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06/21/2018 - 10:58am
FANS – There was no shortage of praise and deserved honors to go around June 10 as more than 1,100 athletes were celebrated for their athletic achievements at the 2018 Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games at Cal State Long Beach. Medals were awarded in basketball, bocce, swimming and track and field. In addition, Shannon Callahan and Joseph Hottendorf were named co-Most Inspirational...
06/21/2018 - 10:56am
Courken George Deukmejian Jr. was remembered as being a great political leader, a loving family man, a warm neighbor, modest, humble, honest, gracious and down-to-earth with a great sense of humor. Elected officials, dignitaries, family and members of the public turned out to celebrate the life of the former California governor and Long Beach citizen during a two-hour public memorial service at...
06/21/2018 - 10:54am
MemorialCare CEO states it is “absolutely not possible” to transition to a new operator in two weeks. The Long Beach City Council on Tuesday night tentatively selected a new operator for Community Hospital. City staff requested authorization to engage in exclusive negotiations with the Molina, Wu, Network, LLC. (MWN) healthcare group, to draft an agreement to preserve critical life-saving...
06/21/2018 - 10:53am
Planet Books is a Zaferia-area staple on Anaheim Street, opening doors 17 years ago. A must for those interested in off-the-wall books and other vintage publications. “We like to think of ourselves as a collector’s bookstore with toys, sci-fi and adventure and other kind of books, yet affordable, many of which sell for a dollar including tax,” said co-owner James Rappaport. “We do not carry...
06/21/2018 - 10:47am
LBCC TURNS 90 – Former Long Beach City College President Beverly O’Neill accepts a gift from current LBCC Superintendent-President Reagan Romali during a 1920s-themed black-tie 90th Anniversary Celebration Gala at the college’s Liberal Arts Campus on Saturday evening, June 16. O’Neill, a former voice teacher and three-term mayor of Long Beach, was honored for her 32 years of service in education...
06/21/2018 - 10:27am
Despite missing a deadline to make the November ballot, proponents of an initiative that would establish rent control and “just cause for eviction” laws in Long Beach said they will continue gathering petition signatures in hopes of making the ballot for the next regularly scheduled election in 2020 or earlier. Long Beach City Clerk Monique De La Garza confirmed that proponents of the initiative...

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