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MLK pool needs lifeguards, swim instructors

April 19, 2007

Filed under Business, News

Looking for a fun summer job? Want to spend time working with kids? The Aquatics Section of Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine is currently hiring lifeguards and swim instructors for Silverado Pool and Martin Luther King...

SH hears suggestions for improving air quality

April 11, 2007

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By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer As the nation's attention to global warming grows, the South Coast Air Quality Management District is making its case to Southern California cities to contribute to the solution-Signal Hill is n...

Sen. Lowenthal introduces Port investment bill to reduce pollution

April 11, 2007

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Sen. Alan Lowenthal (D-27th District) introduced Senate Bill 974, the 2007 Port Investment Bill to reduce pollution at certain California ports. The bill, similar to last session's SB 927, would provide a funding source to reduce...

Traffic safety issues impede Farmer’s Market potential move to Bixby Knolls area

April 11, 2007

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Joseph Serna, Staff Writer While barriers during street events are primarily used to delay car traffic, in Dale Whitney's case it's delaying his Farmer's Market relocation. Read More »...

BKBIA executive director’s first year brings changes

April 11, 2007

Filed under Business, News

Joseph Serna, Staff Writer It's not easy finishing up classes for a college degree while jumping into a new job at the same time, but Susan Cooper managed last year. Cooper, who this month will mark her first full year as the...

Bilingual sample booklets, ballots to be used for May 1 special election

April 11, 2007

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All registered voters in Long Beach should have received their sample ballots by now in the mail. Voters will notice that this year's sample ballot booklet, like the sample ballot booklet sent out for the June 2006 elections,...

6th District candidate’s forum focuses on youth, housing, violence

March 29, 2007

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By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Candidates for Long Beach's 6th District had another opportunity to win the public's vote for Tuesday, May 1, last week, when all six candidates appeared at the League of Women Voters candidates'...

New Mayor in Signal Hill

March 29, 2007

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By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Larry Forester's office wall is probably hurting for space. At Tuesday's Signal Hill City Council meeting, Forester, the outgoing mayor, was honored with more certificates than one person can ho...

Benefit fund set up for Kenyon Press shooting victim

March 29, 2007

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By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Kenyon Press in Signal Hill has established a fund for Luis Alvarez, one of the victims from the March 5 shooting when a fellow employee entered the business and opened fire on his coworkers. Alvarez,...

Long’s lawsuit contests second-run absentee ballots

March 29, 2007

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Joseph Serna, Staff Writer When the votes were counted and Larry Forester came out on top by a single vote, Nancy Long said it wasn't over. She has stuck to her word. Over the last few weeks Nancy Long and Carol Churchill,...

Park Dedication Honors Rosies

March 29, 2007

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By Ofelia Saenz, Staff Writer About 80 people gathered last Saturday afternoon for a naming ceremony of Rosie the Riveter Park in Long Beach and to pay homage to the many women who responded during World War II to the bill...

Signal Hill schedules spring Clean-Up Week

March 29, 2007

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The city of Signal Hill and Signal Hill Disposal will help make the chore of fall cleaning a bit easier for residents of Signal Hill. Free of charge, during the week of Monday, April 9-14, residents will be able to set out bulky...

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