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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...

NAG tears up Henderson Avenue

September 6, 2007

Submitted by Gavin McKiernan, NAG Chairman Henderson Avenue has been well known for decades as a street where drugs were available and gangs and criminals operated with impunity. That was before the Neighborhood Advisory Group (NAG) made it ...

Signal Hill businessman accused of embezzlement still behind bars

September 6, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Gene Gluhareff is still behind bars at Los Angeles County Jail. The Signal Hill resident and businessman was arrested last May for felony embezzlement, but a trial date had not been set. “He wa...

Next Generation Law Enforcement

August 30, 2007

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) announced the graduation of seven Police Explorers and two Police Cadets from the Summer 2007 Basic Explorer Academy hosted by the Orange County Law Enforcement Explorer Academy Advisor's ...

Spanish Community Police Academy starts soon

August 30, 2007

The Long Beach Police Department, along with the Chief's Latino Advisory Group, is presenting a Spanish Language Community Police Academy to members of the Spanish-speaking community. Participants will gain understanding of the...

SH Council selects firm to design police station

August 30, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Plans to build a new police station moved forward Tuesday evening when the Signal Hill City Council approved a contract with WMM associates for the design of the facility. The $105,000 contract...

Signal Hill Councilmember Ed Wilson tells of trip to Mississippi

August 30, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Signal Hill City Councilman Ed Wilson traveled to Biloxi, Mississippi, recently, and while there he got an eyewitness view of what happens to a region after a major disaster. “It's been alm...

LB’s soon-to-be new city manager already in tune with the community

August 30, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Patrick West–soon to be the new Long Beach city manager–is already well known and liked by many residents and business owners. As director of the city's community development department, h...

Honeycutt to become SH’s deputy city manager

August 30, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer In a 5-0 vote, the Signal Hill City Council selected Charlie Honeycutt, Signal Hill's director of public works, as the city's new deputy city manager. The official vote, which took place during th...

Wilson gymnastics parents sue school

August 23, 2007

By Heather Posey, Staff Writer Parents and members of the Wilson High School gymnastics team assembled outside the Wilson High front entrance last Wednesday to protest the recent decision of the school administration to convert the gymnastic...

Surf Bus may take Long Beach kids to beaches next year

August 23, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer If three Long Beach City Councilmen have their way, starting next summer a “surf bus" may offer free rides to supervised beach activities for Long Beach youth. The councilmen–Patrick O'Donnell, D...

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