Monthly Archives: April 2010

SEEN & HEARD: Loves in the Water

Today is the first installment of a new feature on Long Beach Seen called ‘Seen & Heard’. It is simply one photo mixed with audio. Enjoy… 

 This is Reginald Love and his son, Eugene, at Marine Stadium in Long Beach, Calif. The developmentally delayed three year-old loves the water.

PHOTOS: Man shocked by power lines while trimming tree


Rogelio Aragon, foreground, hangs his head as he and Javier Aragon and Maria Dominguez, background, wait while firefighters tend to a man who was shocked by power lines while trimming a tree in the 6700 block of Monlaco Road in Long Beach, Calif. on April 24, 2010. Cristoval Aragon was taken to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in critical condition. See more pictures>>

THEN AND NOW: Aquarium of the Pacific area, 1983 & 2010


TOP: ORIGINAL CAPTION ON MARCH 25, 1983: RECREATIONAL VEHICLES lined up Thursday to win prime Grand Prix camping spots near Shoreline Drive. The latest weather forecast calls for a rainless race. For a roundup of pre-Prix activities, se story on Page B1. Photo by Tom Shaw

BOTTOM:View of the backside of the Aquarium of the Pacific on April 23, 2010.:

PHOTOS: Bob Lee Memorial Bus Shelter


Aurora Lee, left, holds a framed copy of the of a new bus shelter dedicated to her late husband, Robert “Bob” Lee, on the corner of Santa Fe Ave. and the Pacific Coast Highway on April 21, 2010, in Long Beach, Calif. Lee was a Long Beach business owner who was active in both the West and Central Redevelopment Project Area Committees. The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA) joined Councilmember Tonia Reyes Uranga, Long Beach Transit and the West Project Area Committee at the unveiling of a memorial bus shelter in West Long Beach. Mr. Lee passed away in March 2008. See more pictures>>

THEN AND NOW: Long Beach Grand Prix, 1975 & 2010


TOP CONTENDERS Tony Brise (64, in front), Al Unser (51), Mario Andretti (5, behind Unser) and Brian Redman (1, left of Andretti) hang together in early lap of Long Beach Grand Prix. Redman capitalized on bad luck of other three and emerged as winner of 101-mile race. Photo by Tom Shaw taken on September 28, 1975. (NOTE: The poor grammar in the above caption is exactly as it was printed in 1975)
BOTTOM:The Pacific Coast Club, rear center, is gone, replaced by the Pacific condominiums, in this view of Indy car practice as they drive the street course on Shoreline Drive. during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Calf. on April 16, 2010.