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Entries from December 27th, 2007

Spotlight on Advertisers : Four Olives Café

December 27th, 2007 · No Comments · Entertainment, Spotlight on Advertisers

Four Olives Café presents “one great meal served at two great times,” along with dancing to swing and blues music by Brad Wilson. Tickets, $110 each, include a four-course dinner, party favors and a Champagne toast. Guests can watch the balloons drop at either the “East Coast seating” at 7 p.m. or the “West Coast […]

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Disenfranchised Catholics flocking to breakaway church

December 27th, 2007 · No Comments · Community

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer For the past 13 years, local Catholics estranged from the Roman Catholic Church for one reason or another, have flocked to the Good Shepherd Church, which offers all the sacraments and still performs the Mass, but is no longer under the direct authority of the Pope. “This particular parish is […]

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State Assembly passes landmark healthcare reform

December 27th, 2007 · No Comments · Health, News

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer The California State Assembly, backed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, passed a landmark healthcare reform bill last week. How the bill will fare in an upcoming State Senate vote is not certain, but initial surveys show many residents of the state favor the legislation. “California has taken a giant step forward […]

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Pilot program targets diabetes through education, exercise

December 27th, 2007 · No Comments · Health

The Fairfield Family YMCA and the Long Beach Diabetes Collaborative plans to implement a 12-month pilot project in North Long Beach to bring new services to the area for persons with or at-risk for diabetes.

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Major league catcher Steve Yeager returns to Long Beach to join Armada

December 27th, 2007 · No Comments · Sports

The Long Beach Armada recently announced that 15-year major league catcher Steve Yeager has been signed as the new field manager of the Armada. In addition to his playing career, the 1981 World Series MVP has managed and coached in the independent minor leagues and in the Dodger farm system at levels up through Triple-A. […]

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