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A first time for everything

Cecilia Fidora, Signal Hill resident

November 14, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Letters to the Editor

Last week Tuesday, Nov. 6, was Election Day– and my very first time as a poll worker. Working 6am to 8pm (and actually beyond that to about 9:30pm), it was a long day, but it went fast. We worked at Discovery Well Park Community...

A sailor’s life for me

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

November 13, 2018

Filed under And in this corner..., Commentary

Not many people know this, but, in a previous life, I did a lot of sailing. I was much younger, and there were a few of us from the neighborhood who sought adventure on the water, so we teamed up as often as the right con...

Why we celebrate Nov. 11

Why we celebrate Nov. 11

November 9, 2018

Thoughts from the Publisher | Nov. 9, 2018

Neena Strichart, Publisher

November 9, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Thoughts From The Publisher

Residents from Long Beach and other neighboring cities will tomorrow have the opportunity to honor our country’s veterans at the Long Beach Veterans Day Parade. Taking place at 10am, and starting at the corner of Atlantic A...

Continuing Borgers’s legacy through theatre

Douglas Orr, Former Vice President, Long Beach Shakespeare Company

November 7, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Letters to the Editor

Thank you so much for supporting the Long Beach Shakespeare Company (LBSC) and Bixby Knolls in general. Glad to see that the Signal Tribune is still a strong supporter of Bixby Knolls! I’m so proud of the LBSC and all that...

Addressing last weekend’s tragedy

The California Conference for Equality and Justice

November 2, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Letters to the Editor

The tragedy this past weekend at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh has broken our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, families, loved ones, the community of Squirrel Hill, the Jewish community at large...

Thoughts from the Publisher | Nov. 2, 2018

Neena Strichart, Publisher

November 2, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Thoughts From The Publisher

Just a few days ago, I was telling a friend about how much I think he and family will enjoy the Nov. 10 Long Beach Veterans Day Parade. During the conversation, he said, “Since Veterans Day and Memorial Day are the same ...

Remembering a war long past

Khanh Doan, Website comment

November 1, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Letters to the Editor

As a Vietnamese living through the war time in Vietnam, and as a friend of Mike, I read [“Fighting and living in Vietnam: LBUSD member recalls living in Vietnam villages during war,” Oct. 26, 2018] in one go. As I finished...

Shyness can stop you

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

October 26, 2018

Filed under And in this corner..., Commentary

I’m a fairly shy guy, although some folks would say otherwise. Maybe I’m shy-converted or shy-reformed. I still prefer to be behind the curtain rather than in the center spotlight. I certainly couldn’t run for public...

Thoughts from the Publisher | Oct. 26, 2018

Neena Strichart, Publisher

October 26, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Thoughts From The Publisher

Halloween is upon us. So many of us enjoy all the spookiness and candy that surrounds the holiday. I, too, get a kick out of the whole thing, but for a different reason than most; I am grateful for all the distractions the ho...

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