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Powell to be posthumously honored as Pride marshal

May 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Obituary

Local longtime community activist Gail Murchison Powell, who died on April 19 in Long Beach at the age of 68, will be posthumously honored as Female Community Grand Marshal for the 2010 Pride Festival. Powell was active in political campaigns and marched with Caesar Chavez. She was an active member of Long Beach Gay Pride, […]

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Co-worker remembers former police officer Jim Fontaine

April 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Obituary

Submitted by Casey Carver James “Jim” Fontaine, who served almost 30 years over two different career paths at the Long Beach Police Department, died in Long Beach on March 20. He was 82 years old. Carl Vaughn, an old friend who worked with Jim for many years in the Long Beach jail, said of his […]

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