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Rowing for the Gold

August 28, 2008

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BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer On land, Ron Harvey and Angela Madsen use wheelchairs to get from place to place. But put either one of them in a rowboat and the next thing you know, they're on the other side of the bay. Harvey an...

SH takes next step toward building new police headquarters

August 28, 2008

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BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Plans to build a new Signal Hill Police Department headquarters jumped forward Tuesday night when the Signal Hill City Council approved a contract with WMM Associates— the architectural firm th...

Three challengers hope to unseat Richardson in district race

August 28, 2008

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BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Three people are hoping to unseat Congresswoman Laura Richardson (D-37th District) in the November election. Two of them claim to have the best chance of defeating Richardson, who has been plagu...

Reminiscing…revealed

August 28, 2008

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In the August 7 issue of the Signal Tribune, we asked readers what they remember about the photo above. Signal Hill resident D. Roe wrote in, saying: As you can see, this was the All States Motel, which was located on the corner of...

Around Town : August 28, 2008

August 28, 2008

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Local events and happenings for the coming week. Read More »...

SH ‘Liver Spots’ lacing up for American Liver Foundation Walk

August 28, 2008

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The Greater Los Angeles/Long Beach Chapter of the American Liver Foundation (ALF) will have its annual Liver Life Walk. The public is invited to join friends, family, and co-workers Saturday, September 27 at 8 a.m. at Griffith...

LB officials explain city budget woes at Petroleum Club meeting

August 28, 2008

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BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The City of Long Beach is facing an approximately $17 million budget shortfall for the 2008-09 fiscal year. City officials are conducting a series of meetings to describe how they plan to deal with it an...

LB General Plan Housing Element explores housing needs

August 28, 2008

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The new Draft 2008-2014 Housing Element of the Long Beach General Plan is now available for public review and comment. The plan was developed with community assistance over a period of six months, and explores housing needs in...

Thoughts from the Publisher

August 28, 2008

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By Neena Strichart Publisher Many of us collect things. With some it is stamps, porcelain kitties, records, books or coins. For others it is bigger and more expensive items like cars or motorcycles. Most of the people in my...

Signal Hill landlord honored for beautifying apartment complex

August 28, 2008

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Haig Mihranian was awarded the Signal Hill Planning Commission's Beautification Award for his eight-unit apartment building at 2499 E.19th Street that he remodeled recently in a Tuscan style with new stucco, mouldings, doors, lights,...

BP Corporation donates to Red Cross for new van

August 28, 2008

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American Red Cross CEO Nancy Kindelan receives a check for $75,000 from ARCO BP representatives Tim Hawkins and BV Castillo as Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe provides assistance in handling the check at the American Red Cr...

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