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Apparent death threat posted at Mathews’ headquarters

September 29, 2008

Filed under News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer An apparent death threat was posted on the door of Peter Mathews' campaign headquarters last week. Mathews is a write-in candidate running against incumbent and fellow Democrat Laura Richardson for the Un...

NLB to get new Gazette courtesy of Leadership Long Beach

September 29, 2008

Filed under Community, News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Leadership Long Beach, a nonprofit organization that initiates programs to improve the quality of life in the city, has agreed to pay Gazette Newspapers several thousand dollars for two pages of ...

SHPD headquarters underway despite economy

September 29, 2008

Filed under News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Progress is being made in the final design of the new Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) headquarters, but the national and state economic crises are impacting the Signal Hill Redevelopment...

Around Town : September 25, 2008

September 29, 2008

Filed under Around Town

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

Reminiscing: Sept. 25, 2008

September 29, 2008

Filed under Reminiscing

Do you know any of these people or have any information about this event? If so, contact the Signal Tribune at 2669 Myrtle Avenue, Suite 111, Signal Hill, CA 90755 or go online to www.SignalTribune.com and click on “Reminiscing...

Ninth district staff to be honored for contributions to Pools of Hope

September 29, 2008

Filed under Commentary, Health

Vice Mayor Val Lerch and 9th District staff will receive awards for their outstanding contributions to California Pools of Hope, Inc., a nonprofit therapeutic aquatic center for the elderly and people with disabilities. The...

NAACP forum focuses on civil rights agendas, Richardson still targeted

September 29, 2008

Filed under News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The forum was supposed to focus on only one issue: civil rights. Nick Dibs, however, veered off that path and zeroed in on Laura Richardson's voting record and taxpayer-funded lavish lifestyle. That challenge drew a...

Thoughts from the Publisher: Sept. 25, 2008

September 29, 2008

Filed under Thoughts From The Publisher

By Neena Strichart As a rule, I stick pretty close to home. Whether it's work, entertainment, dining out or visiting friends, my personal hamster wheel is quite small. Need proof? I have a 5-year-old car with just 21,000 mil...

Supporting Senior Housing

September 29, 2008

Filed under Letters to the Editor

I found your report on the senior housing project at Elm and 37th interesting [“Residents object to five-story senior housing proposal in their neighborhood," Sept. 18, 2008]. This vacant property is at the end of the single-family...

Student overcomes hardships, earns Hearst award

September 29, 2008

Filed under Education

Melany Aiken, a teaching credential student and future graduate student in history at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), has been selected as a recipient of a 2008-09 William R. Hearst/CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achieve...

Publishers of North LB book seeking stories

September 29, 2008

Filed under Community

Writers and graphic artists are being asked to submit work for publication in a new book that focuses on North Long Beach. The purpose of Book for Authors is to highlight the great points and people of that part of the city through...

Former city health officer to speak at Heritage Program

September 29, 2008

Filed under Community

The African-American Heritage Society of Long Beach and Burnett Neighborhood Library will present the 12th Annual Heritage Program, featuring Dr. Darryl M. Sexton. Sexton recently retired from his position as City Health Officer for th...

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