The Signal Tribune newspaper

Commentary: How to lower your surgery costs

Greg Dill, Medicare regional administrator

December 17, 2018

Filed under Commentary

Imagine going to the grocery store, picking up the items you need for the week, but not knowing how much anything costs until the store sends you a bill two weeks later. Sadly, that’s how our healthcare system works every day. Heal...

Commentary: Holiday travel tips

Long Beach Airport (LGB)

December 17, 2018

Filed under Commentary

Long Beach Airport (LGB) is prepared to make the holiday travel season as smooth as possible for travelers, from parking to the gate. December is one of the busiest travel periods of the year. All passengers are encouraged...

‘Tis the season for it all

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

December 14, 2018

Filed under And in this corner..., Commentary

‘Tis the season for it all, and it already has been plenty. We are deep in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, and the momentum keeps building. Dec. 14 seems much later in the month than it really is, most likel...

Remembering my first date four years later

Denny Cristales, Managing Editor

December 14, 2018

Filed under Commentary

Dec. 6 marked the four-year anniversary of my relationship with my girlfriend. In years past, we celebrated the occasion with trips to Seattle and San Diego, tasty dinners and cute gifts. Although this time of year is one o...

The last straw?

John J. Fulford, Long Beach resident

December 7, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Letters to the Editor

I was a schoolboy in England during World War II, and every day all the students received a third of a pint of milk, which we drank through a straw. Plastic had not been invented at that time, and the straws were made from wheat...

An infamous day and the events that followed it

Claudine Burnett, Former Long Beach librarian

December 7, 2018

Filed under A look at the bygone days, Commentary

Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, is a date few will ever forget, for on that day, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The United States was at war. Following news of the attack, Long Beach and neighboring Signal Hill, along with the res...

Holiday safety tips

Long Beach Police Department

December 6, 2018

Filed under Commentary

With holiday shopping ramping up, the Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone to report suspicious activity immediately by calling 9-1-1 and to encourage residents to practice the following safety tips, which...

This Christmas thing is getting out of hand

By Daniel Green, Production Associate

November 30, 2018

Filed under Commentary

It’s the first day of Christmas, and my calendar still says it’s November. At least it sounds like Christmas whenever I go to Starbucks or walk into CVS. Maybe it’s just me, but Christmas music seems to be gettin...

Your Medicare costs in 2019

Greg Dill, Medicare regional administrator

November 30, 2018

Filed under Commentary

As we head into the holiday season, I wanted to let you know how much your Medicare will cost in 2019. Most people with Medicare will pay the standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B, which will be $135.50 next year, an increase ...

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