Author: Rich Archbold

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Lt. Col. Sam Sachs survived the D-Day invasion in Normandy June 6, 1944 while flying in a glider. He's lived to 103 and loves... [Read More]
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Nancy Higginson, who helped countless less-fortunate people in Long Beach through her volunteer work as president and board member of more nonprofits than just about... [Read More]
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A Long Beach couple's love is so strong, they married twice. [Read More]
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Bishop Sheridan McDaniel set the tone for the day: "We are going to celebrate the life of a giant, a champion, an all-star, a great,... [Read More]
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Willie Brown, one of the greatest athletes ever to come out of the Long Beach, wanted his service to be held at Poly, a school... [Read More]
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Lifelong friendship starts in projects for Long Beach football heroes. [Read More]
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The Kelloggs called their project "30 by 25" – 30 stadiums by the time Trevor, then a mere lad of 7, turned 25. [Read More]
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Jeffery, 74, died July 22 after a short battle with cancer. ... [Read More]
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When I walked into the old Press-Telegram building at Sixth and Pine on my first day on the job, July 31, 1978, I had no... [Read More]
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Jeffery, 74, died Sunday after a short battle with cancer, according to Brian McCall, executive board chairman of Long Beach Search & Rescue Explorer Post... [Read More]
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There are needy kids in Long Beach still waiting in line to go to a summer camp in the mountains. You can help those youngsters'... [Read More]
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The block party started in 1958 as the brainchild of the late Helen Hicks who wanted to have a humanitarian cause in addition to celebrating... [Read More]
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A chance encounter between a working mother on her way to work and a toddler, wearing only a diaper and wandering alone on a Long... [Read More]
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Tom McEwen, the legendary "Mongoose" of drag racing fame who died earlier this month, got his start racing hot rods as a teenager on the... [Read More]
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An early history of Long Beach movers and shakers said young George Bixby "had before him constantly a vision of the wonderful possibilities of Long... [Read More]
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Long Beach restaurateur John Morris grew up poor in Widnes, once called "the dirtiest town" in England because of its chemical plants, and never dreamed... [Read More]
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Gov. Deukmejian was a man with a wry, dry wit. A man who could laugh at life, at politics – and at himself. [Read More]
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The Press-Telegram has partnered with the Community Foundation to send kids to camps operated in the San Bernardino Mountains by the Big 5 youth agencies:... [Read More]
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Wendy Quiñonez was experiencing domestic violence, living in her car and battling mental health problems, but she never gave up on her dream of going... [Read More]
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A memorial service to celebrate the life of former Gov. George Deukmejian will take place Saturday, June 9, at 1 p.m. at the Terrace Theater... [Read More]
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