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Entries from July 24th, 2008

Memoir details wine connoisseur’s travels to Italy in Passion on the Vine

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments · food

Paula Moulton has lived enough life for several people. She is sharing her unique story of struggle, despair, hope and triumph through her insightful memoir and wine making guide Seasons Among the Vines: Life Lessons from the California Wine Country. Moulton’s poignant memoir is part manual on natural grape farming techniques that inspires readers outside […]

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Nonprofit gets grant to train youth for workforce

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Business

Accord Community First, a nonprofit organization, has been awarded a $520,000 grant from Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network to provide educational training for youth 18 to 21 within the utility and retail industries. Based upon industry focus groups, conversations with utility employers and research, Accord Board Chairman Larry Uyeda said, “Over the next three to […]

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Curley’s patrons get jazzed with vintage music

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment, Listen to this

By Athena Mekis Special to the Signal Tribune During Signal Hill’s oil heyday, Curley’s was famous for cashing checks while their customers grabbed a beer. Those who contributed to the oil industry relate to the oil signs and pictures adorning the walls. The generations of families who have become patrons of the restaurant know why […]

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21st Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival to offer an eclectic lineup

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment

The Long Beach Jazz Festival takes place the weekend of August 8, 9, and 10. Once again, the festival venue is the seaside setting of Rainbow Lagoon Park on Shoreline Drive, where, for two decades now, thousands of faithful music fans have made the Long Beach Jazz Festival (LBJF) an annual family affair. True to […]

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Garage asks big questions in Last Days

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment

The Garage Theatre will present Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, a play that James Martin SJ, the original production’s theological advisor, says tackles “Jesus, Judas, and Life’s Big Questions.”

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