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Commentary: Social Security benefits everyone

April 10, 2009

By Essie Landry Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Social Security reaches almost every family, and at some point touches the lives of nearly all Americans. It has an impact on the very fabric of the American economy. Social...

Commentary: Spring Awakening

April 3, 2009

I was jogging around my neighborhood recently and I found myself engulfed in this amazing fragrance. “What's that smell?" I wondered. Perfume? Detergent soap? No, no, it was blossoms, flowers in bloom. In the next moment...

Commentary: An Ounce of Prevention

March 19, 2009

By Bonnie Lowenthal 54th District Assembly Member It may sound trite, but it's absolutely true: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That's why you should eat right and exercise. That's why you should change...

Commentary: Volunteers Among Us

February 19, 2009

By Linda Nusbaum Recently I attend an appreciation breakfast for Long Beach area Red Cross Volunteers. It is held on a Saturday at the Holliday Inn on Lakewood Boulevard. I arrive late, pick up my name tag and make my...

Commentary: If you’re running sprinklers, you’re wasting water

February 19, 2009

By Ryan J. Alsop Director of Government & Public Affairs Long Beach Water The Long Beach Water Department is again reminding residents of Long Beach to take advantage of the rain we're getting and shut off all irrigation...

Commentary: Keeping an Eye Towards the Future

February 19, 2009

By Ken Farfsing Signal Hill City Manager Success is measured over time, and time has proven that the decisions made by the City and supported by the community have placed the City of Signal Hill in a better financial...

Commentary: Yes, I Sleep With My Dog

January 22, 2009

By Linda Nusbaum I guess I planned it. I knew the first moment I placed puppy Simon in the bed with me, it would become a lifelong habit. I was weak. I couldn't say no to his darling face. His little dachshund body was so tiny,...

Commentary: When it comes to finances, remembering the basics is fundamental

January 15, 2009

By Alan J. Davis Financial Advisor Capital Investment Advisers If 2008 felt like one of the most challenging years that the financial markets have ever had, it's because it was. The U.S stock market suffered its third worst...

Commentary: Simon Got a New Sweater

January 12, 2009

How weird are those people who dress up their animals? They are as weird as you believe they are until you become one of them as I have. I am now dressing Simon, the 13-year-old dachshund in a sweater. It's not just any dog swe...

Commentary: The Kids Came for a Visit

January 2, 2009

By Linda Nusbaum, MFT My 20-year-old niece and my 26-year-old nephew came for a visit. They are the fatherless children of my deceased younger brother who died 10 years ago. They came from their home in Reno, Nevada to spend...

Letter to the Editor

December 18, 2008

This year's Parade and efforts to make the Lane "greener and brighter" were made possible by the hundreds of wonderful volunteers and dozens of local businesses that offered in-kind and discounted services. Here are some of the...

Volunteers’ Gift of Time is the Real Christmas Present

December 18, 2008

Submitted by Joan Greenwood Early on the morning of December 2, over 20 Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA) volunteers began the two-week-long process of getting the [Christmas Tree] Lane ready for the 55th Annual Daisy...

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