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Commentary: If you have Medicare, don’t worry about the new Health Insurance Marketplace

September 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Commentary

by David Sayen Medicare regional administrator Some people with Medicare are asking lately if their Medicare coverage is affected by the new the Health Insurance Marketplace that starts in 2014. The answer is no– the Marketplace won’t have any effect on your Medicare coverage. The Health Insurance Marketplace is designed to help people who don’t […]

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Commentary: Make a difference and raise awareness for childhood cancers

September 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Commentary

By Amanda Termuhlen, M.D. Medical Director Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach In 2013, more than 11,000 children under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer, and hundreds will die of the disease. Although survival rates for many childhood cancers have improved dramatically over the past few decades, cancer […]

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Commentary: Keeping tax dollars close to home

August 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Commentary

By Laurie Angel I am an Uptown Girl. Not necessarily in the way Billy Joel sang in his 1983 hit with Christie Brinkley in the music video, but from uptown (the place). Located in the northwest portion of Long Beach, uptown is a huge area, generally north of the 405 Freeway to the city limits […]

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Commentary: It’s not just about time at this gem of a jewelry-repair shop

August 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Commentary

By Betty Karnette Rush-a-Fix at 495 West Willow St. is a friendly local shop in the Wrigley area that is frequented by local residents. They know this is a dependable shop that is open Monday through Saturday from 11am until 6pm with well-informed people behind the glass storefront. There is also interesting jewelry available at […]

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Commentary: Local urban agriculture has underlying issues that need to be addressed

July 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Commentary

By Deborah Turner, Humane educator This is targeted at the residents of Long Beach and Signal Hill, California. Many of you reading this may reside outside of our area, but this may pertain to you in the future as a new urban-farming movement is gaining momentum. I only mean to inform you, not to influence […]

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