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Commentary: Long Beach’s Golden Spike

Claudine Burnett, Local Historian

May 3, 2019

Filed under A look at the bygone days, Commentary

On May 10, the nation will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental rail line at Promontory Summit, Utah. On that day, Leland Stanford drove a 17.6-karat gold final spike into the tracks ...

An infamous day and the events that followed it

Claudine Burnett, Former Long Beach librarian

December 7, 2018

Filed under A look at the bygone days, Commentary

Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, is a date few will ever forget, for on that day, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The United States was at war. Following news of the attack, Long Beach and neighboring Signal Hill, along with the res...

Why we celebrate Nov. 11

Why we celebrate Nov. 11

November 9, 2018

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