy, Hugh Wilford's informative and highly enjoyable book America's Great Game imparts some especially important lessons.
World News Report
Billy Wright Named Senior Consultant at LA Consulting
Wright joined LA Consulting in 2005 and has implemented a wide array of improvement processes and developed management systems for various public agencies, some of which have included Orange and Ventura Counties , Port of Los Angeles and currently supports projects for public agencies and municipalities in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada and ... (more)
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Salsa dancing, Shakespeare and Frankie Valli among things to do this weekend in Long Beach
Fragile Thing Cracks: Pandora Productions presents a play from their new works festival, Pandora's Box.
Bonnie Lowenthal: Long Beach mayor would be a culminationa of career
LONG BEACH >> There's a sense that it's difficult for Bonnie Lowenthal to go anywhere in this city and not get recognized.