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Peace coalition rallies for troop withdrawal, end to war

September 20, 2007

A new coalition of local peace groups held a rally Sunday afternoon in downtown Long Beach calling for support of troops and ending their deployment in Iraq. A crowd of 140 religious protesters, military families, veterans and con...

Lest We Forget

September 13, 2007

To mark the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Long Beach Firefighter Gary Biggerstaff transformed his own front yard into a memorial display dedicated to the firefighters who lost their lives at the World Trade Cen...

SH City Council approves agreement with Carmax

September 13, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Council made several important decisions Tuesday evening (September 11), but not before pausing for moment of silence to honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack...

Jury declares Schockner guilty of murder, lawyer may ask for retrial

September 13, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Bixby Knolls resident Manfred “Fred" Schockner was found guilty of the 2004 murder of his wife in the final phase of his trial at Long Beach Superior Court last Friday. The trial began o...

Cherry Avenue widening project moves slowly through pipeline

September 13, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Those who have ever traveled on Cherry Avenue between Hill Street and Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), know the meaning of the word “bottleneck." All the way from North Long Beach to 19th Street...

Karnette may run again if voters extend term limits

September 13, 2007

Courtesy of Bill Pearl, LBReport.com If California voters approve a Feb. 2008 ballot measure letting current Sacramento lawmakers remain in office longer than California's current term limits law allows, Long Beach Assemblywoman Betty Ka...

Dooley Elementary School is newest addition to LBUSD

September 13, 2007

Courtesy of the Long Beach Unified School District Bulletin A newly built Dooly Elementary School opened Sept. 5 in North Long Beach, accommodating more than 1,000 students. The K-5 school has already won a design award fro...

Wilson’s female gymnasts lead protest on Second Street

September 13, 2007

By Heather Posey, Staff writer Plaintiffs in the Wilson High School lawsuit led a protest march along 2nd street in Belmont Shore Saturday. Just three days after the school year started at Wilson, the girls gymnastics team and suppo...

Pack to School

September 6, 2007

By Heather Posey, Staff Writer Fluor Corporation gave back to the children of Long Beach last Thursday by distributing backpacks to the Eastman Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach, located at 700 East Del Amo Boulevard of Long Beac...

LB sports park plan moving forward slowly

September 6, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Long Beach has been talking about developing its own sports park for more than 20 years. While much progress has been made toward making that dream come true, under the best of circumstances, construction...

Vivian Munson says goodbye to SH

September 6, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Vivian Munson said goodbye to the City of Signal Hill last week after 21 years as part of the City Hall team. “She did a terrific job during all her years here," said City Manager Ken Farf...

Late poet’s Hilltop property up for sale

September 6, 2007

By Heather Posey, Staff Writer One of Signal Hill's most well known properties, and former home to the city's late political poet, is on the market. The house and land of Mary Louise Lynott, school teacher, Planning Commission member and, up...

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