Featured Coverage

December 5, 2014 – Press-Telegram, Op-Ed by HSLB Executive Director Julie Bartolotto: Long Beach’s history too important to lose (Guest Commentary)

Recent Event Coverage

A Public Oral History Evening with Senator Betty Karnette coverage:
Gazettes, May 5, 2017 — Karnette Tells Of Her Life To Benefit Long Beach Historical Society
Signal Tribune, May 11, 2017 — ‘Betty broke the rules, by just being Betty’

1942: The Turning Point in the Pacific coverage:
Gazettes, May 1, 2017 — Long Beach Historical Society To Offer Memorial Weekend Program

A History of the Harbor in 74 Feet coverage:
Gazettes, April 23, 2017 — City Groups Hope To Relocate Historic Long Beach Port Mural Before Demolition

Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor coverage:
Press-Telegram, Nov. 27, 2016 — Long Beach to commemorate 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor bombing, Nov. 29. 2016 — Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor on 75th Anniversary with New Exhibit
KTLA 5 TV, Dec. 7, 2016 — Pearl Harbor Day – Long Beach Connection (video)

October 31, 2016 – Long Beach Historical Society Cemetery Tours Bring the Dead to Life

Past Event Coverage

December 4, 2014 – Press-Telegram: How you can help build a Long Beach-centric exhibit on the Pearl Harbor attack

December 1, 2014 – Gazettes: Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor For Community Sharing Day

2014 Historical Cemetery Tour Video Media

October 23, 2014 – Press-Telegram: Cemetery tour given by Historical Society of Long Beach provides a glimpse into the past

April 28, 2014 – Long Beach Post: Seven Long Beach History-Based Projects Given $188K in Awards, Grants

April 27, 2014 – Press-Telegram:

April 18, 2014 – Signal Tribune: LB Navy Memorial Heritage Association awards seven grants for various historic-preservation projects

Saturday, March 1, 2014, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Dr. Kaye Briegel and Porter Gilberg discuss LGBT history in Long Beach at the HSLB. No charge to attend. (LB Post article)

Saturday, February 11, 2012 – The Second Annual Long Beach Community Studies Conference Commemorations: Looking Back, Moving Forward (PDF)
Press Coverage:
LB Historical Society partners with the Press-Telegram to showcase its newspaper collection (Signal Tribune)

Friday, February 10, 2012 – Historical Newspaper Collection Dedication & Fundraiser (PDF)
Press Coverage:
Rich Archbold:  Experience 100-plus years of news (Press-Telegram)
Tim Grobaty:  Go back to the olden days with The Long Beach Historical Newspaper Collection (Press-Telegram)

Friday, January 20, 2012 – Long Beach Day Nursery Centennial Exhibition Opens (No Press Release)
Shirley Wild:  200 mark LB Day Nursery’s 100th (Press-Telegram)

Saturday, November 19, 2011  –  Historical Society to Hold Art Deco Lecture & Fundraiser (PDF)
Press Coverage:
Historical Society to host lecture on Long Beach Art Deco movement (Signal Tribune)

Saturday, October 29, 2011 –  16th Annual Historical Cemetery Tour (PDF)
Press Coverage:
LB Historical Society plotting its next cemetery tour (Signal Tribune)

Friday, June 17, 2011 –  Exhibition Opening:  Rebuilding for the Future — A New Deal for Long Beach, 1933-1942 (PDF)
Press Coverage:
Rebuilding and subsequent art of local schools to be focus of Historical Society’s New Deal presentation (Signal Tribune)
Historical Society of LB offering images from its recent exhibit for sale (Signal Tribune)