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Jeanie Miller
09/23/2021 - 5:27pm
It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The skies are clear and blue, a light breeze gently blows and the sun shines brightly as Mrs. Jeanie Miller welcomes a guest into her lovely home in Naples. As lemonade and banana walnut bread are graciously served, they begin to discuss her late husband, Roy “Bunny” Miller, Jr. Mrs. Miller, like the home itself, radiates warmth and charm. She smiles easily and...
Long Beach History
09/23/2021 - 5:25pm
Professional auto racing through the streets of Long Beach has been a yearly tradition since 1975, but did you know the city’s first racetrack was established in 1889 at the west end of town south of Anaheim Street? There meets were held and horses trained. When automobiles entered the picture, Long Beach’s famed seven-mile-long beach became a popular spot for car enthusiasts to test the power of...
09/23/2021 - 5:23pm
Eastside Voice President Urges Political Payback Against Unresponsive Incumbents On Sept. 16, two days after avoiding a recall, Governor Gavin Newsom signed two bills into law that invite increased housing density by overriding – and thus arguably eliminating – key portions of locally enacted single-family home zoning and land use in California. SB 9 requires cities (except in state specified...
Emma E.
09/23/2021 - 5:09pm
Saturday, Sept. 18, was a perfect day for sailing in Alamitos Bay. It was also a perfect day for attending the open house at the Boy Scouts of America, Long Beach Area Council. As guests arrived, they were greeted by the warm smile of Albert Guerra, president of the Area Council. Guerra said the organization’s annual event has occurred at the Sea Base Aquatics Center, located at 5875 Appian Way,...
2nd Street in Belmont Shore
09/13/2021 - 4:12pm
Genny Hulbrock, president of the Belmont Shore Residents Association (BSRA) was passing out flyers on Sunday, urging Belmont Shore residents to attend the Tuesday, Sept. 14, City Council meeting. Hulbrock said that the latest extension of “temporary” parklets that was granted in May 2021 was to end on Sept. 30 and when the extension was granted, the city manager said the extension would “give...
In My Opinion
09/11/2021 - 2:52pm
[Editor's Note: See a video version of this commentary at the end.] “I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.” – Abraham Lincoln “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson Time to pluck and plant, the chief of police retires in December...

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