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    By Dianne Anderson Nothing could mask the holiday spirit over the Thanksgiving holiday with community groups and volunteers coming together at Andy Street Community Association to distribute food baskets, vouchers and sanitizers to local families. The event gave away baskets with turkey and all the fixings to 200 families, along with New Hope Home seniors ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Ask what Markel Cooper is doing lately, and he usually answers like any identical twin would — in the plural. “We’re working on our credential at this point,” he said. “We’re going to be teaching physical education, and we plan on getting our masters. We’ll probably get into athletic directing, then starting ...
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    By Dianne Anderson What started as a one-room Black History Month showing has now turned into a major 26,000 square foot experience where thousands of Long Beachers will turn out for three mostly free full days to take in all of the rare artifacts, arts and entertainment. “Now it’s an entire building. It was a ...