By Taylor Ramsey Think Like Us or Face Our Wrath!

Are you afraid to speak your mind? I would bet many conservative people like me actually take time to seriously think about what they are going to say out of fear of being labeled with a very nasty adjective when addressing social and political issues. No one wishes to be described as a hater, intolerant, bigoted, xenophobic, sexist and racist no matter the real truth about their character. After ... more


Happiness is being a grandparent for the second time. Owen Thomas Nickerson was kind enough to wait for the April 4 Beachcomber to get delivered before he too was delivered at Desert Regional Hospital in Palm Springs. Papa Bryan Nickerson was able to participate in the process with daughter Mindy proclaiming this second birth much easier than the first. At 7 pounds, 13 ounces and 20 inches, Owen ... more

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'Put in a Parking Lot'

The key lyric of the breakthrough hit, “Big Yellow Taxi” by Joni Mitchell is “they paved paradise and put in a parking lot.” Chosen to be razed for a proposed parking lot, the two bedroom cottage at 205 LaVerne Ave. in Belmont Shore might not be paradise, but to its closest neighbors, Alan and Gail Mutke, who have resided on LaVerne Avenue for 32 years, ... more

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Conway Weaves to Win Grand Prix

Mike Conway raced away with a victory at the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach after weaving his way through a crash that almost blocked the track during lap 56. Conway, who races for Ed Carpenter Racing, has now won twice at the Long Beach Grand Prix after winning in 2011. Up until the crash, Americans Josef Newgarden and Ryan Hunter-Reay led ... more

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1000s of Plants at Prices 'Best in Town'

The Long Beach City College Horticulture Club is having its 42nd annual plant sale and open house Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pacific Coast Campus. The public may park for free in any of the student stalls during the event, which kicked off on Wednesday, April 16. The horticulture gardens are located on May ... more

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