Local longtime community activist Gail Murchison Powell, who died on April 19 in Long Beach at the age of 68, will be posthumously honored as Female Community Grand Marshal for the 2010 Pride Festival. Powell was active in political campaigns and marched with Caesar Chavez. She was an active member of Long Beach Gay Pride, […]
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May 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Obituary
Submitted by Casey Carver James “Jim” Fontaine, who served almost 30 years over two different career paths at the Long Beach Police Department, died in Long Beach on March 20. He was 82 years old. Carl Vaughn, an old friend who worked with Jim for many years in the Long Beach jail, said of his […]
March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Obituary
Paul Stuart Kemner died March 1, 2010 of heart failure at the age of 88 in Long Beach, California. Born April 22, 1921 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Paul moved to Long Beach in 1923 and attended Lowell Elementary, Jefferson Junior High, Wilson High and Long Beach City College. An avid surfer as a boy, Paul was […]
October 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Obituary
Friendly, honest and fair, William Bernard “the Dood” Eastman was a supportive father, husband and local business proprietor. As the owner of A-1 Home Appliance, he earned a reputation as a trustworthy and likable employer. He passed away October 8 at the age of 92. Bill was born in Porterville, California, and grew up in […]