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State Assembly passes landmark healthcare reform

December 27, 2007

Filed under Health, News

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer The California State Assembly, backed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, passed a landmark healthcare reform bill last week. How the bill will fare in an upcoming State Senate vote is not ...

Pilot program targets diabetes through education, exercise

December 27, 2007

Filed under Health

The Fairfield Family YMCA and the Long Beach Diabetes Collaborative plans to implement a 12-month pilot project in North Long Beach to bring new services to the area for persons with or at-risk for diabetes. Read More »...

Major league catcher Steve Yeager returns to Long Beach to join Armada

December 27, 2007

Filed under Sports

The Long Beach Armada recently announced that 15-year major league catcher Steve Yeager has been signed as the new field manager of the Armada. In addition to his playing career, the 1981 World Series MVP has managed and coached...

Adventurers take to the sea for whale watching tours

December 27, 2007

Filed under Community, Entertainment

The public is invited to embark on a ocean adventure through the Aquarium of the Pacific's educational Whale Watch. Whales, dolphins, seals, and birds of all kinds make incredible journeys along the California coast, ranging from a few ...

Spotlight on Advertisers : The Gaslamp Restaurant

December 27, 2007

Filed under Spotlight on Advertisers

The Gaslamp Restaurant is saying goodbye to 2007 with its New Years Eve celebration. The evening will have dining, dancing, and live entertainment. Guests have the opportunity to choose between two different multi-course menus...

Real Estate: Look for a buyer’s market

December 27, 2007

Filed under Business

Submitted by Allison Van Wig Special to the Signal Tribune For most people, real estate is the most valuable property they will ever own. Whether it be a house, farm land or an investment property, real estate comes with a price tag...

Focus on Business : Bo’s Cigar Lounge finds success with a personal touch

December 27, 2007

Filed under Focus On Business

When stepping inside Bo's Cigar Lounge customers are greeted almost immediately by owner and host, Bo Mouissat. Most people soon realize that they have arrived at a special and unique place. Mouissat had long dreamed of openin...

Social Security warns seniors to beware of scam phone calls, e-mails

December 27, 2007

Filed under Finance, News

During this holiday season, seniors need to be especially cautious about giving out information over the telephone and through e-mail. “Along with delivering good cheer and best wishes, scam artists may try to prey on trusting...

Differing tax laws could cause headaches for domestic partners

December 27, 2007

Filed under Finance

Earlier this month, California enacted SB1827, which requires registered domestic partners (RDPs) to file as married for the 2007 tax year. Though the Federal law does not recognize domestic partnerships, this new tax law will...

Franchise Tax Board wants to return nearly $10M in unclaimed tax refunds

December 27, 2007

Filed under Finance, News

The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) is trying to find more than 37,000 California taxpayers who are owed $9.8 million in state tax refunds that remain unclaimed. “California taxpayers that have not received their 2006 refund can...

The Signal Tribune : December 20, 2007

December 20, 2007

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Help for the Holidays

December 20, 2007

Filed under News

Select Signal Hill residents got a special holiday treat last Wednesday as the Signal Hill Police Department, along with Las Brisas Apartments, distributed over $1000 to seven families from the Signal Hill area. Chosen based on financi...

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