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Signal Tribune – Vol. 32 No. 12 – August 27, 2010

August 27, 2010

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After gathering enough signatures, Dibs runs again as Independent for Congress

August 27, 2010

Filed under News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Nicholas “Nick" Dibs is convinced that the people of California's 37th Congressional District would be better served if they gave him a seat in the United States House of Representatives...

Crane operator trapped when compressed cylinder explodes

August 27, 2010

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Just after 11:30am Wednesday morning, units from the Long Beach Fire Department responded to Pacific Coast Recycling, 482 Pier T Ave., after the report of an incident involving a crane operator who had been trapped inside his crane due to an explosion. Read More »...

Governor signs statewide social host bill same day as teen-drinking prevention conference

August 27, 2010

Filed under Government, Safety

Adults in the state of California who serve alcohol to underage youth now could be held liable if the minors are injured or killed, under legislation signed by the governor last week. California becomes one of just a few states...

Lowenthal’s ‘homeless hate crime bill’ sent to governor

August 27, 2010

Filed under News, Politics

A divided Assembly on Tuesday sent the governor a bill by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal that would let homeless crime victims use hate-crime statutes to seek justice from their attackers in civil court. The so-called “homeless...

Around Town

August 27, 2010

Filed under Around Town

DANCE AND SING, GET UP AND DO YOUR THING The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association will host its summer community party Friday, Aug. 27 at 8pm at the Long Beach Petroleum Club. All are welcome (all ages too).  Eighti...

Public health officials issue heat advisory for residents to protect themselves from heat

August 27, 2010

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The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) is advising residents to take precautions against the heat due to the National Weather Service's forecast that hot weather will affect much of...

Fair to educate about, celebrate sustainable-living practice of home restoration

August 27, 2010

Filed under Education, Environment

Flip no more. Home restoration is the new sustainable lifestyle. Now in its third year, the family-friendly 2010 Restoration Trade Fair (RTF) event on Sunday, Sept. 19 from 9:30am to 4pm will bring together city personnel knowledgeable...

Thoughts from the Publisher

August 27, 2010

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By Neena Strichart Many story ideas come across my desk that we deem worthy of publishing. Sometimes the information comes to us by email or fax, other times we receive it the old-fashioned way— by mail carrier or phone. Some i...

Very much alive despite closed retail doors

August 27, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

It is with great sadness that I have to report that Community Life, the program that assisted developmentally challenged adults, has closed. This had a domino effect on the rest of the building's tenants, The Copy House and InkPeace...

Western states receive Commerce Department assistance to help boost competitiveness in global marketplace

August 27, 2010

Filed under Economy

United States Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Monday announced $1.7 million in US Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant funds to the Western Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC), which serves the states of Arizona,...

Workforce Investment Network offers free training programs

August 27, 2010

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The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network's hands-on Environmental Safety and Remediation Training Program and Construction Skills Training Program will begin new training sessions soon. Federal funding provides training...

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