The Signal Tribune newspaper

At WANA meeting, LBUSD Board VP sheds light on recent teacher lay-offs

June 25, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Many people— especially parents— are worried about how the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) will continue to operate under continuing budget cutbacks. In the last approxima...

Foster joins mayors from around the country in tour of BP oil disaster area

June 25, 2010

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The president of The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), Mayor Elizabeth Kautz (of Burnsville, Minnesota), along with USCM second vice president, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and USCM CEO and Executive Director T...

For young adults leaving foster-care system, Palace to help make transition into independence

June 25, 2010

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By Steven Piper Editorial Intern Susana Gonzales says she did not ask to be a foster child, stressing that no parentless youth do indeed request their orphan status. Yet, despite the obstacles she has faced, Gonzales ov...

Around Town

June 25, 2010

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STACKS OF FUN Readers of all ages are invited to join the summer reading program at their local Long Beach Public Library, which offers activities, games, and prizes for everyone from babies to adults. The summer reading programs...

Transportation Committee: battery technology, state’s infrastructure need improving for ZEVs

June 25, 2010

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By Steven Piper Editorial Intern By 2018, a minimum of 16 percent of vehicles produced for sale in California must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), a bar that has been set by the State. The Gulf's oil crisis, stressing ...

Lowenthal given Environmental Leadership Award

June 25, 2010

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Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D—Long Beach) received the highest award bestowed by the California League of Conservation Voters, a non-partisan advocacy group for California's environment, during a ceremony Tuesday ne...

Small-business owners get helping hand through new Goldman Sachs program

June 25, 2010

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By Steven Piper Editorial Intern Salon owner Andrew Kripp is stepping closer to his dream of having three salon locations in Long Beach, thanks to incoming funds from a $500-million, nationwide, five-year initiative l...

Thoughts from the Publisher

June 25, 2010

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By Neena Strichart It's hard to believe the year is half over. I stay so busy that time doesn't just fly by— it absolutely zooms! We're now into day four of summer 2010, Father's Day is behind us and most graduation exerc...

Retail growth continues in Signal Hill

June 25, 2010

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By Neena Strichart Publisher Although the construction climate in other areas of the country may be bleak, it seems that “growth" is the watchword for the city of Signal Hill. On the retail horizon for the 2.2-square-mil...

Local nonprofit healthcare providers awarded service grants

June 25, 2010

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Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) announced the recipients of Emergency Healthcare Services grants during a presentation last week at Gallery Expo in Bixby Knolls. Six nonprofit healthcare providers along the Atlantic Avenue...

Trauma drama

June 25, 2010

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American Red Cross volunteer and Cerritos resident Jeff Dohzen is helped to the triage unit during a simulated disaster response exercise at St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) on Atlantic Avenue. In theory, terrorists had attacked L...

Spotlight on Advertisers

June 25, 2010

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The staff of Le Yen restaurant, 4140 Atlantic Ave., will be on vacation Sunday, July 4 through Monday, July 12. Le Yen can be reached at (562) 427-1937. Arashi restaurant, 3550 N. Long Beach Blvd., will be the host for the B...

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