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August 4, 1988 | CHRIS WOODYARD, Times Staff Writer
Vicki Baker says she is getting a little tired of the cow humor. No more cute bovine-themed cookie jars or milk containers, she declares. No more one-liners about cow pies in the hallway. This is serious business. A ground sinkage problem is cracking foundations, strangely indenting lawns and putting pronounced dips in sidewalks in her modest housing tract in Long Beach.
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August 7, 1999 | DOUGLAS P. SHUIT
With his baton held aloft in front of the 37-piece Long Beach Municipal Band, conductor Larry Curtis is pouring his heart out for an appreciative audience in the city's Los Cerritos Park. Occasionally wiping sweat from his brow, Curtis leads the band through a medley of 1930s tunes from "The Wizard of Oz" and "Porgy and Bess," as well as classics made famous by Duke Ellington.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 1997
"Icons of the Pike," a historical exhibit featuring a model of the famed roller coasters that rattled bones at Southern California's original amusement park by the seashore, has opened. The Pike opened in 1902, the same year the Pacific Red Cars came to Long Beach. The roller coasters--the Jackrabbit and the Cyclone Racer--operated from 1915 to 1968, thrilling 25 million riders.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 1997
"Icons of the Pike," a historical exhibit featuring a model of the famed roller coasters that rattled bones at Southern California's original amusement park by the seashore, has opened. The Pike opened in 1902, the same year the Pacific Red Cars came to Long Beach. The roller coasters--the Jackrabbit and the Cyclone Racer--operated from 1915 to 1968, thrilling 25 million riders.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 7, 1999 | DOUGLAS P. SHUIT
With his baton held aloft in front of the 37-piece Long Beach Municipal Band, conductor Larry Curtis is pouring his heart out for an appreciative audience in the city's Los Cerritos Park. Occasionally wiping sweat from his brow, Curtis leads the band through a medley of 1930s tunes from "The Wizard of Oz" and "Porgy and Bess," as well as classics made famous by Duke Ellington.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1988 | CHRIS WOODYARD, Times Staff Writer
Vicki Baker says she is getting a little tired of the cow humor. No more cute bovine-themed cookie jars or milk containers, she declares. No more one-liners about cow pies in the hallway. This is serious business. A ground sinkage problem is cracking foundations, strangely indenting lawns and putting pronounced dips in sidewalks in her modest housing tract in Long Beach.
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