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Entries from December 31st, 2009

Little League Signups

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Around Town

Baseball, softball and challenger players can register to participate in the 2010 season on Saturday, January 2, 9 or 16 from 11am to 3pm at El Dorado Field #6 (the big league field behind the skate park), at the intersection of Studebaker Rd. and Spring St. Online registration is available at plazalittleleague.com.

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Comparing ‘John Hancocks’ may help those climbing family tree

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Liz Myers Questing Heirs Genealogical Society Very few of us have ancestors with names like Marcus Welby or Jed Clampett– distinctive names that are rarely duplicated. Both first names and family names associated with specific ethnic groups can be quite common. For the Irish, saint names such as Patrick, Michael and John are popular, […]

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Great-great grandmother “Jerry” remembered

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Geraldine “Jerry” Wilma Fosnaugh, Signal Hill city clerk Kathee Pacheco’s mother, passed away quietly in her sleep on December 14th. The 90-year-old great-great grandmother is survived by her husband Harland, daughter Kathee, son-in-law Al, three grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.

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Thoughts from the Publisher

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

Happy New Year’s! Those words have been in the air for the last few days and will linger there for a few more. Many of us look at the New Year as an opportunity to start life anew with big resolutions, like to quit smoking, diet or to simply make small changes in our lives.

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A commentary on commentaries

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Commentary

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer I kept trying to figure out what bothered me so much about the Dec. 25, 2009 commentary “The First Christmas Gift” by staff writer Nick Diamantides. There’s the obvious– I’m a Jew and we don’t believe in telling God that we “want to receive Christ” as our Lord and Savior. […]

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