County health officials closely watching murine typhus

CJ Dablo Staff Writer Local health officials are closely tracking murine typhus after two counties noted a rise in the number of people who have been exposed to the disease in recent years. Even though both counties of Los Angeles and Orange have made efforts to alert the public about the increase in the number of…

Councilmembers open dialogue between residents and city employees

Athena Mekis Staff Writer A bottom-up approach was used at the second North Long Beach Community Assembly Oct. 22 as residents and city employees discussed recent accomplishments and possible solutions to city plights. Eighth District Councilmember Rae Gabelich and 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal hosted the assembly at Dooley Elementary School, presenting speakers from the…

Thoughts from the Publisher

Neena Strichart Publisher Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. When I was little, going trick-or-treating was so exciting that I rarely slept the night or two before. Planning the costume was the best part– well, maybe second best to all the free candy. Having little money to spend on such things as…