The Signal Tribune newspaper

Two Bixby eateries among Restaurant Writers Association’s four-star winners

March 26, 2010

Filed under Business, News

Twenty-two Long Beach restaurants were honored with special awards from the prestigious Southern California Restaurant Writers Association. Three restaurants earned double gold, winning the coveted Golden Sceptre—5 star and...

Fresh and Easy, Ross Dress for Less, and In-N-Out Burger still in the pipeline

March 2, 2010

Filed under Business, Community, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Residents in Signal Hill and Long Beach are still looking forward to the opening of two new stores and a fast food restaurant in Signal Hill. Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market, Ross Dress for L...

SH Dollar Tree’s opening receives highest turnout among company’s new stores

February 12, 2010

Filed under Business, Community

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern After it successfully opened six days prior, Signal Hill's new Dollar Tree store celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Saturday, Feb. 6 at 10am. Attending the event were ...

SH steps up to assist Delius Restaurant

February 5, 2010

Filed under Business, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Council and Redevelopment Agency (RDA) is giving much needed assistance to a restaurant deemed vital to the city's economy and image. During its meeting last Tuesday night, the Counc...

LB Boot Camp coming to Bixby!no excuses now!

January 29, 2010

Filed under Business, Community, Health

Long Beach Boot Camp (LBBC), the one-hour outdoor workout, is coming to Bixby Knolls. On Monday, Feb. 1, LBBC will be at Hughes Middle School, 3846 California Ave., at 5:30am (women only) and 6pm (co-ed) then at Los Cerritos Park,...

Book donation creates new library for Small Business Development Center

January 22, 2010

Filed under Business

Paul and Sarah Edwards, award-winning authors of 17 books with over two million books in print, presented more than 800 small-business books to establish a new library at the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) library for Los Angeles County located in Long Beach. The SBDC provides business training and advis...

Deli Up!

January 15, 2010

Filed under Business, Community, food

Photo by Cory Bilicko Local dignitaries and Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce members joined Steve DeSisto and Anthony Grillo, owners of Rocco's Deli Italiano, on Monday morning for a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the restaurant's opening....

What a difference a year makes! at Bixby Knolls Car Wash

December 18, 2009

Filed under Business, Community

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer December 18 marks the one-year anniversary of Shell and Sheldon Grossman's return to Bixby Knolls Car Wash. The Grossmans began operating the Bixby Knolls Car Wash in 1977 and sold it in 2004 so they co...

It’s a Grind becomes part of multinational coffee conglomerate

November 6, 2009

Filed under Business, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer It's a Grind Coffee House, which operates several stores in the Long Beach/Signal Hill area, recently merged with Gloria Jeans Coffee, a corporation based in Australia. It's a Grind was founded by husband and wife entrepreneurs Marty Cox an...

Signal Hill business meets greenhouse-gas emissions goals 18 years early

October 23, 2009

Filed under Business, Environment

Bowman Design Group in Signal Hill (BDG), has met California's AB 32 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions goals for 2020 in just two years. In results verified by the California Climate Action Registry, BDG has slashed its GHG emission...

Surviving Great Depression and numerous recessions, Glenn E. Thomas Dodge celebrates 100th year in Signal Hill, Long Beach

October 16, 2009

Filed under Business, News, Transportation

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Before there was ever an oil boom on Signal Hill, and when most of what is now Long Beach consisted of small farms, oat fields and cow pastures, a man named Samuel Thomas moved here from Nebraska with his family. Soon afterwards, in 190...

Jazz and schmooze

October 16, 2009

Filed under Business, Community, Entertainment

St. Vincent de Paul thrift store, 2750 Pacific Coast Highway, recently hosted an intimate wine and jazz gathering on its patio, where David Fields, the Council's new deputy executive director, spoke about the Society's local w...

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