The Signal Tribune newspaper

Anita W. Harris
Anita W. Harris is a freelance writer, editor and writing teacher based in Long Beach. She covers community issues and reviews theater for the Signal Tribune.

Anita W. Harris, Staff/ Culture Writer

Dec 09, 2019
Signal Hill grappling with long-term water and additional-housing plans (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Growing a budding industry (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Theatre review: Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s The Plot to Overthrow Christmas (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
Long Beach to consider lowering certain cannabis-business taxes (Story)
Nov 27, 2019
Theatre review: Cal Rep’s Move: The History of a Hand at Cal State Long Beach (Story)
Nov 27, 2019
Bixby Knolls Business Association explores new financing options (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Long Beach City Council to consider increasing allowed pets from 4 to 6 to reduce animal euthanasia (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
El Ayuntamiento de Signal Hill arrienda terrenos a Honda para el almacenamiento de automóviles (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
Signal Hill City Council leases land to Honda for auto storage (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
Signal Hill Public Library hosts new digital voting-station demo through Nov. 23 (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Theatre review: Long Beach Playhouse’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Signal Hill reviews water-rate increase at community workshop (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Long Beach Latinos paid less despite working more (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
Signal Hill to survey resident attitudes about cannabis regulation (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Theatre review: Musical Theatre West’s Something Rotten! (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Theatre review: “Once” at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (Story)
Oct 10, 2019
SH City Council approves commemorative-flag policy, despite opposing public comment (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
El Concejo Municipal de LB aprueba la prohibición indefinida de vender tabaco aromatizado y productos de ‘vaping’ (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Theatre review- “Blue Man Group: Speechless” at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
LB City Council approves indefinite ban on selling flavored tobacco and vaping products (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Newcomer P3 Theatre Company settles into the Ernest Borgnine Theatre (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
El Ayuntamiento de LB debatirá la prohibición de la venta de cigarrillos electrónicos 1 de octubre (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Long Beach City Council to discuss banning e-cigarette sales during Oct. 1 meeting (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Signal Hill City Council appoints new city manager (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Theatre Review: Evita at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Theatre review: Cal Rep’s production of Mud at Cal State Long Beach (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
El Consejo Municipal de Signal Hill aprueba el permiso de estacionamiento residencial en la cima de la colima (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Signal Hill City Council approves hilltop residential permit-parking (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Theatre review: Othello at the Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Potencial de terremoto en los puertos de LB y LA más alto de lo que se creía anteriormente: un estudio reciente sugiere que la falla de Wilmington podría generar activamente un gran terremoto. (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Earthquake potential under Ports of LB and LA higher than previously believed: Recent study suggests Wilmington Fault could actively generate large quake. (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
Theatre Review: Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Titus Andronicus (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Signal Hill City Council updates municipal fees, increases stipends and salaries (Story)
Aug 22, 2019
Sunnyside Cemetery rescued from ruin (Story)
Aug 16, 2019
Signal Hill City Council conducts cannabis workshop (Story)
Aug 08, 2019
Bixby Knolls restaurants continue to (r)evolve: Hortencia’s closes but Tokyo Guild opens, with bagels and Texas BBQ coming soon (Story)
Aug 01, 2019
Healing and helping, one step at a time: Fallen SHPD Officer Anthony Giniewicz’s daughter to walk 25 miles in his memory. (Story)
Jul 25, 2019
Signal Hill City Council hears about handling coyotes (Story)
Jul 23, 2019
Theatre review: Center Theatre Group’s The Play That Goes Wrong (Story)
Jul 19, 2019
Theatre review: Musical Theatre West’s The Little Mermaid (Story)
Jul 18, 2019
Port of Long Beach cargo drops amid tariff concerns: Latest figures down by 10% compared to last year (Story)
Jul 12, 2019
Theatre review: The Book of Will at the Utah Shakespeare Festival (Story)
Jul 11, 2019
Signal Hill City Council learns about increased area homeless: During council meeting, LAHSA, PATH and the SH Police Department describe combating homelessness. (Story)
Jul 03, 2019
Sunnyside Cemetery holds breath as Long Beach weighs takeover (Story)
Jun 27, 2019
SH City Council reinstates youth-sports program (Story)
Jun 24, 2019
Theatre review: International City Theatre’s ‘Bestseller’ (Story)
Jun 21, 2019
Coffee and concerns, with a councilmember (Story)
Jun 21, 2019
One foot in the grave? (Story)
Jun 19, 2019
Theatre review: Long Beach Opera’s The Central Park Five (Story)
Jun 14, 2019
SH City Council approves renewing oil-drilling permit (Story)
Jun 07, 2019
Time management 101 (Story)
Jun 07, 2019
City council reviews Signal Hill’s updated 2019-2020 budget (Story)
May 31, 2019
SH City Council approves new Summerland residential project (Story)
May 31, 2019
Theatre Review: Seven Guitars at the Long Beach Playhouse (Story)
May 31, 2019
Theatre Review: Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Doctor Faustus (Story)
May 24, 2019
‘Waiting and learning’ about marijuana (Story)
May 17, 2019
SH City Council selects nine to serve new commission terms (Story)
May 10, 2019
Commentary: Guilty of motherhood (Story)
May 03, 2019
New homeless-outreach program discussed at neighborhood meeting (Story)
May 03, 2019
Theatre Review: Long Beach Opera and CalRep’s In the Penal Colony (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
SH City Council announces new library opening August 10 (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Epic Poems Part II: The Rape of Lucrece (Story)
Apr 19, 2019
Commentary: The mysteries of Easter (Story)
Apr 12, 2019
SH City Council adopts urgent ordinance regulating small wireless facilities (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Theatre review: Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Epic Poems Part I: Venus and Adonis (Story)
Apr 05, 2019
Braided together in friendship (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
SH City Council selects Woods as new mayor, Copeland as vice mayor (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Toasting a Long Beach icon (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
SH City Council approves contract to audit EDCO services (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Ruff reception (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
SH City Council authorizes contract for environmental review of proposed light-industrial park (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Theatre review: Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Othello (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
SH City Council approves using grant for food delivery and ADA compliance (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Commentary: Fishing for cuddles? Consider the cuttlefish! (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Theatre review: Center Theatre Group’s Cinderella (Story)
Feb 01, 2019
Fallen police officer Sgt. Don Campbell remembered (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Long Beach Opera’s The Black Cat (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
SH City Council agrees to save budget surplus of $1.07 million (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
‘Our city is getting even stronger,’ says LB mayor (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Theatre review: Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Sherlock Holmes and the Final Problem (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Theatre review: Long Beach Playhouse’s Spider’s Web (Story)
Jan 11, 2019
SH City Council approves land purchase to expand Signal Hill Park (Story)
Jan 04, 2019
Ray of hope shines from loss of Alzheimer’s victim (Story)
Dec 21, 2018
Winter shelter welcomes homeless people for the night (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
SH City Council extends library-construction contracts by four months, completion set for late July (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Musical Theatre West’s Elf: The Musical (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Residents push back on Heritage Square mixed-use development (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
SH City Council approves creation of new parks plan (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
Ten miles high and climbing (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Green-waste recycling gets green light from SH City Council (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
REVIEW: Long Beach Playhouse’s Pride and Prejudice (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
March or November? Signal Hill voters to choose new election date (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
Signal Hill City Council sets March 5 election date for city councilmembers, clerk and treasurer (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
Bringing back the dead through stories (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Signal Hill City Council OKs contract to assess Heritage Square environmental impact (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
Long Beach artists to showcase studios during ‘October is Arts Month’ (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
Theater Review: Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden at the Huntington (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
SH City Council awards Calbrisas Park playground-construction contract (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
SH Planning Commission recommends CUP for auto-body repair expansion (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Signal Hill receives $7.5 million to expand stormwater-capture basin (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
The show goes on at LB Shakespeare Company (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Theatre Review: The Tempest at Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
Theater Review: Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Troilus and Cressida (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
Signal Hill City Council approves seeking $3M loan to replace water well (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Leaders discuss local issues at LB NAACP meeting (Story)
Aug 17, 2018
Signal Hill City Council opposes repealing gas tax (Story)
Aug 10, 2018
Investing in the future (Story)
Aug 03, 2018
Theatre review: The Twentieth-Century Way at Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre (Story)
Jul 27, 2018
SH City Council authorizes relocation of tenants from commercial building scheduled for demolition (Story)
Jul 20, 2018
Saving for a rainy day (Story)
Jul 12, 2018
SH City Council approves engineering contracts for infrastructure projects (Story)
Jul 12, 2018
Theatre review: Musical Theatre West’s Yankee Doodle Dandy (Story)
Jul 06, 2018
Theatre review: The 39 Steps at International City Theatre (Story)
Jul 06, 2018
DeForest Park Wetlands officially opens to public (Story)
Jun 28, 2018
Signal Hill City Council approves budget and increased fees (Story)
Jun 22, 2018
State attorney general announces $67-million debt relief for former Corinthian students (Story)
Jun 14, 2018
Signal Hill City Council fills three commission seats (Story)
Jun 14, 2018
Theatre review: Love/Sick at the Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre (Story)
Jun 08, 2018
Signal Hill City Council reviews 2018-2020 budget (Story)
May 31, 2018
Long Beach considers new African-American cultural center (Story)
May 31, 2018
Theatre review: Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s All’s Well That Ends Well (Story)
May 29, 2018
SH City Council approves expanding stormwater capture at airport (Story)
May 29, 2018
Theatre review: School of Rock at the Pantages Theatre (Story)
Serving Bixby Knolls, California Heights, Los Cerritos, Wrigley and Signal Hill
Anita W. Harris