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Signal Hill day laborer site completed

July 19, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Signal Hill's day laborer site is up and running, the solution to nearly a year of brainstorming within a group of local business owners, residents, city police and staff, and representatives for the laborer...

Farmers Market finally makes move to Bixby Knolls

July 19, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer He has gotten the verbal OK from the city, and he's running with it. An idea born 12 years ago has finally become a reality for Dale Whitney. His Thursday farmers market, currently located at the L...

City auditor revamps fraud hotline; asks for public’s help

July 19, 2007

Long Beach City Auditor Laura Doud announced last week that she has revitalized the Long Beach city auditor fraud hotline. The announcement was made on the July 11 edition of “Straight Talk" hosted by Art Levine. “I am...

Long Beach Police Academy Graduation

July 19, 2007

The Long Beach Police Department held the graduation of recruit class No. 83 on Wednesday, July 11, at the Terrace Theater Long Beach Performing Arts Center. The 42 recruits have successfully completed 27 weeks (1,060) hours...

Seven Summit Scholar

July 13, 2007

For young adults newly graduated from high school, they say the sky is the limit, figuratively. Long Beach Poly graduate Samantha Larson seems to be testing that saying, literally. Read More »...

SH saves $200K through private park services

July 13, 2007

Signal Hill's Tuesday night meeting was short in duration–just under an hour–and agenda items, two to be exact. Read More »...

LB reopens affordable housing complex

July 13, 2007

The City of Long Beach officially reopened the Linden Garden Court Apartments with a grand reopening ceremony Saturday. Linden Garden Court, a 24-unit rental rehabilitation project at Linden Avenue and East 64th Street is one of ...

Recall launched against Bixby beating trial judge Lee

July 13, 2007

By Bill Pearl, LBReport.com Special to the Signal Tribune Signature gathering began last month in Bixby Knolls in a recall launched against Superior Court Judge Gibson W. Lee, who adjudicated the cases of 10 juveniles accused in the Hall...

LB Council names Police Chief Batts as Interim City Manager

July 5, 2007

By Bill Pearl, LBReport.com Special to the Signal Tribune With discussion and voting in closed session, followed by an action publicly reported at the start of the July 3 Long Beach City Council meeting by Mayor Bob Foster,...

No skateboarding allowed? SH ‘boarders find relief in LB

July 5, 2007

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Signal Hill–the name alone sounds attractive for street slalom or whooshing down a sidewalk on a skateboard. But those brief moments of wind in a child's face and adrenaline pumping in the vei...

Schipske’s skate park proposal to be delayed

July 5, 2007

Long Beach Councilmember Gerrie Schipske pulled the skate park agenda item from the city council agenda last Tuesday because a number of 5th District Youth Council members were unavailable to attend because of the 4th of July...

LBFD seeks suspect in arson fire

July 5, 2007

On the morning of July 3 at approximately 5 a.m., the Long Beach Fire Department responded to a structure fire in a small single-family dwelling at 1090 Martin Luther King Avenue. Witnesses said they heard a large explosion and...

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