header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'Reminiscing with Rachael'

Charming and charitable

February 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Reminiscing with Rachael

By Rachael Rifkin Memoirist Elizabeth “Betty” Moffitt is always looking for ways to help people. Family, church and charity work are her life. This October, she will be celebrating both her 90th birthday and her 60th year as a member and volunteer at the Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist on Atlantic Avenue. “My grandmother is […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Cal Heights Neighborhood Group active since WWII

September 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Community, Reminiscing with Rachael

By Rachael Rifkin Memoirist In California Heights, there is a women’s group that has been active for more than 60 years, with members from all age groups and all walks of life. But you won’t find this club advertised in any local newsletter or posted on any bulletin board. In fact, originally you couldn’t even […]

[Read more →]

Tags:··

It Literally Takes a Village

July 10th, 2008 · No Comments · Reminiscing with Rachael

By Rachael Rifkin Memoirist It took Long Beach resident Georgann Gall more than 30 years to get to Africa. She first applied for the Peace Corps at the age of 17, but there were a couple of stops she had to make before she was ready to go. “I sent for Peace Corps information when […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Brayton Avenue knows the value of good neighbors

June 13th, 2008 · No Comments · Reminiscing with Rachael

By Rachael Rifkin Memoirist When looking for a place to live, a good neighborhood can be just as important as the number of bedrooms or the size of the kitchen. A good neighbor, on the other hand, isn’t something we seek; it’s something we hope for. Which makes finding a good neighbor somewhat like accidentally […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Remembering Bob Lee

May 1st, 2008 · No Comments · Reminiscing with Rachael

Community activist Robert “Bob” Lee was always on the lookout for a new challenge. Whether he was selling cars, managing his oil wells or serving as a member of the Signal Hill Historical Society and the Central and Westside Redevelopment Project Area Committees (PACs), Lee gave every project his all. Lee died of heart failure […]

[Read more →]

Tags: