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Entries from September 27th, 2013

LB candidates prohibited from transferring funds from past campaigns, attorney says

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Under municipal code, political candidates running for Long Beach city offices are banned from transferring funds left over from former campaigns, said a Los Angeles attorney in a statement that was sent to candidates last week. Ruben Duran, attorney for Burke, Williams & Sorensen, issued the statement on Friday, Sept. 20 […]

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14 questions for local artist Bob Winberry

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Imitating Life

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor In 100 words or less, what do you do as an artist? I combine camera with computer to create images that border between photography and illustration. As I shoot digital, I tweak every photo out of the camera first to create the look I like, then I move on to illustrate […]

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For the artistically adventurous, LB Museum has some ‘dirty little pictures’ to share

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Art Review

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor After recently telling an artist friend about a slightly titillating painting I’m working on, he asked me a simple yet exciting and thought-provoking question: “If you could do anything you wanted with the piece, with absolutely no limitations whatsoever, what would you do with it?” I was jostled! It was as […]

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Cal Rep’s Blackbird is honest, surprising 90-minute confrontation between victim and victimizer

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Culture

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor The dirty employee break room of a dental-pharmaceutical company is the setting. Garbage cans overflow with empty potato-chip bags, candy-bar wrappers and soda cans. A hodgepodge of chairs also characterizes the room; some are even sitting atop tables. A water cooler is in the background, with paper-cone cups at the ready […]

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Thoughts from the Publisher

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart Being affiliated with a newspaper certainly has its perks. Case in point: Back in July, I was invited to Knott’s Berry Farm’s press conference where they were to unveil plans for their 41st Halloween Haunt celebration. Although I had never attended the actual event, I figured the preview would be a non-scary […]

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