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Entries from December 31st, 2009

Wheely Willy goes to dog heaven after touching thousands of lives

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer It’s not unusual for someone to say that their dog is their best friend. But when thousands of people call the same dog their best friend, that canine is nothing less than a hero. Such was the case of Wheely Willy, a 4-pound, paraplegic Chihuahua that passed away recently at […]

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Police still asking public’s help in finding hit-and-run driver who injured woman

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Somebody out there knows who was driving the car that struck Linda Vitale as she was crossing the street about two-and-a-half weeks ago. The victim’s friends and the Long Beach Police Department are hoping the person or persons who know will step forward so that justice can be done.

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Be A Bookworm

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Around Town

The January 2010 selection for the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association’s Literary Society is Wonderland by Joyce Carol Oates. The next Society meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 7pm at the Richard Goad Theatre, 4250 Atlantic Ave. Call (562) 997-1494.

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Adventures in Cardiovascular Medicine

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Around Town

Respected cardiologist and Harvard Medical School professor of medicine Dr. Eugene Braunwald will give a talk on cardiovascular medicine on Jan. 8 at 4:30pm in the Van Dyke Theater at Long Beach Memorial, 2801 Atlantic Avenue. Call (562) 933-7174 to register.

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Mandarin Classes Come to Los Cerritos

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Around Town

Starting this January, Los Cerritos Elementary School, in conjunction with Savior Faire Language School, will begin offering Mandarin classes to all elementary age children. The course kicks off with a demonstration class on Friday, Jan. 9 at 2:45pm, and will be held regularly on Tuesdays from Jan. 19-Mar. 23 at the Los Cerritos School Library, […]

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