Archives for August 22, 2012

Bixby the Aquarium of the Pacific’s first-born harbor seal pup is now on exhibit.

Meet Bixby, the first seal born at the Aquarium of the Pacific. The nearly four-month-old harbor seal made her debut today joining the other animals in the Aquarium’s Seal & Sea Lion Habitat. The Aquarium revealed that City of Long Beach employees had suggested names for the seal pup, and Long Beach City Councilmembers voted on the final name. The name Bixby was suggested by City of Long Beach employee Marina Ohlson Smorick in honor of historical figure Jotham Bixby “The Father of Long Beach.” “We are proud of the name our City has given to our first-born seal. When people visit Bixby, we hope they become inspired to help protect our urban ocean,” said Jerry R. Schubel, Aquarium of the Pacific president & CEO.  [Read more…]

Redondo Beach Pier Chalk Art Festival

Did you make it to the Chalk Art Festival at the Redondo Bear Pier last Saturday? It was so much fun! Such amazing talent too!

The winner of the Pro category: William Zin (photo above!)  [Read more…]