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Obituary: Juanita Millender-McDonald’s public service will be remembered by many

April 26, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer State representative for the 37th District, Juanita Millender-McDonald, died Saturday night in her Carson home. She was 68. Millender-McDonald, who represented Signal Hill, a large swath of Long...

Late night theft in Signal Hill serves as reminder to stay alert, be prepared

April 26, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer As she described it, it was like a ghost popped out of nowhere. When Emma Harmon walked up to her front door last Wednesday night, past the burnt out street lights to the front door with no por...

Richardson honors local Holocaust survivor

April 26, 2007

Assemblymember Laura Richardson (D-Long Beach) recently honored holocaust survivor Melvin Mermelstein in the Holocaust Memorial Ceremony in the Assembly. “I am privileged to participate in today's memorial ceremony in honor of t...

Removing Rubbish

April 19, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Minimizing water pollution in California is like finding letters in alphabet soup, there is an NPDES, a TMDL, some controlled by the EPA, some mandated by the federal CWA. In the end, it all spells out to getting t...

Cancelled meeting stirs up trouble

April 19, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer At the April 2 Long Beach Special Election proposition forum, residents got a glimpse of a storm brewing within the Wrigley Association. “Unfortunately this organization sometimes does air its lau...

Local organ recipients share stories during national donor month

April 19, 2007

Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Every day 77 people in this country receive an organ donation that extends their life, but another 19 will die waiting for one, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' organ dono...

Exchange Club runs child abuse prevention project Saturday

April 19, 2007

Jamie Rowe, Copy Editor Exchange Club (EC) chapters across the nation will be handing out tips for better parenting and how to shop with children, Saturday. The Long Beach chapter will be at the Wal-Mart on Carson Street in...

Fines forgiven

April 19, 2007

As part of National Library Week, from April 15 to Saturday, April 21, the Signal Hill Library, located at 1770 East Hill Street, is waiving any fees incurred during the month of April, according to Library Assistant Chan Harris....

Breath, regroup, return: Some tips on how to make nice with the IRS

April 19, 2007

Submitted by Katie Ruiz, MadKat Inc., Special to the Signal Tribune Didn't file tax returns? Missed the deadline for extension? What now? Don't panic. MadKat Inc. provides these helpful hints for getting back on track. Read ...

Time capsule, garden dedication celebrate 100 years of public health

April 19, 2007

In celebration of 100 Years of Public Health, a centennial time capsule and garden was dedicated April 13 at 9:30 a.m. at the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, at 2525 Grand Avenue. The health department was...

Be prepared, not scared

April 19, 2007

A very comprehensive and information-filled Community Emergency Preparedness Fair will be Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 4142 Cerritos Avenue, Los Alamitos....

LBPD advises parking safety during youth sporting events

April 19, 2007

The Long Beach Police Department would like to inform residents that criminals might target vehicles at parks during youth sporting events. Criminals know vehicles will be left unattended for long periods of time while parents are ...

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