The Signal Tribune newspaper

Final court ruling urges truckers to join air quality program

September 18, 2008

Filed under Thinking Green

A U.S. District Court judge finalized a ruling Tuesday, September 9, refusing to halt the Port of Long Beach's landmark Clean Trucks Program, which on October 1 will start improving the region's air quality by banning the oldest,...

Spotlight on Advertisers : Curley’s Cafe

September 18, 2008

Filed under Spotlight on Advertisers

Fiery Southern California-based blues-rock guitarist-vocalist Jay Gordon is back. After a brief hiatus, Gordon has emerged with a smokin' hot new band and an upcoming area show at Curley's Café, 1999 E. Willow Street in Signal...

Community meeting draws 55 people to Mirage Coffee House

September 18, 2008

Filed under Community

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer About 55 residents came to a community meeting hosted by Eighth District Long Beach City Councilwoman Rae Gabelich on Saturday morning at the Mirage Coffee House near the corner of Atlantic A...

Residents object to five-story senior housing proposal in their neighborhood

September 18, 2008

Filed under Community

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff writer A group of about 20 angry people who live in the vicinity of Elm Avenue and 37th Street met with Eighth District Councilwoman Rae Gabelich early Saturday afternoon. They let her know in no u...

Signal Hill to go green and become a sustainable city

September 18, 2008

Filed under Message from the Mayor

BY Mike Noll Signal Hill Mayor Recently, the City Council and I appointed 25 well qualified members and alternates to serve on the Sustainable City Committee. The members include residents and business persons with a wide r...

Steve Strichart named August Elk of the month

September 18, 2008

Filed under Community

Stephen Strichart was born March 12, 1948, in Jackson Heights in Long Island, New York. He came to Long Beach when at age six and attended Tincher Elementary School, and then Hill Junior High School, where he was in the first graduating class to go a...

Training for Community Emergency Response Team begins soon

September 18, 2008

Filed under Community

The County of Los Angeles Fire Department in partnership with the Signal Hill Police Department is presenting a Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) training to the public. Following a major disaster, police, fire and...

Free fair to teach public how to avoid foreclosures

September 18, 2008

Filed under Finance

Homeowners are invited to attend a free, comprehensive Homeownership Preservation Fair on Saturday, September 20 to learn more about foreclosure prevention and homeownership preservation. The event will take place in the Long...

Spotlight on Advertisers : FreeSpirit Yoga

September 18, 2008

Filed under Spotlight on Advertisers

FreeSpirit Yoga is planning its next Zen Mountain Center Retreat, which is scheduled for Thursday, October 9 through Sunday, October 12. The total cost is $425 for 4 days/3 nights accomodations, vegetarian meals, meditation with...

Local vegetarian event to benefit animal sanctuary

September 18, 2008

Filed under Community, food, Pets

The community is invited to celebrate International Vegetarian Day in Long Beach with art, music, and vegan food and beverages, all for a good cause. All proceeds from the third annual “Compassionate Cuisine" event in Long...

Excellent service sets La Vineria Italiana apart

September 18, 2008

Filed under food, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Arts and Entertainment Editor La Vineria Italiana's rather nondescript drive-by curb appeal doesn't do it justice. The restaurant is quite attractive inside, with its minimalist architectural detail crea...

Long Beach Golf Learning Center begins program for children

September 18, 2008

Filed under Sports

The Long Beach Golf Learning Center's new management team has approved and supported the LBGLC Junior Golf Program, which was started in early June 2008. Fabian Rivera, program and tournament director, and Brian Gonzales, professional...

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