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The last straw?

John J. Fulford, Long Beach resident

December 7, 2018

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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...

A first time for everything

Cecilia Fidora, Signal Hill resident

November 14, 2018

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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...

Continuing Borgers’s legacy through theatre

Douglas Orr, Former Vice President, Long Beach Shakespeare Company

November 7, 2018

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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

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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...

Remembering a war long past

Khanh Doan, Website comment

November 1, 2018

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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...

Singing our praises

Dana Leach, Long Beach Shakespeare Company

September 14, 2018

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Anita, The article is fabulous! [“The show goes on at LB Shakespeare Company: Lit slams, a name change and a season of villains feature in the theater’s plans,” Sept. 7, 2018] You are such a terrific writer. I was reading...

Letters, emails, website comments and statements | Aug. 24, 2018

August 24, 2018

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Full of what? I have lived in Long Beach for 38 years and love my city. I have also been a volunteer for many rescues in the So Cal area for 10 years. My wife and I just started volunteering at Long Beach Animal Care Services (L...

Letters, emails, website comments and statements | Aug. 17, 2018

Signal Tribune

August 17, 2018

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Letting the cat out of the bag Last week, the national No Kill Advocacy Center sent a letter to the LA County district attorney asking for an investigation into Mayor Garcia’s alleged hiding of comments by animal advocates...

Letters, emails, website comments and statements | Aug. 10, 2018

Signal Tribune

August 10, 2018

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Measure displeasure I’m going to ask an obvious question: Why hasn’t [former 8th District Long Beach Councilmember] Rae Gabelich responded to the Signal about her endorsement of Measure M? It was her fine reputation and h...

Letters, emails, website comments and statements | Aug. 3, 2018

Signal Tribune

August 3, 2018

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Successful, or self-serving? I recently listened to a radio host talking about government. He noted how people often complain about the way it spends our money. They say it needs to be run like a business, where those in charge ...

Letters, emails, website comments and statements | July 20, 2018

Signal Tribune

July 20, 2018

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Art with heart Thank you very much for covering this event and communicating the passion we share about our community’s creative enthusiasm. [“LB Art Theatre and organization orchestrate city’s first annual queer arts festi...

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