A cargo ship enlisted by the U.S. Coast Guard discovered Madsen in the water with her boat, Row of Life, late Monday. Madsen was 1,100 miles and 60 days into her journey. She turned 60 at sea on May 10.
Clark helped shape Long Beach as it is today, playing pivotal roles in the foundation of El Dorado Park, Downtown’s redevelopment, the Grand Prix and the Queen Mary, which he rode on its final voyage in 1967.
The chief and others plan to be at Mathews’ funeral next week, and the department sent out condolences on social media, with pictures showing her wide smile—and, of course, giving the chief a kiss.
Longtime Long Beach Press-Telegram columnist and community stalwart Tom Hennessy died Saturday of heart complications, triggering a collective mourning on behalf of community members and leaders.
Long Beach native Derrick Cleveland was living out his dream as an Army soldier when his life was suddenly cut short by a car crash Friday night.
The homeless community of Long Beach’s Bixby Park mourned for the loss of one of its own on Thursday afternoon.