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Backpack to School

September 4, 2008

Filed under Community, Education

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer About 800 pupils that attend Long Beach schools got free backpacks and school supplies last week and Monday. The giveaways were part of the Fluor Corporation's “Global Building Futures Project," which has...

Positive changes are breathing new life into Bixby Knolls area

September 4, 2008

Filed under Community, News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer For more than a year now, the mortgage meltdown, and the high cost of fuel and food have been hitting the retail industry like a gang of highway robbers. As the nation's economic woes continue to...

Caltrans reopens 405 northbound Atlantic Avenue offramp

September 4, 2008

Filed under Community, News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer After seven months of being closed, one of the main gateways to Bixby Knolls is back in operation. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) reopened the northbound San Diego ...

Around Town: September 4, 2008

September 4, 2008

Filed under Around Town

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Reminiscing Revealed

September 4, 2008

Filed under Reminiscing Revealed

In the August 19 issue of the Signal Tribune, we asked readers what they knew about the picture above. Long Beach resident Dorlyne Genrich wrote in, saying: My friend Russ Hunt contacted me in regard to your interest in the fa...

Bonnie Lowenthal to kick off Assembly campaign open house

September 4, 2008

Filed under News

Bonnie Lowenthal will launch the final stage of her quest for the 54th Assembly District seat with an open house celebration at her campaign headquarters on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon. The public is invited to come...

North Long Beach woman celebrates 100 times around the sun

September 4, 2008

Filed under Community, Health

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The world has changed a lot since 1908, but it all happened so gradually that Trease Booth took it all in stride. The North Long Beach resident was born September 9, one hundred years ago in Salem, West Virginia. “We di...

Think sensibly, seniors

September 4, 2008

Filed under Commentary

Submitted by Marjorie Grommé In the August 14 issue of the Signal Tribune Kelly Nielsen wrote of “Love, Duty, and Compassion." He wrote of the roller coaster of emotions that goes with the job he has undertaken as caregiver for his agi...

Extreme Makeover — Family Kitchen Edition

September 4, 2008

Filed under Health, Nutrition Nuggets

By Carol Berg Sloan Registered Dietitian To eat healthier, you have to start at the very beginning— a healthy kitchen cupboard. We recently did a walk-through of our kitchen stock for a couple of reasons: 1) to get rid of stuf...

Local CPA firm Onisko & Scholz named one of the best places to work

September 4, 2008

Filed under Business, Finance

Onisko & Scholz, LLP Certified Public Accountants, 5000 E. Spring Street, Ste. 200, in Long Beach was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in L.A. for 2008 by the Los Angeles Business Journal. This countywide survey...

First Fridays to offer diverse new art, live entertainment

September 4, 2008

Filed under Art, Community, Entertainment

Poets, young punks, photographers, painters, politicos, guitars, B-boys, Django Reinhardt, and a new art gallery make up the September 5 First Fridays event in Bixby Knolls. Mike the Poet also returns this month to make a guest appearance on th...

Communiqué from Rae

September 4, 2008

Filed under Communique From Rae

By Rae Gabelich, Long Beach 8th District Council Member Recently I took my son to see Wicked at the beautiful Pantages Theatre located on the famous corner of Hollywood and Vine. One of the lines in the play that caught my a...

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