The Signal Tribune newspaper

Assistant secretary of Interior warns of America’s shrinking water supply

April 30, 2010

Filed under Environment, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Unless the United States changes the way it uses and conserves water, the nation is headed for a severe shortage of that precious commodity in the not-too-distant future. That's what Ann...

Altruism will be ‘in the mix’ at Bixby jazz concert

April 30, 2010

Filed under Art, Arts, Entertainment

By Cory Bilicko Entertainment Writer When the next Expo jazz concert returns to Bixby Knolls this Sunday, a good cause will come along with it. Chris Williams, a local jazz singer and percussionist, has been performing ...

Adult-entertainment club opening in SH amid some opposition

April 30, 2010

Filed under News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer In spite of strong opposition from some neighboring residents, The Palms, an adult club featuring partially nude dancers opened in Signal Hill last night (April 29), on Palm Drive near Willo...

Around Town

April 30, 2010

Filed under Around Town

!ANOTHER MAN'S TREASURE Community Presbyterian Church, 6380 Orange Ave. will host a rummage sale Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1 at 9am to 3pm each day. For more information, or to donate items that are clean and in usa...

Port offering grants to assist schools, daycare sites

April 30, 2010

Filed under News

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has designated $5 million for a fund covering schools and related sites, such as daycare facilities. Applications for the "Schools and Related Sites" grant program are now available...

Numerous events planned for Breakwater Awareness Month

April 30, 2010

Filed under News

Fourth District Councilmember Patrick O'Donnell has declared the month of May "Breakwater Awareness Month." The Long Beach Breakwater is a federal structure that was originally built for the city's naval base. Since the closing...

Van Hooten resigns as LB Playhouse executive director

April 30, 2010

Filed under News, theater, theatre

David Haberbush, president of the board of directors for the Long Beach Playhouse has announced the appointment of Andrew Vonderschmitt as the interim managing director effective immediately. Vonderschmitt replaces Joan Van Hooten,...

Origami exercise improves students’ understanding of math, science

April 30, 2010

Filed under Education

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Dramatic Results, an award-winning educational agency based in Signal Hill, set its sights on Hamilton Middle School's self-contained sixth-grade class last week to provide stru...

FOLBA conducting low-cost microchip clinic

April 30, 2010

Filed under News

In 2009, a local dog owner was reunited with her poodle “Princess" because her microchip was traced to her Long Beach address. The dog had been missing for more than four years. In Long Beach, all animals are scanned three...

Thoughts from the Publisher

April 30, 2010

Filed under Thoughts From The Publisher

By Neena Strichart Steve and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary on Wednesday of last week. Our original plan (Plan A) was to take off for Las Vegas for a few days, find a little chapel and renew our vows, play the n...

Getting engaged

April 30, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

In an effort to promote a more open and transparent process, I invite you to take part in a live webcast of budget forums that are being held across the state over the next few weeks. It is crucial that everyone be included in...

From blight to delight

April 30, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

As a regular customer at Ralphs Market at 4250 Long Beach Blvd., I have long been dismayed at the unkempt condition of an area between their parking lot and the Seven-Eleven store, on the San Antonio Drive side of their property....

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