The Signal Tribune newspaper

Vol. 35 No. 17— Sept. 27, 2013

September 27, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Uncategorized

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Deadline looms for City of Long Beach to submit plans for former RDA properties

September 27, 2013

Filed under News

CJ Dablo Staff Writer The City of Long Beach has just a few short weeks to finalize and submit a report detailing a long-range management plan for property that belonged to the City's former redevelopment agency (RDA). Since the redevelopment ...

New ‘North Town’ fire station opens 

September 27, 2013

Filed under News

After work stoppages, labor disputes and funding difficulties, there was one last thing to contend with to complete the nearly $10-million new, state-of-the-art Fire Station 12 in north Long Beach— pushing into the garage a shiny, red fire engine that h...

Businesses investing in Signal Hill, Bixby Knolls storefronts and restaurants

September 27, 2013

Filed under News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Though the economy may not have fully recovered yet, it appears that business owners see great potential in the local area and are investing in brick-and-mortar locations along local commercial corridors. At least three new si...

State bill would remove restrictions on WRD’s reserve spending but also add budget oversight

September 27, 2013

Filed under News

Sean Belk Staff Writer A bill that was recently passed by the California State Legislature will temporarily remove restrictions on how the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) can spend its reserve mone...

LB candidates prohibited from transferring funds from past campaigns, attorney says

September 27, 2013

Filed under News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Under municipal code, political candidates running for Long Beach city offices are banned from transferring funds left over from former campaigns, said a Los Angeles attorney in a statement that was sent to...

14 questions for local artist Bob Winberry

September 27, 2013

Filed under Imitating Life

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor In 100 words or less, what do you do as an artist? I combine camera with computer to create images that border between photography and illustration. As I shoot digital, I tweak every photo out of the camera first to crea...

Cal Rep’s Blackbird is honest, surprising 90-minute confrontation between victim and victimizer

September 27, 2013

Filed under Culture

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor The dirty employee break room of a dental-pharmaceutical company is the setting. Garbage cans overflow with empty potato-chip bags, candy-bar wrappers and soda cans. A hodgepodge of chairs also characterizes the room; ...

Thoughts from the Publisher

September 27, 2013

Filed under Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart Being affiliated with a newspaper certainly has its perks. Case in point: Back in July, I was invited to Knott's Berry Farm's press conference where they were to unveil plans for their 41st Halloween Haunt celebration. ...

Commentary: C-17 program’s shutdown in Long Beach is result of federal government’s inability to compromise

September 27, 2013

Filed under Commentary

By Don Knabe, Los Angeles County Supervisor, Fourth District After celebrating the delivery of the United States Air Force's last C-17 with thousands of local Boeing employees just last week, I am absolutely stunned and deva...

The Campaign Trail

September 27, 2013

Filed under The Campaign Trail

Ricardo Linarez, who is running for the 1st District seat on the Long Beach City Council, will host a fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 4 from 5:30pm to 8pm at Birdcage, 224 W. 4th St. More information is available at ricardolinarez.com . Read More »...

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