Wilson High School

  • Calendar

    February 27, 2014

    Festival of Women Authors

    Long Beach Convention Center

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Mosher's Gourmet

    The West Coast might not be able to compete with New York on Jewish deli's, but as a native Angeleno, it's still been hard to get used to lunches in Long Beach without a good one around. You know, the places that are always named with a possessive (Canter's, Langer's, etc.) and serve pastrami on rye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Indonesian Food Festival This Weekend in Hacienda Heights!

    Now that you've eaten your weight in bánh chưng at Little Saigon's Tet Festival this past weekend, how about the Indonesian equivalent called bacang, or how about sate, or gado gado? The cuisine of the fourth most populous country on Earth behind, China, India and us (it's true, look it up), wil ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2012

    The Healing Fields of Long Beach's Cambodia Town

    The next generation of the city's Cambodian-American community steps up to help its elders—and itself

  • Music

    September 27, 2012

    Wild Pack of Canaries Fly Out of the Underground

    [Locals Only] The Long Beach band hope to go big and change their city's musical reputation

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    In Print this Week: The English Beat, Strung Out, Wild Pack of Canaries, Ask Exene

    [Editor's Note: Every Thursday, in addition to bombarding you with blog posts, this newspaper does something really crazy...we write a print version! Here's a taste of our top stories this week]1) Our lead story this week checks in on the English Beat, and their tireless frontman Dave Wakeling. Di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Stories From an Undeclared War and Erin Gruwell Return to Newport Beach Tonight

    Stories From an Undeclared War, a documentary about former Newport Beach resident Erin Gruwell and the at-risk students who came under her wing at Wilson High School in Long Beach, screens free at 6:30 this evening in the Friends Room at Newport Beach Public Library.Directed by Dennis Rice, the empo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    [UPDATED with Paddle Out Details:] Sean Collins, Surfline Founder, Dies

    ​UPDATE, DEC. 28, 5:38 P.M.: A paddle out in memory of Surfline founder, president and chief forecaster Sean Collins is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Jan. 7 on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier. If Collins were still here to give a prediction, he'd tell surfers to brace for the possibili ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2010

    Don't Start a Riot

    Fourteen years after Bradley Nowell's tragic death, Sublime (With Rome) are back and headed for a town near you

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Looking Back at 2008: The Celeb-Reality Edition

    It was Oliver Wendell Holmes who opined that a new truth is better than an old celebrity-tinged news item, or at least he would have opined that had he lived in our celeb-obsessed times. So it is in that spirit these 15 Orange County brushes with famous folks in '08 are unveiled.   1) Newpo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Fergie's Prom Date Headed for the Slammer

    Gossip-mongering breaks the story that an Orange County jury today convicted Vincent Dean Malicek on one count of armed bank robbery for a September heist at a Wells Fargo Bank in Santa Ana.   What's that? You've never heard of a celebrity named Vincent Dean Malicek? That's because he ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 18, 2007

    Not Commie Girl

    Dangerous Minds: An exclusive interview with Long Beach about Freedom Writers, Joseph Campbell, and the cult of celebrity

  • Film

    September 21, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the week: Peel: The Peru Project

  • Columns

    February 17, 2005

    Endangered Species

    The Crazy Horse is demolished, the Golden Bears Rick Babiracki passes on

  • Features

    November 23, 2000

    The Secret of 77

    In search of . . . buried treasure with Jesus Wore Dickies