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Vol. 35 No. 4— June 28, 2013

June 28, 2013

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NFL player’s accuser ordered to pay LBUSD $2.6 million for 2002 false rape claim
School district’s lawyer says criminal charges up to DA

June 28, 2013

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Sean Belk Staff Writer A woman, who in 2002 falsely accused fellow Poly High School student and now pro football player Brian Banks of rape, has been ordered to pay the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) more th...

On heels of its ruling that 1965 Voting Rights Act’s formula is antiquated, US Supreme Court makes two rulings that empower marriage equality

June 28, 2013

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Cory Bilicko Managing Editor In what marriage-equality proponents are heralding as two moves in the right direction, the United States Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that married same-sex couples are entitled to federal benef...

Costco’s plans for gas station may go before Signal Hill Planning Commission in August

June 28, 2013

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Sean Belk Staff Writer A conditional-use permit (CUP) to allow Costco to build a members-only, 16-pump gas station on a parking lot adjacent to its Signal Hill store may go before the Signal Hill Planning Commission during a ...

Union employees of north Long Beach mental-health facility go on strike

June 28, 2013

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Sean Belk Staff Writer Amid labor-contract negotiations, union employees of a mental-health facility known as La Casa Mental Health Rehabilitation Center in north Long Beach initiated a five-day strike on Wednesday, June 26,...

LB’s Orchard Supply Hardware in Bixby Knolls slated for closure

June 28, 2013

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Sean Belk Staff Writer Orchard Supply Hardware, also known as OSH, announced last week that its Long Beach location at 4480 Atlantic Ave. in Bixby Knolls will shutter in the next three months in a first wave of store closu...

Neighborhood group addresses recent violence in nearby park by building community ties

June 28, 2013

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Leonardo Poareo Staff Writer They don't want to have to be the nosy neighbors, peering out of their windows suspiciously at every hint of activity outside in order to reduce violence in their community. No, the members of ...

Night lights

June 28, 2013

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The brightest moon of the year shares the spotlight last weekend with one of the California Heights vintage lampposts, restored through the neighborhood association's ongoing lamppost restoration program. The group hopes to rai...

Around Town

June 28, 2013

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GARNISHING YOUR GARMENTS What General meeting Who The Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave. When Friday, June 28 at 10:30am More Info The...

Thoughts from the Publisher

June 28, 2013

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by Neena Strichart Dear readers, we at the Signal Tribune were recently sent a press release pertaining to a new book written by local oncologist Dr. Robert Nagourney. A copy of the book was included in the envelope. Knowing that the author was the man I regard as the individual ...

Movie money

June 28, 2013

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The “Movies in the Park" program began its eighth year on June 24 with a screening of the movie Madagascar 3 at Signal Hill Park in recognition of the support of Signal Hill Petroleum (SHP), which donates funds each year ...

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