The Signal Tribune newspaper

After-School Special

July 31, 2009

Filed under Community

Photo by Artyom Yakovlev Story contributed by Jose M. Flores Last week, the Central Neighborhood Advisory Committee (CNAC) joined the YMCA project WRAP (Winners Reach Amazing Potential) in conjunction with City of Long Beach Neighborho...

Councilwoman’s discussion about seeking public office shares legal advice, election logistics, warnings

July 31, 2009

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Political consultant Traci Kittinger, Fifth District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske, political/financial consultant David Gould, and Long Beach City Clerk Larry Herrera presented information on the legal matters, financial necessities, family issues, personal ...

Shooting, other problems at park draw concerned crowd to public meeting

July 31, 2009

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LBPD Lt. Jeff Liberman (left) and North Division Commander Billy Squach discuss the recent shooting that took place at Somerset Park. Story and Photo by Nick Diamantides Staff Writer A late Sunday afternoon shooting at Somerset...

After street work necessitated its hiatus, First Fridays returns to Bixby Knolls

July 31, 2009

Filed under Arts, Community, music

Local musician Michelle Mangione will perform at Baba Ghanouj Lebanese Restaurant. First Fridays will return August 7 to create “art amongst the rubble." There will be lots of music for just about everyone's taste, or participants can make the...

City of LB makes sustainable plan available for public response

July 31, 2009

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The City of Long Beach Draft Sustainable City Action Plan is available for public comment. The Sustainable City Commission, which advises the City Council on environmental issues such as buildings and neighborhoods, urban nature,...

LB to inaugurate Latin-American Parade, Festival this September

July 31, 2009

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The Downtown Long Beach Associates has partnered with the Museum of Latin American Art to produce the first-ever Latin-American Parade & Festival in Downtown on Saturday, September 12, 2009. The event will begin with parade on...

Community Emergency Response Team providing free workshop

July 31, 2009

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Residents are invited to learn about the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) of Long Beach at a free workshop on Monday, August 3, from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Neighborhood Resource Center, 425 Atlantic Ave. The workshop...

Around Town

July 31, 2009

Filed under Around Town

A FACTION OF ACTION The North Long Beach Community Action Group will be hosting its monthly meeting at the North Police Substation, 4891 Atlantic Ave., on Sunday, Aug. 2 from 2pm to 4pm. This is an open education meeting featurin...

Letters to the Editor

July 31, 2009

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Hit the Road, Jackhammer Now that the repaving of Atlantic Avenue is complete, Bixby Knolls is trying to get back to normal. The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA) has recently displayed new banners along Atlantic Avenue stating that ...

Thoughts from the Publisher

July 31, 2009

Filed under Thoughts From The Publisher

By Neena Strichart For a very short period in my life, I had the honor of working as a senior trip chaperone for the City of Signal Hill. I helped take reservations for the various outings and accompanied the folks on their...

With a mission to help needy, St. Vincent de Paul thrift store officially opens

July 31, 2009

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(from left) Council president Jim Weiss, Bishop Salazar and Father Villarroya participate in the store's official ribbon cutting. Story and photo by Neena Strichart Publisher On Pacific Coast Highway, just across the street from Signal Hil...

Local Goodwill to host its first free shredding event

July 31, 2009

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Shred-4-Good, a new social enterprise of Goodwill Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (SOLAC), will host its first monthly Free Shred Day on Tuesday, August 4 from 8am to10 am. The first box is free, but each additional...

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