By Jay Beeler Beachcombing

The question and answer session last week involving the three candidates for the 4th Council District seat was, in a word, “polite.” You can read all about it in Steve Propes’ story on page one. For my part the choice was clear: Daryl Supernaw is the best candidate to lead the 4th District in the coming years. He has been involved in district issues for decades, he brings strong business acumen to ... more

By Taylor Ramsey Major League Cretin

That’s me, according to the author of a letter to the editor published in the last issue of the Beachcomber. The letter writer, a former girl’s basketball coach, was referring to my column printed in the Feb. 6, 2015 issue titled, “161 to 2, Good Job Coach!” In my column I mentioned much of what the coach of the team scoring 161 points did to try to keep the score lower. Other than forfeiting the ... more

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Two Women Make Birthdays Matter

“There’s a lot of attention around Christmas to make sure children who are less fortunate receive gifts, but there’s not a lot of attention around birthdays,” explained Patty Mehl. She and her neighbor Patti Trujillo set out to change that while making their own sons, who were young at the time, aware that not every child was as fortunate as they were. ... more

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Grand Prix Gears Up

Prepare for the invasion; it will be here is less than two months. Invaders from near and far will descend upon Shoreline Drive in Long Beach. This will be a fun invasion as the 41st Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix returns with all the crowds and noise that make for exciting weekends in April. Once again our city will have the privilege of hosting ... more

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Polite Politicking at EASBA District Event

It was by no means a debate. At a forum sponsored by the East Anaheim Street Business Alliance at the Long Beach Playhouse on Feb. 24, the three candidates vying for the Fourth District council seat, answered questions of an almost full house of about 100, Fifth District Councilwoman Stacy Mungo moderating Daryl Supernaw led off with a mini-biography, ... more

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