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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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Commentary: Government shutdown not impacting L.A. County…yet

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Commentary

By Don Knabe Los Angeles County Supervisor Fourth District As you know, at the stroke of midnight [Monday] night, the federal government shut down due to the inability of Congress to work together. This government shutdown will have ripple effects throughout the nation, impacting programs and services like national parks, veteran pensions, Coast Guard patrols […]

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Commentary: C-17 program’s shutdown in Long Beach is result of federal government’s inability to compromise

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Commentary

By Don Knabe, Los Angeles County Supervisor, Fourth District After celebrating the delivery of the United States Air Force’s last C-17 with thousands of local Boeing employees just last week, I am absolutely stunned and devastated to learn that the production facility will shut down in 2015 following the completion of the final C-17 Globemaster […]

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