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CSULB Sits on Puvungna Land

In light of Native American Heritage month, it is important to recognize the fact that this is not our land. Before European settlers invaded the land of Southern California, most of the…

Holiday Traditions with Long Beach Living

The holiday season is here! This is usually a time for celebrations, family gatherings, and delicious food. It allows people to have the opportunity to spend time with their loved ones and…

Tamales Across The World

Tamales have been a staple among Latin American countries for centuries at this point. This iconic food is made from corn masa, stuffed or mixed with various ingredients, and steamed after it…

Native American Heritage Month

The first time the Indigenous heritage was celebrated as a holiday in America was back in May 1916, in New York. Established by the Blackfeet Nation member Red Fox James, who sought…

7th Annual Día de Los Muertos Celebration

Long Beach will be holding its seventh annual Dia de Muertos Festival. This event is set to begin on November 5th, and is set to take place from noon to 10pm in…

The Afro-Latino roots of L.A. is a history we should all know in light of racist comments from Latino leaders

When recorded conversations between four of Los Angeles’s most prominent Latino political leaders—now-resigned 6th District Councilmember Nury Martinez, 14th District Council Member Kevin De Leon, 1st District Councilmember Gil Cedillo, and L.A.…

Long Beach Airport’s Festival of Flight is Back!

The Long Beach Festival of Flight 2022 will be held on October 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Long Beach Airport. The festival is family friendly, free, and welcomes all…

Origins of the Ofrenda

When it comes to Dia de Muertos, the first thing that people usually think of are the sugar skulls and parades that occur. However, the most important aspect of the holiday is…

Historical Cemetery Tour Costume Contest

The Historical Society of Long Beach and LB Living are collaborating to bring you the first Historical Cemetery Tour COSTUME CONTEST! Whether Victorian, Roaring ’20s, or Steampunk, we invite you to enter…

The 26th Annual Historical Cemetery Tour in Long Beach

The Historical Cemetery Tour returns for its 26th annual event. The tour is hosted by the Historical Society of Long Beach, a non-profit museum and archive that collects, preserves, and presents local…

La Catrina: A Sacred Symbol of The Afterlife

La Catrina symbolizes the cycle of life, and serves as a reminder to enjoy life, but also embrace death. She is a sacred symbol of the Mexican celebration, Día de Muertos. A…