Volunteers sought for Thanksgiving meal delivery program

The nonprofit group Faith in Action/Volunteer Action for Aging is seeking volunteers for this year’s Thanksgiving meal delivery program for older and disabled adults who have minimal resources and opportunities for holiday celebrations with family and friends. The undertaking has been a local tradition for more than 18 years.

Speech Therapy Gets the Royal Treatment

Submitted by The Stuttering Foundation of America With the release of the new movie, The King’s Speech, starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush, it is most timely to highlight the plight of those who stutter and the resources that are available to them. This incredibly complex disorder affects more than three million people in this…

Veterans Saluted

Last Saturday’s Long Beach Veterans Day Parade featured bands, military processionals, veterans groups, grand marshals, local dignitaries, children’s groups, law-enforcement vehicles and personnel as well as local businesses showing their appreciation for veterans.

Cold weather comforts

By Carol Berg Sloan RD Nutritionist Although we live in Long Beach (which most of the country thinks is in perpetual summer), fall is here, which in turn influences our palette to lean towards cold-weather comfort foods and seasonal, traditional favorites.

Tending to Business

By Betty Karnette Columnist When you walk in the door of the building on the southeast corner of Willow Street and Magnolia Avenue, you immediately feel like friendly people must be associated with the variety that meets your eye. It’s even difficult to tell the difference between the shopper and the person who’s there to help…