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Cal State LB to expand with purchase of Brooks College

August 16, 2007

Officials at California State University, Long Beach recently announced their intent to purchase the property currently occupied by Brooks College for $11.1 million. The university plans to use the site to expand housing opportunities...

Preservation campaign gets public to participate in Queen Mary restoration

August 16, 2007

The Leadership Coalition of RMS Queen Mary Foundation has launched a $10-million preservation campaign, hoping that the goal will be reached one dollar at a time by “adopting" a rivet off of the ship. Read More »...

Single-family home sales spur increase in Los Angeles County’s gross Assessment Roll

August 16, 2007

Los Angeles County Assessor Rick Auerbach recently released an unprecedented trillion dollar gross assessment roll of $1,037,881,712,280, representing a 9.3 percent increase for the Jan. 1, 2007 property tax lein date. “This...

New Wrigley Assoc. president promises sense of community

August 9, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer David Carlton, new president of the Wrigley Association, promised more programs and activities sponsored by the organization when he addressed about 60 members at the group's August 6 meet...

City of Signal Hill gets fully reimbursed for mobile command post

August 9, 2007

Hill paid $345,000 for its mobile command post, which was built by LVD, Inc., based in Burlington, Wisconsin. The unit is 40 feet long, 12 feet high and eight feet wide. It can accommodate four people in the dispatch center, which ...

Yellow Brick Road Campaign leads path to learning at Mark Twain Library

August 9, 2007

The new Mark Twain Neighborhood Library–the first new public library to be built in the city in more than 35 years–is designed to become a hub of community life. The 16,000-square-foot library will serve more than 60,000 people...

SH Councilman: Proposed changes to Clean Water Act go too far

August 9, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Few elected officials would argue against the necessity of keeping United States waterways and aquifers as free from pollution as possible, but many local governments are asking the federal go...

LB mayor joins leaders nationwide in endorsing All Healthy Children Act

August 9, 2007

As the House of Representatives voted to expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster announced his endorsement of the All Healthy Children's Act. The bill, introduced by Congressman...

LB’s utility user tax could be on some Signal Hill utility bills

August 2, 2007

The city of Signal Hill is urging residents to check their utility bills to make sure they are not being charged either a utility user tax or Long Beach city tax. City staff recently noted that five of their Verizon wireless...

LB, SH join in National Night Out

August 2, 2007

Long Beach and Signal Hill residents are invited to join communities throughout the United States for the 24th annual “National Night Out" against crime on Tuesday, Aug. 7 . The event involves more than 11,000 communities, and s...

Port of Long Beach getting greener in air and water

August 2, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Special to the Signal Tribune About 5,000 ships enter the Port of Long Beach every year, and an average of 16,000 big-rig trucks per day carry cargo into or out of the harbor district. The environmental im...

Improved Target store hits the mark with locals

August 2, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Special to the Signal Tribune More than 10,000 people visited Signal Hill's Target store during the July 29 grand opening. After seven months of being closed for remodeling the store on 33rd Street at Atlantic A...

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