The Signal Tribune newspaper

Job training is key to economic recovery

April 20, 2011

By Richard Guiss Director PR & Development, Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County As the American economy slowly recovers from the great recession, both Congress and the Obama Administration have pledged to ...

Long Beach must rally in support of schools

April 20, 2011

By Christopher J. Steinhauser Superintendent of Schools, Long Beach Unified School District The 1933 earthquake destroyed many of Long Beach's recently built schools, leaving residents with a double problem. Read More &raq...

Remembering a leader who remembered the people

April 1, 2011

By Sharon Weissman Chief of Staff Assemblymember Tony Mendoza On March 31, Cesar Chavez's birthday, the City of Long Beach named the community center at Cesar E. Chavez Park after the late Senator Jenny Oropeza. Read...

An open letter to Mark Bixby from the Downtown Long Beach Associates

March 25, 2011

Dear Mark: A wise man once said that “To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die." There isn't a more fitting sentiment as we reflect on the life that you led and the lasting impact you will have on those...

Why are local kids proud to be American?

March 18, 2011

By Stephen Strichart Associate Publisher Each year the Bellflower-Long Beach Elks Lodge No. 888 sponsors an Americanism Essay Contest open to students in the Bellflower and Long Beach school districts. Read More &raq...

Now is the best time for Californians to plant trees

March 4, 2011

By The Arbor Day Foundation California's Arbor Day is nearly here, and the best way to observe the holiday is to plant trees. Arbor Day in California will be celebrated March 7—14. Read More »...

S.O.S!Mark Zuckerberg, stalking victims everywhere need you

February 25, 2011

By Alexis A. Moore Founder, Survivors in Action Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg's stalking case can be a triumph for stalking victims around the world. Read More »...

PETA gives numerous reasons to ‘spay the day’

February 11, 2011

By Lindsay Pollard-Post The PETA Foundation February 22 is Spay Day, when many veterinarians offer reduced-cost spaying and neutering. Read More »...

Horrified, but not shocked

January 14, 2011

By Rep. Laura Richardson It was with great horror that I heard about my friend Gabby, colleague Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, and others who were deliberately shot [Jan. 8, 2011]. Read More »...

“I’m 14— I’m trusting you that it will get better”

December 29, 2010

I grew up in conservative Orange County and didn't leave my home town of La Habra until I went to college in 1977. Read More »...

Speech Therapy Gets the Royal Treatment

November 12, 2010

Submitted by The Stuttering Foundation of America With the release of the new movie, The King's Speech, starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush, it is most timely to highlight the plight of those who stutter and the resources...

Utility tractor rig driver was self-taught musician active in local groups

November 12, 2010

By Vivian J.Malauulu The harbor area waterfront was changed forever during the early hours of the morning on Thursday, Nov. 4 when Bert Tufele became the first longshore worker of Samoan descent to die on the job at the Stevedore Service...

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