Jay Beeler Beachcombing

Last week we got plenty of exercise performing a task – moving – that I’ve vowed to delegate to professionals in the future. Ten years ago we moved our offices from above the Fish Tale Restaurant (with no elevator) to our present sixth floor office at Pacific Coast Highway and Anaheim Street at the entrance to Park Estates. That move involved everything from furniture to file cabinets -- plus contents ... more

Taylor Ramsey Holidays Are Traditionally Frightening

October 31st is not only Halloween and the scariest day of the year in the U.S., but it is also frightening to me for another reason. I know that after that day the holidays are upon us and the haunting work involved in preparing for Thanksgiving and Christmas have arrived. It is daunting to me. It is out to the garage to retrieve all the Thanksgiving decorations knowing that the huge task ... more

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Brayton Dubbed Heartwell 'Angel'

Walkers and strollers who frequent Heartwell Park between Palo Verde Avenue and Clark Avenue may well have seen her picking up the small, non-recyclable pieces of detritus, abandoned, tossed, misplaced, blown into and otherwise ending up on the grounds of the park. Linda Brayton, 67, lives just four doors from the park, "I consider it my front ... more

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Wrigley Memorial, Botanical Garden Await Your Visit

Santa Catalina Island – where chiseled cliffs drop to the sea, wildlife abounds and foliage once native to the mainland decorates the rolling hills. Regarding the City of Avalon, 746,586 people visited the tourist town from January through September 2014 based on year-to-date records provided by the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors ... more

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Robert Luna Appointed LB Chief of Police

Robert G. Luna will be the next Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach, as announced by City Manager Pat West. Chief Luna has 29 years of experience with the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). “I have 100 percent confidence that Chief Luna will lead our department with integrity, strength and a commitment to community policing,” said Mayor Robert ... more

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