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Club Ripples, Long Beach’s oldest gay club, celebrates last Pride weekend with plans to close this summer

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Club Ripples, Long Beach’s oldest gay club, celebrates last Pride weekend with plans to close this summer

Ripples Owners Larry Hebert and John Garcia get ready for one last Pride Weekend Friday, May 17, 2019 in Long Beach. (Photo by Tracey Roman, Contributing Photographer) In 1974, Larry Hebert stepped inside a gay bar for the first time. He was 22. He was nervous. He didn’t know […]