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Entries from May 24th, 2007

St. Mary’s makes spiritual care a priority

May 24th, 2007 · No Comments · Health

A recent study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reveals that more than 70 percent of patients surveyed with less than a year to live said their spiritual needs were not met by hospital chaplains or others in the health care system. “Where some hospitals do not make spiritual care a priority, we do,” said […]

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Health and Wellness Expo spotlights local businesses

May 24th, 2007 · No Comments · Business, Health

By Neena Strichart, Publisher Hosting more than three dozen health-related informational booths, the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association’s (BKBIA) Health and Wellness Expo went off without a hitch. Taking place Saturday, the event featured local health professionals, health care organizations and exercise-themed businesses—all on hand to offer information and details about their companies.

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Ward’s Furniture closes one LB door, opens another

May 24th, 2007 · No Comments · Business, Focus On Business

By Ofelia Saenz, Staff Writer In 1941, Karl and Dolly Ward sold their 1937 Plymouth and used the money, along with a small loan from a friend, to open Ward’s Furniture in the Wrigley neighborhood of Long Beach. In spite of bad timing (just one month later, the United States entered World War II), the […]

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31 Cent Scoop Night gives to community

May 24th, 2007 · No Comments · Business

Baskin-Robbins kicked off summer with a special 31 Cent Scoop Night May 2. The event also helped the Long Beach Fire Department raise funds as the corporation encouraged the local firehouses to attend and collect donations. On the 31 Cent Scoop Night, Jane Ho, owner/operator of two Baskin-Robbins stores along Atlantic Avenue, partnered with Long […]

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Vicki’s View : An Ideal Husband on LB Playhouse’s Mainstage

May 24th, 2007 · No Comments · Entertainment, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman, Arts & Entertainment Editor Wilde’s traits show up in wild mystery for An Ideal Husband on Playhouse’s Mainstage For me the amusement began before the play even started, as I read the cast of characters. The roster’s names are themselves enough to elicit a smile and encourage a chuckle.

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