The Signal Tribune newspaper

Vol. 36 No. 4- June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014

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JetBlue pushing for international flights at LB Airport

June 27, 2014

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Sean Belk Staff Writer Years from now, airline passengers may be able to fly from Long Beach to, possibly, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico— that is, if JetBlue Airways gets its way. The airline has expressed interest in establishin...

Cherry Avenue’s makeover to begin soon!really!

June 27, 2014

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CJ Dablo Staff Writer Cherry Avenue is about to undergo a major facelift. The long-awaited plans to improve the street are close to a reality, now that Signal Hill officials have approved a contractor to take on the first phase of the makeover...

A voice in court
Meeting the challenges of troubled youth in foster care

June 27, 2014

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Ashley Fowler Staff Writer It's not news that LA County's foster care system is overwhelmed with more than 28,000 children in need, but programs like CASA of Los Angeles (Court Appointed Special Advocates) hope to supplement support for troubled you...

Long Beach City College says goodbye to retiring board trustees

June 27, 2014

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Ashley Fowler Staff Writer Long Beach City College (LBCC) held a reception ceremony to honor the work of retiring trustees Thomas Clark and Mark Bowen at its board meeting on Tuesday. “I wish to thank both Dr. Clark and trustee Bowen for th...

City of Long Beach granted $924K to improve Willow Springs Park

June 27, 2014

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Ashley Fowler Staff Writer West Long Beach's Willow Springs Park will undergo a massive rehabilitation project. In a new grant awarded this month, the City of Long Beach was awarded $924,000 to overhaul Willow Springs Park's wetlands, trails and n...

Thoughts from the Publisher

June 27, 2014

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As are many local residents, I am a big fan of Delius Restaurant. The owners, Dave and Louise Solzman, have been avid advertisers of mine since I worked for other publications and long before I owned the Signal Tribune. I rememb...

Letters, Emails and Website Comments

June 27, 2014

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Trash talk Just finished reading your commentary about the trash left on the street, yard and property you described [“How a local middle school 'distinguishes' itself," June 20, 2014]. Yes, it is something to see and very ...

Signal Hill Petroleum makes donation to fund summer-long Movies in the Park

June 27, 2014

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Signal Hill Petroleum Inc. awarded a check for $27,500 to Partners of Parks at the Long Beach City Council meeting Tuesday, June 17 to finance the Movies in the Park program, which provides a series of free movies at local parks from June through August. Stefanie ...

Around Town

June 27, 2014

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COLLEGE-BOUND What College planning Who Hosted by College Planning of Long Beach Where Ruth Bach Library, 4055 Bellflower Blvd. When Saturday, June 28 from 10:15am to 11:45am More Info Admission is free, but seating is limited....

LBPD confiscates $5,000 worth of illegal fireworks

June 27, 2014

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The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has confiscated more than $5,000 worth of illegal fireworks, according to police. On June 22, directed-enforcement officers from the North Division began working an investigation into the sale of illegal firework...

Posing questions to local artist Bruce Barlow

June 27, 2014

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Cory Bilicko Managing Editor Artist Bruce Barlow has a lot of interests— taxidermy, astronomy, entomology, zoology and music among them— and they all overlap and play roles in his work. The Oakland native has been a consistently working spec...

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