Last year’s most expensive home went for $4.45 million, while this year’s highest price paid was $7.25 million.
Surely 2020 turned out to be the worst one yet for many millions of people. If nothing else, it’s unified the world in a hatred for a year expressed in every language.
Microscopic toxic compounds cause most of wildfires’ bad health effects, said a professor of environmental chemistry at the University of Washington. “If you’re seeing the big particles like those covering your car, absolutely there will also be the more dangerous particulate matter.”
Houses are virtually flying off the shelves in the East Long Beach real estate market, according to area Realtors, who are seeing homes sell quickly, and often for more than their listing price.
Trebek, the popular host of the long-running “Jeopardy!” game show died last Sunday at the age of 80. We remember his trip to the Long Beach Grand Prix.
It was clear sailing for our race contestants on a sunny Sunday, when the elephant took an early lead, which it would not relinquish.
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.