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Signal Hill to join cities working on plan for LB freeway improvements

October 11, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer For over a decade, government leaders have talked about the need to improve the Long Beach (1-710) Freeway. In 2005 the Gateway Cities Council of Governments completed a study on I-710. Recentl...

AQMD aims high-tech guns at “gross polluters” on SoCal streets

October 11, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer According to studies conducted by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), 50 percent of the air pollution caused by automobiles in this region comes from only 10 percent of t...

Long drops lawsuit against Signal Hill

October 11, 2007

Nancy Long has dropped her lawsuit against the City of Signal Hill. Long ran for election to the Signal Hill City Council and lost by one vote to incumbent Larry Forester last March. She later filed a lawsuit against the city...

Aqua Walk raises money for Pools of Hope

October 4, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Pools of Hope–the nonprofit organization that offers low-cost aquatic therapy to the elderly as well as children and adults with all sorts of disabilities and injuries–is one of Long Beac...

Senator Lowenthal gives insider view of LB Port

October 4, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Studies indicate that every year 1,200 Southern Californians die prematurely due to pollution generated by activities at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Last Thursday, State Senator Alan ...

SH celebrates opening of Las Brisas II housing

October 4, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer About 70 people attended the official grand opening of Las Brisas Community Housing, Phase II last Thursday, on the grounds of the complex. Speakers included Robin Hughes, president and CEO of the Los...

Doctors stand up for SCHIP

October 4, 2007

By Heather Posey, Staff Writer Pediatric residents and faculty at Miller Children's Hospital took a stand Tuesday as they united in a silent protest outside the hospital's main entrance. The 15-minute rally was a brief display of col...

Long Beach police urge students to conceal portable technology devices

October 4, 2007

Several robberies have occurred within the last school year in areas surrounding Long Beach high schools between noon and 4 p.m. The Long Beach Police Department has noticed that in each of the incidents, the suspects approached...

Oil leak in Signal Hill contained by L.A. County fire department

October 4, 2007

By Neena Strichart, Publisher According to the Signal Hill city manager's newsletter, Engine 60 and two other units from the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Health-Haz Mat Division last Thursday responded to a crude oil l...

Bulky item fall clean-up in Signal Hill

October 4, 2007

Signal Hill residents can set out bulky items at the curb for collection, free of charge next week, Oct. 8-12. Bulky items include appliances, furniture, and green waste. Place large items next to trash bins on the scheduled collection...

LB Port shows its green attitude at annual open house

October 4, 2007

Green Port Fest, the Port of Long Beach's annual open house featuring tours, exhibits and entertainment will take place Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Port Administration Building. The event provides the public with an...

Signal Hill Council talks water conservation and street maintenance

September 27, 2007

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Signal Hill's water supply and streets are in good shape, according to reports presented by Deputy City Manger Charlie Honeycutt to the city council at its Sept. 25 meeting, but measures mus...

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