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Mother’s Day festivities date back to ancient Greeks

May 8th, 2008 · No Comments · Special Section

Courtesy of www.dayformothers.com The history of Mother’s Day is centuries old and goes back to the times of ancient Greeks, who held festivities to honor Rhea, the mother of the gods. The early Christians celebrated the Mother’s festival on the fourth Sunday of Lent to honor Mary, the mother of Christ. Later on, a religious […]

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Special to the Signal Tribune : Capturing Memories

February 21st, 2008 · No Comments · Special Section

By Rachael Rifkin We all encounter stories on a daily basis. There are fictional stories, factual stories, gossip stories, funny stories and, if you’re unlucky, long-winded stories about the boil your Uncle Milt recently had on his nose. In my family, however, stories weren’t merely a way of life, they were a passion.

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Resolve to make reasonable resolutions you can keep

January 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Special Section

By Neena Strichart Publisher New year’s resolutions are an annual tradition. Lose weight, quit smoking, spend more time with family, drink less, rest more, rest less—- the list of self promises and public proclamations are as diverse as are the people who make them.

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Rancho Los Alamitos to host children’s fall Harvest Festival with ‘big top’ attractions

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, Special Section

Children of all ages are asked to “step right up” to the annual Children’s Fall Harvest Festival at Rancho Los Alamitos on Sunday, Oct. 28. This year’s carnival theme will include live entertainment, sideshows, games and crafts that are free to the public.

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Carnival gives away one ton of free treats

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, Special Section

Grace Brethren Church of Long Beach will host its 12th annual Community Carnival Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 3601 Linden Avenue in Long Beach. The event will take place in the church’s three-acre parking lot.

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