USPS preparing for its busiest time of year 

Neither rain nor snow nor heat nor gloom of night will keep the Postal Service from doing what it does best– delivering the holidays. Between now and Christmas Eve, the Postal Service will deliver 15.8 billion cards, letters and packages across the country and around the world.

Wine and Dine

California Heights residents Jerry Schuman and Caryn Baumgartner (left) were on hand for cocktails and food at last Friday evening’s opening of Roxanne’s Lounge/Bar/Grill at 1115 E. Wardlow Rd.

Community rallies behind local burglarized diner

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern After closing their restaurant at 4390 Atlantic Avenue last Saturday night, George’s 50’s Diner co-owners George and Helen Alvarez arrived the next morning in shock after one of their cooks discovered a hole punched in one door and two back doors pried open– the restaurant had been broken into.

Open Flame

Chris Wilson (far left) of Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal’s office joins Annar Karim and Tim Van Horn at the grand opening of their 321 E. Willow Street Flame Broiler location last Friday. The business partners were presented with a proclamation from the assemblywoman recognizing the opening of the new eatery. Other festivities at the grand opening…