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Letter to the Editor: Art appreciation

April 11th, 2014 · Letters to the Editor

I would like to thank everyone over there at the Tribune. You guys did a great job [“Imitating Life: A portrait of local artist Alex Garcia,” March 28, 2014], so thank you for the opportunity. It’s a great publication. [Read more →]

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Letter to the Editor: More to ‘Know’

April 11th, 2014 · Letters to the Editor

I am surprised at all the debate over the Taxpayer’s Right to Know and Vote measure. Seems to be a lot of misinformation and aggression on this topic, especially towards the City Council.
Hard to believe such a small group of “concerned citizens” would create so much controversy. Each week it’s the same names representing Signal Hill Community First (SHCF)– Maria Harris and Carol Churchill. Seems they are the voice of SHCF. [Read more →]

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Long Beach Police Foundation elects new board officers

April 11th, 2014 · News

The board of directors of the Long Beach Police Foundation (LBPF) recently elected a new executive committee.
Bruce DD MacRae, vice president of State Government Affairs for UPS, was elected president.
“It is an honor to be voted in as the new president of this great foundation,” MacRae said. [Read more →]

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Man dead after apparent argument leads to stabbing

April 11th, 2014 · News

A man is dead after being stabbed in the 2000 block of Locust Avenue, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
On Tuesday, April 8, at approximately 1:20am, Long Beach police officers responded to a call regarding a person screaming. When officers arrived, they discovered a male adult inside a residence who appeared to have sustained stab wounds to the upper torso. Officers detained an adult male who may have been involved in the incident. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded, and the victim was determined deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Akheem Johnson, 27, of Long Beach. [Read more →]

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Congressmember Lowenthal, HLAA’s national executive director visit organization’s local chapter

April 11th, 2014 · Community

Courtesy HLAA From left: Maxine Barton-Bauman, who hosted an April 6 meet-and-greet for the Long Beach/Lakewood chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America; Anna Gilmore Hall, the national organization’s new executive director; and Congressmember Alan Lowenthal, who represents California’s 47th District

Courtesy HLAA
From left: Maxine Barton-Bauman, who hosted an April 6 meet-and-greet for the Long Beach/Lakewood chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America; Anna Gilmore Hall, the national organization’s new executive director; and Congressmember Alan Lowenthal, who represents California’s 47th District


United States Congressmember Alan Lowenthal (D-CA– 47th) made a surprise visit during an April 6 meet-and-greet hosted by the Long Beach/Lakewood chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) in the home of chapter member Maxine Barton-Bauman. During the visit, Lowenthal met Anna Gilmore Hall, the new executive director of the HLAA, who had traveled from the national HLAA headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland to help officially kick off the Walk4Hearing scheduled to take place June 1 at Shoreline Park in Long Beach. [Read more →]

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