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Help save monarch butterflies

One of the most beautiful creatures is the monarch butterfly.  With colors of red and orange, monarch butterflies look so striking. They resemble an image from a stained glass window that suddenly comes to life.  Since they are elegant creatures of Mother Nature, their name, “monarch,…

Port of Long Beach Introduces New State-Of-The-Art Fireboat “Vigilance”

Port of Long Beach introduces their second new technically advanced fireboat, “Vigilance” Monday morning with a dockside ceremony at the Joint Command and Control Center (JCCC). “Vigilance” joins her sister vessel “Protector,” dedicated in June 2016, as the two most powerful fireboats in the world.  …

Thank heavens Florence missed Earth

This month of September started unusually.  Florence, a three mile wide asteroid, passed closely by the Earth on September 1, 2017.  Luckily, Florence did not strike the Earth.  If Florence would have collided into our planet, she would have been a meteor.  When an asteroid comes…

Thomas Edison turned darkness into light

Before Thomas Edison invented  the incandescent light bulb, people used candles to light their homes.  Using candles was not safe since they could fall and cause a fire.  After his light bulb, people worldwide  safely lighted their dwellings.  Even though the light bulbs that we use…

Goodwin helped create motion pictures

Entertainment on the big screen is better than ever.  The digital quality brings out the best in every film.  Even flicks that receive poor reviews look superb with today’s technology.  Special effects also make action and science fiction films come to life.  As moviegoers, we credit…

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