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Entries from October 30th, 2009

Haunted house? Or just re-possessed?

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Art, Community

Photos and story by Cory Bilicko Staff Writer Few mortals are aware of the spooky little castle that sits ominously in Long Beach’s Wrigley neighborhood. Perhaps the skeletons and decapitated heads shock those who do pass by into a state of apoplexy, or maybe it’s the moat that keeps them away. The strangest attribute of […]

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Work begins on Rosie the Riveter Park, interpretive center

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Gerrie Schipske’s dream of having a city park that pays perpetual tribute to the women who worked in America’s factories during World War II leaped toward reality on Monday morning, when Schipske, who is the 5th District Long Beach City Councilwoman, and several other dignitaries, participated in the groundbreaking ceremony […]

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Roberto Uranga drops out of 7th District race; Tonia plans write-in campaign

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Roberto Uranga is no longer seeking to be elected as Long Beach City Councilman for the 7th District. On Thursday morning, his wife, incumbent 7th District Councilwoman Tonia Reyes-Uranga, announced that she will seek reelection as a write-in candidate. Uranga, who is a member of the Long Beach Community College […]

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Doctor answers common questions seniors ask about H1N1 flu

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Health

By Dr. Balu Gadhe CareMore Health Plan Many doctors are being asked by their senior patients about their risk for the H1N1 virus. Here are a few key answers to inform seniors about what they need to do to prepare for this year’s flu season. Are people 65 and older at risk for contracting the […]

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Health department issues info on fleaborne typhus

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Health

The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) is alerting the public about fleaborne typhus, a disease transmitted by fleas. Since July 2009, eight cases of fleaborne typhus have been reported among Long Beach residents throughout the city– an increase over previous years. All of the reported cases had potential […]

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