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Entries from April 24th, 2008

Wrigley Neighborhood Association Group meeting looks at ways to attack criminal activity from all sides

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments · News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer In the last two decades police agencies throughout the United States have changed their crime-fighting tactics. Just arresting the bad guys is no longer enough. Nowadays, the cops are partnering with local communities, prosecutors and special task forces to make life miserable for the criminal element and help steer troubled […]

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Vicki’s View : Bunbury gives life to various unseen literary characters at the Long Beach Playhouse

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Vicki's View

The Long Beach Playhouse has taken what could be both a giant leap and a swan dive with Bunbury, a flight of fancy that turns all of great literature on its ear. Based on a nonexistent “character” from my favorite play, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Bunbury brings the device Bunbury to life […]

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Spotlight on Advertisers : It’s a Grind

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Spotlight on Advertisers

Did you know that It’s a Grind caters? The coffeehouse offers delicious muffins, scones, croissants, cinnamon rolls and bagels. They can cater any size meeting with delicious, fresh-brewed coffees. And they offer flavored and decaf as well. It’s a Grind locations include 2162 E. Willow Street in Signal Hill, 4245 Atlantic Avenue in Bixby Knolls […]

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Local playwright puts personal story of love and loss onstage at Found Theatre

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment

Just when you think you’ve got love right, everything goes wrong. The Found Theatre is presenting a brand-new play by Long Beach writer Todd Cunningham about life, love and spirits. Directed by Virginia DeMoss, The Good Hours features a cast of Found regulars: Mike Brown, Barbara Duncan, Joyce Hackett, Kay Richey and John Sturgeon, as […]

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Remotely Familiar : A couch critic unearths obscure cinematic jewels

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment, Remotely Familiar

by Cory Bilicko A stay-at-home film critic examines obscure titles in our new section

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