The Signal Tribune newspaper

Famous photographers capture Griffith Observatory in new calendar

December 13, 2007

Filed under Gift Guide

Just in time for the holidays, the official 2008 Griffith Observatory calendar, with color images by world famous photographers Julius Shulman and Juergen Nogai, is now available online and in local Southern California museums and bookst...

L’ Exotique offers stylish fashions for any season

December 13, 2007

Filed under Gift Guide

By Heather Posey Staff Writer It's that time of year again. Not just the hustle and bustle of buying presents and decorating houses, but going to the many holiday parties that are thrown during the month of December. The women's ...

Businesses, shoppers give ‘For The Child’

December 13, 2007

Filed under Gift Guide

Busy holiday shoppers running from place to place now have a quick and easy way to give back to their local community by donating an ornament to help decorate Christmas trees placed in 22 stores and businesses citywide. The donations...

Police sergeant warns: Don’t be a victim of crime this season

December 13, 2007

Filed under Gift Guide

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The holiday season is in full bloom and, with all its hustle and bustle, the last thing most people are thinking about is the possibility of becoming a crime victim. That could be a big mista...

Shipping gifts? The UPS Store has extended hours to help

December 13, 2007

Filed under Gift Guide

More holiday shopping often leads to more holiday packing and shipping. Instead of braving the long lines at the post office, locals find the Bixby Knolls UPS store to be more user friendly. The UPS Store located in Bixby Plaza i...

Spotlight on Advertisers : Helen Grace Chocolates

December 13, 2007

Filed under Spotlight on Advertisers

Helen Grace Chocolates is having their annual holiday outlet sale from now until Dec. 24. Their Rancho Dominguez warehouse, located at 2369 East Pacifica Place, is practically giving away holiday wrapping paper, gift bags and...

Cerritos Center filled with Colors of Christmas

December 13, 2007

Filed under Entertainment, Gift Guide

Colors of Christmas is back, making its 15th annual appearance at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) on Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. This year, Peabo Bryson is joined by some of pop music...

Underprivileged families sought for shopping at charitable store

December 13, 2007

Filed under Community, Gift Guide

Long Beach First Lady Nancy Foster and Better Balance for Long Beach (BBLB), in partnership with the Long Beach Rescue Mission and First Congregational Church, are looking for families who need some help with Christmas gifts. A...

Vicki’s View : The Second Shepherds’ Play brings audience members back in time

December 13, 2007

Filed under Entertainment

There was something about this little play that put me in the spirit of the season like nothing else could...or like nothing else has so far, anyway. My gratitude goes to the Long Beach Shakespeare Company for its spirited production o...

New administrative director joins LBLGP

December 13, 2007

Filed under Community

Carl Fitzgerald Highshaw has been named the new administrative director of Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride, Inc. He comes on board just as the organization gets ready for its 25th anniversary. Highshaw joins LBLGP, Inc. with experience...

Director to move up the coast, bids farewell to Carpenter Center

December 13, 2007

Filed under Entertainment

After 10 years of leadership at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center, executive director Peter Lesnik has announced he will depart on Dec. 21 to head up the Sunset Center in Carmel, Calif. “It has been an honor t...

Focus On Business : R U For Travel brings one-stop shopping to jetsetters

December 13, 2007

Filed under Focus On Business

By Heather Posey Staff Writer As the holidays rapidly approach and the year comes to an end, many people are in a rush to book their last-minute holiday trips. Web sites such as Expedia and Travelocity give those in need a convenient...

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