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Entries Tagged as 'History'

New bas relief in Rosie the Riveter Park honors women who worked in local aircraft industry

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Community, History

By Neena Strichart Publisher Dozens of locals gathered last Saturday morning at the Rosie the Riveter Park, 3695 Clark Ave., to witness the unveiling of the newest addition to the park– a Rosie the Riveter bas relief, one of the city’s newest public art projects. Fifth District Councilmember Gerrie Schipske served as mistress of ceremonies […]

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May is Personal History Awareness Month

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments · History

By Rachael Rifkin Columnist/Personal Historian “There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside the dullest exterior, there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.” –Mark Twain

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Harvey Tuttle’s legacy lives on in Bixby Knolls camera store

May 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment · History, Obituary

The man for whom Bixby Knolls’ Tuttle Cameras is the namesake passed peacefully at home on March 12, 2011.

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Community Hospital Long Beach joins MemorialCare Health System

May 13th, 2011 · No Comments · History, News

By CJ Dablo Staff Writer ­Beach is starting a new chapter in its long history to provide health care in Long Beach.

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Bonnie Lowenthal cohosts Holocaust memorial, honors survivor from LB

May 13th, 2011 · No Comments · History, News

Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) co-hosted the Capitol’s annual observance of Holocaust Memorial Day on Monday, May 2, in the Assembly Chamber, an event that drew survivors, liberators and their children from all over the state. Survivors and liberators were seated among the lawmakers, as the full Assembly marked the memory of the Holocaust.

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