Cars, motorcycles, bike and street cars all tied boilers, cans, dishpans and other noisemakers behind their vehicles and raised a racket down Pine Avenue and up Ocean Boulevard.
Things are slowly returning to, if not pre-COVID level, then at least to bringing a bit of walking-around money to the city department in charge of bringing in money from film work and special events in the city.
“It won’t be suddenly the new hot place in Long Beach,” said Dan D’Sa, The Grand’s vice president. “We’re going to slowly let it grow, just let it mature by itself.”
Deep in Dixie, Mississippi, bless its heart, became the last Southern state to jettison a state flag with a Confederate-themed battle flag component.
If a Biden/Harris administration offers Garcia a position, to be among those they bring aboard for a great team, would he turn it down?
Labor and police unions, Roger Stonesque campaign managers, chiefs of various staffs, families of candidates and, of course the candidates themselves—it’s hard to find anyone who’s been behaving civilly since the primaries.
An LA Times columnist wrote, “The voters not only threw a monkey wrench into the civic machine; they threw the whole blooming machine over a cliff.”
We took a ride on the last JetBlue flight to leave and return to Long Beach, a quick voyage to Salt Lake City. The airline was a dependable and beloved fixture that’s been running out of Long Beach Airport for two decades, until relations soured with the city of Long Beach.
It was a rare bridge drive during which I didn’t think about earthquakes, other than the fact that I kinda wanted one.
Grand Prix CEO Jim Michaelian says he hopes to know by November or December if it’s plausible to hold the 2021 race in April.