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Entries from March 26th, 2010

Budgeting that meets the need, not the greed

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

By Dan Pressburg Although many people have called for a “zero-base budget” where everything is looked at and everything is accounted for based on the need and benefit, our city plods along with the traditional budget where revenues do not seem to arrive as forecasted and cuts are never deep enough to reform government in […]

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Thoughts from the Publisher

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

By Neena Strichart Tuesday morning I had what I consider to be a real dream come true. After last week receiving an invitation to a Social Security Administration (SSA) press conference set in Beverly Hills for 10am March 23, I practically held my breath until the big day arrived. Why would I be so excited […]

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Medical marijuana regulations adopted by LB City Council

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The times they are a changing. Twenty-five years ago, who would have thought that one day it would be legal to grow pot in indoor gardens right here in Iowa By The Sea, aka Long Beach, California? But that’s exactly what is about to happen now that the Long Beach […]

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The Campaign Trail

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · The Campaign Trail

Democratic Congressional candidate Peter Mathews received the endorsement of The Gardena Valley Democratic Club last week at the organization’s candidates endorsement meeting. Dan Pressburg, candidate for Long Beach’s 9th District City Council, announced last weekend that he is withdrawing from the race because of health problems. The following is the statement he released:

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Cedars-Sinai releases new finding on heart treatments

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Health, News

Physician scientists from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute presented new findings last week on the effectiveness of routine aspirin therapy for preventing heart disease, a drug therapy for atrial fibrillation and the role left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) may play in weight reduction for obese patients with chronic end-stage heart failure who are considered for heart […]

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