Ping Pong Invades Long Beach

The LA Open Table Tennis Tournament kicked off its move to Long Beach — and its partnership with the Ping Pong Fit International Festival – Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Long Beach Convention Center. The tournament, hosted for the past eight years at a Rosemead badminton club, woos players from all over the…

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POW! WOW! Long Beach Style

This year’s event, a week long, paint-your-brains-out-and-party extravaganza just wrapped up in Long Beach. Artists completed 20 new murals across Long Beach during the past week. POW! WOW! Long Beach artists fanned across the city to create large-scale public art and help beautify the city from Sunday, July 21, to Sunday, July…

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Tower? This is Flight 123. We Have This Guy up Here Sitting on a Park Bench. Uh, Did I Mention That He Has a Gun?

1982: Frustrated in his dream of becoming an Air Force pilot, a southern California truck driver gets himself airborne anyway with the help of a lawn chair and 42 helium-filled weather balloons. Airborne, as in 16,000 feet worth of airborne. Poor eyesight put the kibosh on Larry Walters' top-gun dreams, but the…

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