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COMMENTARY: September is California Pedestrian Safety Month

Long Beach Police Department

September 14, 2018

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September is Pedestrian Safety Month, and the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) will be joining the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), along with other law-enforcement agencies, transportation agencies and pedestrian...

Oil– the tragic cost of doing business

Claudine Burnett, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2018

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On Thursday, June 23, 1921, the Shell Oil Company struck oil at its well at Temple Avenue and Hill Street. A new era was born, and a new city, Signal Hill, came into being. The city of Signal Hill has been built on oil, s...

And in this corner… | Sept. 7, 2018

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

September 7, 2018

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When I was younger, I vowed to stay current with music, movies, TV shows and most things in pop culture. I didn’t want to become that old out-of-touch guy. But, at 51, it’s much harder to do and, to be honest, I find myse...

Commentary: Back-to-school tips for teens

Ruth Flores, AMFT Clinical Therapist, The Guidance Center

August 31, 2018

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It seemed like just yesterday that Annabelle was anxiously awaiting the final school bell to ring for summer vacation. Annabelle loves summer. She especially enjoys the break from school, having more time to hang out with friends and ...

Thoughts from the Publisher | Aug. 31, 2018

Neena Strichart, Publisher

August 31, 2018

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Today is a day of celebration for me. No, it is not my birthday or wedding anniversary. There will be no party or fancy dinner to commemorate the date. I will receive no gifts. Nevertheless, it is a day of quiet and priva...

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