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Entries from July 26th, 2013

Coyote attack on 2-year-old girl at Cypress cemetery spurs fears of a growing problem

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer An incident in which a coyote attacked a 2-year-old girl at a Cypress cemetery last week has incited fears in some local residents that the coyote population in Southern California has become a growing problem. “They’ve let this go too long, and this is why [coyotes are] attacking human beings now,” […]

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Thoughts from the Publisher

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart I find it hard to believe that my 40th high-school reunion is just weeks away. Attending Long Beach’s Woodrow Wilson High School in the ‘70s was quite an experience. That was where many of us made our long-term decisions on careers, love interests, music preferences and life-long friends. We attended school during […]

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Lillian Kawasaki remembered as environmental leader and ‘brilliant, dedicated and passionate’ public official

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Lillian Kawasaki, a director for the Water Replenishment District (WRD) of Southern California for the past six years and a longtime Los Angeles city official who was instrumental in air- and water- quality initiatives, passed away July 18. She was 62. Kawasaki, the first Asian-American woman to be appointed as general […]

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Phil Trani’s restaurant in Long Beach featured on episode of Food Network Star

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Community

Sean Belk Staff Writer Phil Trani’s restaurant, a place frequented by socialites and sports superstars for years, will be featured on an episode of the reality TV show Food Network Star that will air this Sunday, July 28, at 6pm. The Bixby Knolls restaurant, located at 3490 Long Beach Blvd., will set the stage for […]

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Got a yen for sushi? Want to spice things up with some Thai? For either craving, look no further than Your House

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Culture

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor Though both Japan and Thailand are Asian countries, they’re separated by more than 2,000 miles of the China Sea and parts of China itself. Restaurants that present the fare of both cultures may not seem like intuitively obvious options, but they’re popping up across our country anyhow– from Miami, Florida to […]

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