Ben Allen’s tough on plastics, and clear on political transparency 

State senator honored for stance on environment, campaign finance by Robb Fulcher Democrat Ben Allen is leaning on his record of major environmental legislation, government transparency, and attention to his constituents’ needs in his bid for a third term representing the 26th State Senatorial District. The district of nearly one million constituents stretches along the…

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Robinson was video game maker, Making it at the Beach cartoonist

    In 1985, Keith Robinson entered a cartoon in Easy Reader’s annual Anniversary Writing, Photography, and Cartoon contest. The cartoon, titled “Making it at the Beach,” spoofed the childhood game of Chutes and Ladders. The first square read “Move out of parents’ house.” The final square read  “Buy house on The Strand — You…

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PENINSULA ARTS – Dynamic duo

Frances Steiner and Dr. Peter Barrett perform key roles for the cultural gem that is the Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay When patrons fill the Norris Theater for the Oct. 18 opening performance of the Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay’s 34th season, they’ll know they’re in good hands. At the baton will be…

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Intellivision is back

The Blue Sky Rangers have regrouped to bring back video games from a simpler time In the early 1980s Keith Robinson was getting paid to have fun with his friends, programming video games such as Astrosmash, Night Stalker and Sea Battle in a huge Mattel Electronics office in Hawthorne. In the early 1980s Keith Robinson…

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