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Hey, Old Dog

August 21, 2008

Submitted by Linda Nasbaum I was reminded of my old dachshund recently when a friend spoke about his. He talked about watching his 13-year-old dog try to get up and fail. I listened to his heartbreak as he described his longtime friend, a pooch so d...

Hey, Do Kids Matter?

August 15, 2008

By Christopher Anderson, Age 11 We cannot drive. We cannot work. We cannot pay taxes and we cannot vote. But, we can be mentored and shaped into the future leaders that lie within us. On August 5, 2008, there was a budget hearing he...

50 Years and Still in Love!

August 1, 2008

Submitted by Christopher Anderson, age 11 Mr. Willie and Mrs. Carrie Bryant, owners of Creative Arts Preschool and Huntington Academy K-6 in Long Beach, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 5, 2008 at the home of their o...

Help your dad save $3,600 this Father’s Day!

June 13, 2008

Submitted by Essie Landry, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist It may be that your father has always been there to provide advice, whether he was showing you how to throw the perfect pitch or cast a fishing line. Maybe he ...

Commentary: Getting the most from your stimulus check

June 5, 2008

Submitted by Karen Codman Investment Advisor Representative, Karen Codman/FSC Securities By now, you may have already received your tax refunds from the federal government, along with the “economic stimulus" checks authori...

Commentary: Smart refund spending

May 23, 2008

Submitted by Jason Alderman Visa financial director Each year, roughly 70 percent of Americans get an income tax refund. Thanks to the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008, beginning in early May most also will receive an additiona...

Commentary: City of Long Beach public employee contracts

May 21, 2008

Submitted by Laura Doud Long Beach City Auditor I am very supportive of all Long Beach City employees and I appreciate the services they perform on behalf of our city. All of our city employees should be compensated appropriate...

Commentary: Highway 4 crash highlights DUI risk to kids

May 8, 2008

Submitted by Stephanie Tombrello, executive director of SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A The troubling case of two small children ejected and seriously injured last week in a rollover crash in Antioch in northern California highlights a l...

Commentary : The CCC Boys

April 17, 2008

Submitted by David Muraki, California Conservation Corps Before they became known as Tom Brokaw's Greatest Generation, many of the young men who served in World War II were part of the Civilian Conservation Corps. They were the “C...

Communiqué from Rae

April 3, 2008

By Rae Gabelich, Long Beach 8th District Council Member Well, spring is definitely in the air! The weather has been fantastic, the flowers around town are beautiful and people are out riding bikes and walking once again. I pe...

Thoughts from the Publisher

April 3, 2008

by Neena Strichart Publisher Like most of you, I have had to deal with the death of a loved one on many occasions. I have lost my father, uncles, grandparents, my first love, my best friend, ex-husband, close friends, pets an...

Commentary: Mothers can help prepare for disaster

April 3, 2008

Submitted By Maria Shriver, California First Lady and Honorary Chair of CaliforniaVolunteers Being a mother is the greatest role I will ever have and it is no surprise that my four children will always come first in my life. As a ...

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