After 51 years near the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Second Street, Hoff’s Hut is closing. Here is an audio slideshow I did for a Labor Day story in 2006.
LONG BEACH, CALIF. USA — St. Joseph third graders Ryan Kiedrowski, center, and Adam Cramer raise their dictionaries to answer a question during a game at the El Dorado Beach Library in Long Beach, Calif., on February 28, 2013. This is the 10th. year that dictionaries have been purchased and distributed to third-grade students in the Long Beach Unified School District, charter, local parochial and private schools. The Long Beach Dictionary Project promotes literacy and the goal that all students will leave third-grade at the end of the year as “good writers, active readers, and creative thinkers”. The Miller Foundation, which has been providing dictionaries to third-graders since 2003, is celebrating giving away its 100,000 lexicon literary.
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Ok, I tried something new today. While covering a training drill at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach I attached a small video camera to the top of my DSLR. Here is the view.
LONG BEACH, CALIF. USA — The LA LA Mardi Gras Second Liners perform during the 11th. Annual African-American Festival at the Aquarium of the Pacific on February 24, 2013, in Long Beach, Calif. See more pictures>>
LONG BEACH, CALIF. USA — Millikan’s Mark Thomas (11) and Brian Chambers (0) battle for a loose ball with Gahr’s David Murrell (32) during their CIF-SS Divison 1-A playoff game in Long Beach on February 15, 2013. Millikan defeated Gahr, 74 to 64. See more pictures/purchase prints>>
HAWTHORNE, CALIF. USA — Hawthorne’s Evelyn Barrera (42) and Corona del Mar’s Chanel Wosoughkia (1) battle for the ball during the CIF-SS Division III-AA first-round playoff game in Hawthorne, Calif. on February 14, 2013. See more pictures/buy reprints>>
RIVERSIDE, CALIF. USA — The casket of slain Riverside police officer Michael Crain moves towards the amphitheater for services at Riverside (Calif.) National Cemetery for slain on February 13, 2013. Michael Crain was ambushed by suspected killer Christopher. See more pictures>>
NORWALK, CALIF. USA — After three years of construction the Cerritos College gym is finally done – and much brighter than before. Cerritos’ Jon Benson (24) and Terence Traylor (35) battle for a rebound with Mt. SAC’s Kacy Barlow (21) during their game in Norwalk, Calif., on February 1, 2013. See more pictures/buy prints>>