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Feature Stories
Celebrating 15 Years of News Publishing
By Steve Propes
There’s that old saying, “was it five years ago, but it seemed so less…” or a variation of that theme. Five years ago, when the Beachcomber turned ten, the news was about storm drains, the trial of a rogue cop, the appointment of a police chief, airport improvements, licenses for cats and the announcement ...
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Downtown Survives 54+ Hours of No Power
By Steve Propes
Anyone who had to deal with old style Christmas tree lights can well remember how if one light goes out, the entire strand goes dead. Then the work begins, finding, testing and replacing the burned out bulb to get the string working again. In a nutshell, that was what faced Southern California Edison ...
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‘Show Biz Is My Life’
By Jay Beeler
Roy Hassett attributes the headline quote about show biz to his friend, Bobby Reynolds, “The Life and Times of the World’s Greatest Showman,” in an e-book he wrote that’s titled “The Talker.” Hassett, 73, is just as much of a showman as Reynolds, 80. Both have known each other for the past 35 years, ...
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Special Olympics Comes to LA/LB
By Kirt Ramirez
The opening ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games will kick off with First Lady Michelle Obama and star-studded entertainment at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, July 25, starting at 5 p.m. The event will launch the games of which more than 7,000 athletes from 177 countries ...
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