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Entries from November 30th, 2012

Helping hands

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

With the holidays fast approaching, the giving spirit is in full swing in Long Beach. Senator Alan Lowenthal and The Children’s Clinic, “Serving Children and Their Families” (TCC) sponsored Thanksgiving dinner for several families on Nov. 21. The healthy trimmings included fresh green beans, sweet potatoes, whole-wheat bread and more in addition to the vouchers […]

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Around Town

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Around Town

A DIFFERENT KIND OF SCHOOL SHOPPING What 6th Annual Holiday Marketplace Who Newcomb Academy Where 7020 E. Brittain St. When Friday, Nov. 30 from 5pm to 8:30pm More Info This year’s holiday marketplace, which supports the NA-PTSA student programs, will feature holiday tunes by the Millikan High School Jazz Band, warm drinks, desserts and caroling […]

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Local fallen hero to be honored at Wreaths Across America ceremony

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The annual Wreaths Across America ceremony at Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center at 9am on Saturday, Dec. 15 will include a tribute to Sergeant Thomas R. MacPherson, who was recently killed in Afghanistan, with the commemoration of a Hometown Hero banner in his honor. MacPherson, a US Army Ranger, 26, was killed in […]

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MemorialCare announces agreement to purchase certain Universal Care assets

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The nonprofit MemorialCare Health System announced this week an agreement to purchase specific assets of Signal Hill-based Universal Care and the filing of an application for its newly formed Seaside Health Plan to become a California licensed health plan. Seaside is organized to support managed Medi-Cal members and prepare for the California Children’s Services (CCS) […]

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Long Beach Marine finds iden​tity through life of ministry

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

He sat alone with the chaplain in the back of a CH-53 Super Stallion loaded down with artillery ammunition as it flew through the dark skies of Afghanistan with the twinkle of small-arms fire glimmering from far below. Chief Petty Officer Andrew P. Stanley, the group religious program specialist for 2nd Marine Logistics Group, said […]

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