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Schipske seeking donations for 3rd Community Baby Shower

May 7, 2010

The Third Annual Community Baby Shower, organized by 5th District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske, will take place Thursday, May 20, at the City of Long Beach Health and Human Services Department, 2525 Grand Ave. The Community Baby...

‘I Love Mom’ essay contest winners announced

May 7, 2010

The names of those who submitted essays for the Signal Tribune's “I Love Mom" essay contest were entered into a drawing, and the first-prize winner who was selected is Sergio Barrueto; second prize goes to Rachel Roberts. ...

Rancho hosting its third tea event for mothers, families

May 7, 2010

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum (DRAM), 18127 S. Alameda St. in Rancho Dominguez, will host its Third Annual Mother's Day Tea on Saturday, May 8 from 11am to 1 pm. Attendees can stroll through the rose garden, listen to guitar...

Colton chosen Elk of the Month

May 7, 2010

Faygie Colton has been selected as April Elk of the Month. She was born in Chicago on September 15, 1919 and married in November 1937. Colton has lived in Washington, Oregon, Arizona and California. Her husband joined Downey...

Pink Party to kick off Pride weekend downtown

May 7, 2010

The 3rd Annual Pink Party is set to kick off Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride weekend on Friday, May 14 at 7pm on Pine Avenue between Broadway and Third Street, where an expanded venue will accommodate enhanced entertainment and...

Local educator receives honor as runner-up for National Toyota Teacher of Year award

May 7, 2010

Long Beach educator Rosa Hernandez was named as a runner-up for the national 2010 Toyota Family Literacy Teacher of the Year award on April 10 at the National Conference on Family Literacy in San Antonio, Texas. Hernandez, who...

Assistant secretary of Interior warns of America’s shrinking water supply

April 30, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Unless the United States changes the way it uses and conserves water, the nation is headed for a severe shortage of that precious commodity in the not-too-distant future. That's what Ann...

Adult-entertainment club opening in SH amid some opposition

April 30, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer In spite of strong opposition from some neighboring residents, The Palms, an adult club featuring partially nude dancers opened in Signal Hill last night (April 29), on Palm Drive near Willo...

Port offering grants to assist schools, daycare sites

April 30, 2010

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has designated $5 million for a fund covering schools and related sites, such as daycare facilities. Applications for the "Schools and Related Sites" grant program are now available...

Numerous events planned for Breakwater Awareness Month

April 30, 2010

Fourth District Councilmember Patrick O'Donnell has declared the month of May "Breakwater Awareness Month." The Long Beach Breakwater is a federal structure that was originally built for the city's naval base. Since the closing...

Van Hooten resigns as LB Playhouse executive director

April 30, 2010

David Haberbush, president of the board of directors for the Long Beach Playhouse has announced the appointment of Andrew Vonderschmitt as the interim managing director effective immediately. Vonderschmitt replaces Joan Van Hooten,...

FOLBA conducting low-cost microchip clinic

April 30, 2010

In 2009, a local dog owner was reunited with her poodle “Princess" because her microchip was traced to her Long Beach address. The dog had been missing for more than four years. In Long Beach, all animals are scanned three...

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