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Commentary: More than just the homeless guy in the wheelchair at the 7-Eleven by Shoshanah Siegel

January 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Commentary

On Tuesday morning, I read that there was a traffic accident involving a person in a wheelchair, then another friend called to tell me that there were lit candles at the 7-Eleven. Then I knew.

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Finding the right school for your child

January 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Commentary

Andrew Campanella President, National School Choice Week If you’d like to send your child to a different school next year, now’s the time to start the process of researching your options. As California prepares to commemorate National School Choice Week later this month at 440 events across the state, many parents will begin evaluating the […]

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Five signs emotional decisions are negatively affecting your finances

January 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Commentary

By Michael Sullivan Chief education officer Take Charge America Many intelligent, capable people have found themselves buried in debt as a result of excessive spending and other poor financial habits. The first step toward improving your finances is simply to recognize when your emotions are influencing your decisions.”

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Dale Whitney: a local cornerstone for social justice

October 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Commentary

By Julia Kohn Board Member, Harbor Area Farmers Markets For more than four decades, the Rev. Dale C. Whitney has served as a cornerstone in the foundation of Long Beach’s ecumenical movement for peace and social justice. Born in Nebraska in 1942, he grew up in California, graduating from Santa Barbara High School in 1960. […]

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Commentary: How my mom’s death changed my definition of family

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Commentary

By Rachael Rifkin In my head, I’ve always placed my family into one category and my ancestors in another. My family members are my parents, my brother, my aunts and uncles, first cousins and grandparents. They’re the people I grew up with, the people I know too well, the ones who inspire the deepest and […]

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