By Jay Beeler Beachcombing

Happy Black Friday! It is that time of year to remind readers that you might want to add your Beachcomber carrier to your Christmas greetings and, perhaps, show your appreciation for receiving the paper free of charge. Of course this only applies if they have been doing a good job or you want to encourage them to do a better job. Just mail your greeting to “Beachcomber Carrier, PO Box 15679, Long ... more

By Al Jacobs Death Penalty & Online Education

The Death Penalty Revisited The legal establishment is once again split over the death penalty. On Nov. 11, 2015 the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that, while the 1995 death sentence of convicted murderer Ernest Dewayne Jones cannot be challenged, neither, on a variety of convoluted procedural grounds, can it be dismissed. This ruling guarantees Jones’ appeals will probably continue ... more

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Explosions Rattle Residents

John and Benita Malone had just moved in to their new home on Saint Joseph Avenue, a quiet, tree-lined street in the Fourth District close to Stearns Park and fire station 17, where fire and rescue training takes place. From the couple’s home to the fence of the training facility, it’s a quick stroll of about 156 footsteps. The couple finished ... more

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Fraud Hotline Benefits Community

Cities and communities are mostly made up of hard working residents that all strive to make where they live a better place. But all cities have individuals who may try to gain more than they should through fraudulent behavior. Long Beach City Auditor Laura Doud came up with a solution to city fraud. In 2007, she implemented the City Auditor’s Fraud ... more

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CSULB Golden Graduates Honored

Celebration dampened by killing of CSULB student in Paris In 1965, President Johnson was increasing our role in Vietnam; more than a few male high school graduates showing concern about their draft status, but still having fun at the Nu-Pike or partying on the beach. The Queen Mary had yet to arrive. AM radio was king. Wolfman Jack was blasting ... more

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"How to Get Free Media Publicity"

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