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Billy Crystal announces $1M gift to Long Beach

After donating $1,000,000 to the City of Long

After donating $1,000,000 to the City of Long Beach, comedian-actor Billy Crystal reacts after Long Beach officials show a rendering of the boardwalk being named after him. (June 22, 2013) Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams

Standing on a new chunk of boardwalk before hundreds of cheering, swimsuit-clad beachgoers, actor-comedian Billy Crystal gave Sandy-scarred Long Beach a million-dollar boost on Saturday. Crystal, whose family moved to the "City by the Sea" when he was a toddler, mostly refrained from cracking jokes as he talked about the terrible damage the October storm did to his hometown. "On...

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