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Feature Stories
Two Retail Stores Burglarized Early Friday

Three men in a red pick-up truck crashed into the front of J&L Jewelry, 1823 Ximeno Ave., at 2:17 a.m. Friday and damaged several display cases, which resulted in a “significant loss of jewelry,” according to a police spokeswoman. At 3:27 a.m. officers were dispatched to a Game Stop store in the ...
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Cancer Concerns Change Soccer Infill Vote
By Steve Propes
At the end, it came down to concerns on the part of a commission member, who is also a cancer survivor. A special meeting of the City of Long Beach Parks and Recreation Committee was held on June 15 at the El Dorado Park Senior Center to evaluate the proposal for replacing grass with artificial turf ...
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Police Complaint Commission Inadequate
By Steven Downing
In a recent article published by the Gazette the LBPD Chief of Police stated that he wants to know when one of his officers acts in a manner that reflects poorly on the department or is illegal. That’s good, but it is not good enough. The public should know the results and findings related to misconduct ...
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The Gift of Freedom
By Bryan Golden
On Independence Day we celebrate the gift of freedom given to us 239 years ago by the founders of our great nation. Freedom is as precious as life itself. However, its true value is rarely appreciated unless it is either threatened or lost. July Fourth isn’t just a day off. It’s more than barbecues ...
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Flat Strands Create Sandy, Long Beaches
By Kirt Ramirez
It seems that SoCal beaches located near cliffs tend to have rocky grounds, whereas strands that are flat, like Long Beach, Seal Beach, Sunset Beach, Huntington Beach and others, have fine sand. Why is this? This is the fifth year the Beachcomber has started summer by asking basic questions about ...
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