Irene Hetzel, mother of longtime Press-Telegram photographer Leo Hetzel, at her Long Beach, Calif. home on June 10, 2010. Irene Hetzel celebrated her 100th. birthday on May 17, 2010. See more pictures>> | Read the story>>
Timothy Davis, 9, tries to get some sound out of a
clarinet flute during the Long Beach (Calif.) Symphony Orchestra’s Instrument Petting Zoo at the Bret Harte Library on June 29, 2010. The music group is bringing their classic instruments to four libraries From June 24 to July 15 to introduce young children to the instruments of the orchestra. Volunteers from OVATION!, the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra’s volunteer group that supports the Symphony’s outstanding artistic, cultural and music education programs, lead a short presentation that explains the different string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. The children are then allowed to try as many instruments as they like. The goal of the Instrument Petting Zoo is to allow children to be exposed to and gain an interest in the instruments of the orchestra before they have a visit from an LBSO ensemble in the 2nd and 3rd grades. See more pictures>>
Apple employees drop a black curtain and reveal the new Apple Store at the Los Cerritos (Calif.) Center on June 24, 2010. The opening day of the store was paired with the launch of the company’s new iPhone 4. See more pitcures>>
The Long Beach, Calif., city council approved funding an extensive four-year breakwater feasibility study, moving the city a step closer to a possible reconfiguration of the rock seawall. Here are some aerial pictures of the breakwater>>
TOP: LONG BEACH, CALIF. USA — View looking east on Ocean Blvd. from Pacific Avenue in Downtown Long Beach, Calif. in the 1920s. Photo from the Historical Collections of Security First National Bank
BOTTOMView looking east on Ocean Blvd. from Pacific Avenue in Downtown Long Beach, Calif. on June 3, 2010. The only building still standing today is the Breakers in the middle of the picture.
Adonia Faumuina tries to the attention of her aunt, graduate Celine Yandall, as valedictorian Breana Panaguiton delivers her speech during commencement ceremonies at St. Anthony High School in Long Beach, Calif. on Saturday, June 5, 2010. See more pictures>>
Mugz, a male Shitsue, heads down the rollercoaster bridge over Shoreline Drive as he and his owner, Thyda Hoth, start the 22nd Annual Aids Walk Long Beach (Calif.) on June 5, 2010. Organizers said about a thousand people participated in the annual 5K Walk which also included a Pet Walk and 5k/10k Red Ribbon Run. See more pictures>>
Los Angeles City firefighters work to put out a blaze at a scrap metal yard in the 1900 block of North Blinn Avenue, Between Lomita Ave. and Pacific Coast Highway in Wilmington, Calif., on June 5, 2010. Firefighter responded to the blaze at 11:34 a.m. The fire was still burning ferociously and sending up a huge plume of smoke near the Port of Los Angeles 100 minutes after the first dispatch but around 2:00 p.m. the smoke was turning white and beginning to die down. See more pictures>>
Jennifer Snyder, center, is all smiles as she celebrates a point over Olympic gold medal winner Misty May-Treanor, left, and Nicole Branagh, right, during the 2010 AVP Nivea Tour Huntington Beach (Calif.) Open on June 4, 2010. Misty May-Treanor and Nicole Branagh defeated Christal Morrison and Jennifer Snyder 2-0.
See more pictures>>
Misty May-Treanor goes after the ball as she and Nicole Branagh take on Kim Whitney and Carrie Wright during the first round of the 2010 AVP Nivea Tour Huntington Beach (Calif.) Open on June 4, 2010. May/Branagh defeated Whitney/Wright 2-0. See more pictures>>
LONG BEACH, CALIF. USA — Long Beach (Calif.) State’s new baseball head coach Troy Buckley shares a laugh with his children, Thea, 12, Casey, 10, and Maggie, 7, before the start of a press conference announcing his new position at the Pyramid on Tuesday, June , 2010. See more pictures>>