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Gabelich hosts local officals for discussion over coffee

May 10, 2007

By Neena Strichart, Publisher Carmelitos housing development was the place to be Saturday morning as 8th District's Rae Gabelich hosted a community coffee meeting at the area's senior center. More than 50 Long Beach residents droppe...

Wrigley Association members voice varied opinions over annual Christmas Tree Lane parade separation

May 10, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Wrigley Association President Alan Tolkoff warned that what many of the people would hear Monday night, they probably wouldn't like. But, he said, “Reasonable people can disagree reasonably." W...

Assemblymember visits to promote hospital state bonds

May 10, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer State Assemblymember Hector De La Torre paid a visit to Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach Friday, a prime spot for the Southgate representative to talk about Assembly Bill 10, a bill proposing $980 million in...

Miller Children’s Hospital–first for neonatal program

May 10, 2007

March of Dimes is giving mothers of babies at Miller Children's Hospital a special mother's day by launching Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Family Support–a program designed to help parents through the hospitalization of...

Richardson honors LB contracting firm at Small Business Day ceremony

May 10, 2007

Assemblymember Laura Richardson (D-Long Beach) recognized WestLand Construction Inc. and Co-founder David Neary at yesterday's California Small Business Day ceremony in Sacramento. “It is my pleasure and honor to recognize...

Lodge No. 888 announces Elk of the Year

May 10, 2007

Mel J. Hohlman, P.E.R. was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Peru, Ill. After attending St. Joseph Elementary School, and graduating from LaSalle High School, he went on to attend Augusta College in Rock Island, Ill. After college, he joined...

Community Issues Forum at CSULB promotes Internet safety to parents

May 10, 2007

The Fourth Annual Community Issues Forum is scheduled Friday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pointe in the Walter Pyramid at Cal State Long Beach. The theme for this year is Bridging the Digital Divide between Parents and Youth....

First responder George Apt honored by Red Cross

May 10, 2007

Resident and Ham Radio operator George Apt was honored with a Volunteer of Merit Award by California Park and Recreation Society District X at an Award Banquet last week for his exemplary volunteer service to the community. Aly...

Winner Takes All

May 3, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer He wasn't endorsed by Mayor Bob Foster or former Mayor Beverly O'Neill. Laura Richardson, who previously held the seat, endorsed one of his opponents, and a slew of unions and municipal associations were th...

LB politicians vie to fill Congressional vacancy

May 3, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer State Sen. Jenny Oropeza announced her candidacy for the 37th Congressional District at the Alameda corridor in Compton Wednesday, where she and Juanita Millender-McDonald jointly left their footp...

Congress members, hundreds mourn loss of Juanita Millender-McDonald

May 3, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Hundreds of mourners, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, the mayor of Los Angeles and more than 60 other members of Congress came together Monday to honor 37th District Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald. The seven-term...

Mason will focus on attracting, keeping high-quality workforce

May 3, 2007

After competing against a very strong field of public and private human resources professionals, Suzanne Mason has been appointed director of human resources for the city of Long Beach. She will assume her new duties immediately...

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