Author: Rich Archbold

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I guess the main reason for sending cards at Christmas is the immense satisfaction it gives me in connecting with so many of my far-flung... [Read More]
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One of Lourdes Ramos' major tasks is to attract a new generation of museum visitors, especially younger people. [Read More]
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When the Queen Mary arrived in Long Beach excitement and optimism filled the air as public officials boasted that the ship would attract worldwide attention... [Read More]
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"I thought I had to be tough and handle it alone, but I discovered that sometimes you have to be weak to be strong. Now,... [Read More]
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Susan Dilday said she met her future husband at a friend's house.  "Our first date was at an art show at Long Beach State," she... [Read More]
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All four played key roles in strengthening and expanding the Rotary mission to make a difference in the community. [Read More]
When his wife Ruth died in 1977 after 24 years of marriage, Fremgen decided to begin a second career as a priest. [Read More]
Trani's has flourished, becoming a popular eatery for famous athletes and other celebrities, a tradition started by his father and brothers at the San Pedro... [Read More]
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Key received many medals and decorations, but the one he was proudest of was the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation's highest civilian award. [Read More]
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The Harvell brothers, Sean and Andy, both veterans, have been memorialized with what's called the Hero Bench on Ocean Boulevard at Orizaba Avenue. [Read More]
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The popular activist was speaking at a regional meeting of Kiwanis Clubs Wednesday night when he collapsed suddenly at the podium. He could not be... [Read More]
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A documentary depicting what happened before, during and after the Freedom Writers entered Room 203 at Wilson 20 years ago will be shown Wednesday,... [Read More]
As you might guess, every person I interviewed said the first "thing" they would save would be their family members and pets. But, in... [Read More]
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The Human Relations Award is given in the name of Gene Lentzner because of his life-long commitment to bringing diverse people together to improve human... [Read More]
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Verna wears her engagement and wedding rings on a necklace now. They cost George $35, a week's pay at Douglas in 1942. [Read More]
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Red Cross workers from the Long Beach area are helping out in the hurricane aftermaths in Florida and Puerto Rico. [Read More]
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George Burns was a great comedian, but did you know he also was a philosopher? As I start to grow a few gray hairs -... [Read More]
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Jack Teele, the man who helped put together the first Super Bowl, had ink in his veins and love for family, football, racial equality and... [Read More]
They came to the mountain as strangers, all a little nervous and anxious about what was ahead of them for the weekend.After two days, they... [Read More]
Dear Carmen, Huitzil and Elena,Today is a day I never paid much attention to until you three came along and made me a grandfather.Way back... [Read More]
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