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Seal Beach group helping address homelessness in Southern California

As an avid runner, I go through a pair of shoes about every 6-7 weeks. The shoes are still good, but the cushioning is...

Main Street postman, artist Gino Nardo set to retire

Main Street postal worker and Seal Beach artist Gino Dominic Nardo retired from the U.S. postal service on Wednesday July 1. “I’ll probably miss it,”...

Long Beach Kenyan moving online to help villagers

The pandemic has forced longtime Long Beach African clothing store owner Loise “Mumbi” Kahenya to shutter her business and move online (www.MumbisDesigns.com). For 14 years,...

Passing the Torch: A Father-Daughter Legacy

Not many eight-year-old kids dream of becoming a financial advisor. But that’s what my daughter Rachael set her sights on from a young age....

Aunt Gertie and the Gam Flashing Caper

Aunt Gertie’s got a set of gams that’ll knock your socks off!  She’s been flashing those doggone things all over the place!  Betty Grable...

Aunt Gertie loves Paula and the ‘Potluck’

Aunt Gertie, with my childhood friend, Paula Strother Thomas. She is one of the funniest women you’ll ever meet! A doggone hoot for sure!...

Author, humorist to pen column for Sun on mom/daughter relationships

Some believe laughter is the best medicine. And when it comes to relationships, sometimes nothing can be funnier than the legendary and unique relationships...

Aunt Gertie and Navy Vet Eliezer

Aunt Gertie met Eliezer during a “Cheer Call” at the hospital this past holiday season. He had a very interesting story to tell.Eliezer Montesclaros...

Aunt Gertie and the Crosswalk Angel

Aunt Gertie was on the way up Bolsa Avenue one day and there she was, a little lady in a yellow vest with a...

Aunt Gertie found a new racket

Aunt Gertie was lookin’ for “love” so I grabbed my damn racket and came out swingin’! That young, handsome tennis pro had my ticker...
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