My wife, daughter Hannah and I sitting at one end of the 12-foot bar and our son Ray at the other, all of us bound up in winter coats and masks while the sibling dogs Annie and Jasper beg and bark piteously for scraps.
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.
Who’s going to fault a state lawmaker for taking a break from the grueling job of doing whatever it is he does on the mainland for a few days at Wailea Beach?
Just one meeting a month—one for November and one for December—is too cavalier of a pace for a city that is, like all American cities, in the midst of a very serious financial and health catastrophe.
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.