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04/11/2019 - 6:23pm
THE BALLOTS ARE IN and here are the results of our 18th annual contest. This year the contest is again in two parts with this part devoted to medical and other professional services. Ballots for part two (dining, entertainment and retail) will appear in our July issues. Readers whose names are drawn to receive prizes from contest sponsors are listed on page 7. Special thanks to the sponsors for...
04/11/2019 - 4:39pm
The Community Hospital Long Beach Foundation pledged a gift of $1 million to the City of Long Beach to go toward the reopening of Community Hospital Long Beach (CHLB). CHLB Foundation Board of Directors agreed unanimously to give the money to the city and the City Council accepted the donation during its April 2 council meeting. The CHLB Foundation raised the resources through donations and...
04/11/2019 - 4:38pm
It’s been going strong for over 40 years. A large section of Shoreline Drive is closed down in anticipation of the 45th edition of the Grand Prix, attracting tens of thousands of IndyCar race fans to downtown Long Beach from April 12 through April 14. The new title sponsor, Acura has taken the place of Toyota Motors, which after forty years, has moved its headquarters from Torrance to Texas, thus...
04/11/2019 - 4:25pm
When Bodell’s Shoe Store opened at what’s now known as Parkview Village, Ike was president, Alaska had just become a state and Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper had perished in an Iowa field, “the Day the Music Died.” Contemporary businesses like Thriftimart, Bob Adams, PD Carol Department Store, Rose’s Hardware, Thrifty Drug, Pan American Café, Bergman’s Radio and TV, Benchley’s...

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