Monthly Archives: June 2009

PHOTOS: Rep. Richardson tours port (by air and sea)


Congresswoman Laura Richardson, front, with Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, center, Chairwoman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, and Harbor Commissioner Dr. Mike Walter during a boat tour of the Port of Long Beach. The congressional entourage was almost an hour and a half late to the boat because they were on a helicopter tour of the Alameda Corridor, Ports, SEERF plant and Federal Breakwater. See more pictures>>

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Jon Wilhite throws first pitch at Armada game


LONG BEACH, CALIF. — Jon Wilhite throws out the first pitch as the Armada take one the Orange County Flyers at Blair Field in Long Beach, Calif. on June 27, 2009. Wilhite is the sole survivor of a car crash that killed Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others on April 9, 2009. He was seriously hurt and in a medically induced coma for a while after the crash. Wilhite is a former Cal State Fullerton baseball player who graduated from the university with a business degree in 2008.
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Brooklynn Lodevico , center, tries to balance a peacock feather on her finger during a 30-minute fitness workout with Clown comedian Dean Kelly using circus inspired props and accessories such as juggling scarves, hula hoops and peacock feathers at the Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach. The goal is for kids to have an opportunity to learn ways to be active and healthy like a Ringling Bros. performer. See more pictures>>

PHOTOS: Elmo and Zoe visit Hospital


Elayna Beserra, 3, shares a moment with Elmo and Zoe at Miller Children’s Hospital in Long Beach, Calif. on June 5, 2009. Beserra suffers from Rett syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. Elayna’s mother, Kristina Beserra, said she doesn’t usually react to stimulus and has, “never seen her react like this” refering to how much she was smiling when she met Elmo and Zoe. Sesame Street Live is presenting “Elmo’s Green Thumb,” at the Terrace Theatre this weekend and in advance of the show the characters visited patients at the hospital. See more pictures>>