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Entries from October 27th, 2012

Vol. 34 No. 21 – October 26, 2012

October 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Full Issue

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Signal Hill tank farm spills 4,200 gallons of crude oil and water onto local streets

October 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer An above-ground tank farm at the 2700 block of North Olive Street in Signal Hill spilled 42,000 gallons of crude oil and water onto streets near Long Beach Memorial Medical Center on Tuesday, causing authorities to block off a section of Atlantic Avenue between Willow and Spring streets for nearly two […]

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Living Legends, Unsung Heroes
Long Beach resident changed ham radio history

October 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Community, News

Rachael Rifkin Contributing Writer Curious people have an intrinsic interest in the world around them. This is especially true of 95-year-old Nate Brightman, whose many accomplishments have left an indelible mark on Long Beach. In addition to his longtime service with the Red Cross, he is best known for creating the Queen Mary’s popular radio […]

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Schroeder Hall plans for police substation and mentally-ill homeless facility inching forward

October 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Plans to reutilize the US Army’s surplus property known as Schroeder Hall as a new eastside Long Beach Police substation have gained traction in recent months, despite the proposal still calling for a mentally-ill homeless treatment center to be placed near the site, which residents have fervently fought for years. City […]

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Stories of departed locals to be unearthed during cemetery tour

October 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

Among the hundreds of tombstones at two of the oldest cemeteries in Long Beach, 11 of the locals buried there will share their tales of crime, tragedy and scandal. It will happen Saturday, Oct. 27, during the Historical Society of Long Beach’s (HSLB) 17th annual Historical Cemetery Tour at the Long Beach Municipal and Sunnyside […]

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