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Entries Tagged as 'Offbeat Occupations'

Construction worker gets musical with debut album

April 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Offbeat Occupations

By Heather Posey Staff Writer With music in her soul, Signal Hill resident Willonna Green has put her passion to work on her debut album So Special, but as a new artist awaiting her big break, the jazz-and-blues artist spends her days as a heavy-equipment operator for a construction company. Yet with a song in […]

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Offbeat Occupations : SH manufacturer turns fabric scraps into guitar straps

April 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Business, Offbeat Occupations

By Heather Posey Staff Writer Lately the world is going green with environmental conscientiousness. But with the surplus of wasted materials, local Signal Hill manufacturer Couch has found a way of turning others’ trash into their personal treasure with their one-of-a-kind belts and guitar straps.

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Wedding officiant makes ceremonies a celebration

February 14th, 2008 · No Comments · Offbeat Occupations

By Heather Posey Staff Writer For those in the mood for love, wedding officiant Alan Katz wants to bring lovebirds together. A performer and entrepreneur, Katz has made a business marrying couples throughout southern California and being a part of what he calls “the best show in town.”

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Bradley birthing instructor keeps childbirth natural

January 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Offbeat Occupations

By Heather Posey Staff Writer A woman’s pregnancy can be an emotionally and physically intense time for any and all involved. But for those looking for a nurturing alternative to traditional childbirth methods, local birthing instructor Andrea Gamble gives mothers and fathers-to-be a helping hand.

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Angels in the Attic blends yesteryear’s look with today’s dolls

December 20th, 2007 · No Comments · Offbeat Occupations

Angels in the Attic owner Jeannie Bork and daughter Jillian display their line of handcrafted doll clothes. Heather Posey/Signal Tribune

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