About the Author
Tim Grobaty, a Long Beach native and resident, has been a reporter and columnist for the Long Beach Press-Telegram
for more than thirty years. He has won numerous awards, including Best Columnist in the Western States in the Best in the West journalism competition in 2009. He is a recipient of the Long Beach Heritage Award for his columns about the city's history, many of which are included in his previous book for The History Press, Long Beach Chronicles
. He is an inductee in the Long Beach City College Hall of Fame. Tim lives in Long Beach with his wife, Jane, and children, Raymond and Hannah.