The Signal Tribune newspaper

Signal Hill librarian retires after three decades of service

June 26, 2009

Filed under Community

Signal Hill City Manager Ken Farfsing with retiring librarian Carole Molloy Photos by Neena Strichart BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer After nearly 30 years at the helm of the Signal Hill Library, Carole Molloy is re...

Circus clown uses fun to promote healthy living

June 26, 2009

Filed under Community, Education, Health

Circus clown Dean Kelley leads a group of 21 kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach through a series of fun exercises. Story and Photos by Steven Piper Editorial Intern During the summer, the kids in the Boys and Girl...

Coyote sightings become main issue among residents at Gabelich meeting

June 26, 2009

Filed under Community, News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer A small group of Long Beach residents proved that some people care very much about what is going on in their community. Approximately 30 people attended a community meeting hosted by 8th District...

LB Chrysler-Jeep dealership closes as products move to Glenn E. Thomas

June 26, 2009

Filed under News

The Long Beach Chrysler-Jeep dealership had been in business at 2800 Cherry Avenue for about 15 years before closing June 16. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The Long Beach Chrysler-Jeep dealership, which had been located at 2800 Cherry A...

Torch Run raises $350K for young cancer patients

June 26, 2009

Filed under Community, Health

More than 250 children with cancer, sickle cell disease and other serious blood disorders participated in last Saturday's relay while passing an Olympic-style torch. The Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center (JJCCC) h...

Rancho offering four free concerts this summer

June 26, 2009

Filed under Community, music

The 2009 Rancho Los Cerritos Summer Concert Series will be bringing a variety of musical styles to entertain guests of all ages this summer. The four concerts, underwritten by the Rancho's volunteer support group, are free...

LBCC program helping to feed children

June 26, 2009

Filed under Community, Health

The Long Beach City College (LBCC) Child Development Center (CDC) has recently announced its renewed sponsorship of the Child Care Food Program, which will allow all eligible children enrolled in its childcare program to...

Culinary arts education program already catering to community

June 26, 2009

Filed under Education, food, Health

LBCC culinary arts student Laura Labra garnishes a salad with tomatoes for a Hotel, Restaurant: Institutional cooking class. Story and photo by Steven Piper Editorial Intern Capable of catering events with as many as 900 people,...

Around Town

June 26, 2009

Filed under Around Town

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE READ? The Long Beach Area League of Women Voters invites members and the public to an informal book discussion at the Los Altos Library (5614 E. Britton Dr.) on Saturday, June 27 from 10am to noon. An...

Mayors to be interviewed for oral history series

June 26, 2009

Filed under Community

The Historical Society of Long Beach has announced the opening of The Long Beach Mayors Oral History Series, a multiple event program featuring interviews before a live audience with each of the city's five living mayors. Topics...

Letter to the Editor

June 26, 2009

Filed under Letters to the Editor

'Genitally Expressed?' I am disappointed that public officials such as Councilman Dee Andrews support a religion-sponsored project such as the Kroc Center. Quite apart from Andrews's violation of the constitution...

Commentary: Being truly ‘safe and sane’ this Independence Day

June 26, 2009

Filed under Commentary

By Hugh R. Parry President and CEO Prevent Blindness America Fireworks pose dangerous risks, especially to children. In fact, more than 40 percent of all fireworks injuries are to children under the age of 15. ...

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