The Signal Tribune newspaper

Sebastian Echeverry
The first-born child of Colombian immigrants, Sebastian Echeverry has been working as a professional journalist in SoCal for the past four years. His byline first appeared in the Cerritos College student-run newspaper Talon Marks in 2013. He has worked as an intern with the digital team at NBC 4 LA and Telemundo 52 at Universal City before graduating from Cal State Long Beach with a B.A. in journalism in 2019.

Sebastian enjoys playing soccer for an adult league on the weekends and going on hikes. He's interested in world politics, sports, technology and history.

Have story ideas or just want to say hi? Send an email to [email protected]

Sebastian Echeverry, Managing Editor

Dec 09, 2019
Long Beach police investigating shooting near Long Beach Day Nursery (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
Craft-beer fans rejoice: Second Hi-Lo Liquor Market to open in Long Beach (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
Man struck with bottle and robbed under 7th Street bridge, Long Beach police say (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
Photos: Queen Mary Christmas invites guests to seaside winter wonderland (Story)
Dec 06, 2019
Steve Meng drops out of 6th District race, endorses Suley Saro (Story)
Dec 06, 2019
Health officials say flu season started early this year: Where to get flu shots in Long Beach (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Long Beach does away with recent tenant-relocation policies, seeks to establish security-deposit program for seniors (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Los Angeles Angels reach tentative deal to stay in Anaheim, Long Beach left in the dugout (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Long Beach will conduct financial audit of Queen Mary lease agreement (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
LB City Council will consider forgoing tenant relocation-assistance program as state law takes effect next year (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
ភាពគ្មានផ្ទះសម្បែង ឧក្រិដ្ឋកម្ម និងលំនៅដ្ឋាន៖ ទាំងនេះជាអ្វីដែលបេក្ខជននៃ​ក្រុមប្រឹក្សាក្រុង សង្កាត់ទី ៦ បាននិយាយក្នុងវេទិកាជជែកពិភាក្សាសាធារណៈ (Story)
Nov 26, 2019
With Thanksgiving on the horizon, FDA investigates E. coli outbreak linked to romaine harvested in California (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
Homelessness, crime and housing: Here’s what the 6th district council candidates had to say during a public forum (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
UPDATE: Long Beach shooting stems from verbal argument, 2 victims injured in shooting (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Long Beach police investigating shooter’s motive that left 5 injured (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Long Beach nurses rally to address understaffed hospital, call for MemorialCare leadership to settle contract (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Soft launch of new Long Beach Homeless Ally program aims to gather civic leadership to help transient population (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Council candidates running for 6th district to appear in public forum Nov. 22 (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Back in the workforce: Long Beach prepares to launch homeless employment program (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Long Beach fire chief says staff shortages is causing overtime strain on ambulance crews (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Long Beach Police Department releases security footage of 7-11 shooting (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
Los funcionarios de Long Beach reciben actualizaciones sobre los proyectos de restauración de Queen Mary (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
Caso del hombre sospechoso de matar a una familia de tres en un accidente de DUI presentado ante el fiscal de distrito del condado de Los Ángeles (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
Elección especial: Mary Zendejas se lleva la victoria no-oficial para dirigir el Primer Distrito del Consejo de Long Beach (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
Road to recovery: Here are some Long Beach organizations residents can call in wake of traumatic events (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
Case of man suspected of killing family of three in DUI crash presented to LA County District Attorney (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Long Beach officials receive updates on Queen Mary restoration projects (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Special Election: Mary Zendejas takes unofficial win for 1st District Council seat (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Long Beach Transit hosts first summit meeting to discusses sustainable transportation (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Councilmember Pearce to host vigil in wake of deadly house party shooting in Long Beach (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Here’s what new healthcare guidelines, benefits in 2020 mean for Long Beach residents (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
Long Beach police investigate shots fired at woman’s car on Temple Avenue (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
Those who lift together, stay together (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
Long Beach police to seek bail increases, gang-enhancement charges to address reoffending criminals (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Burst water pipe near Alamitos Bay leaves large sinkhole in the street, 40 homes without water (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
Long Beach Fire Department receives FEMA grant to hire new firefighters, maintain services (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
Thoughts from the Managing Editor | Oct. 18, 2019 (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Hospital comunitario, ciudad de Long Beach llegan a un acuerdo de arrendamiento a largo plazo (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Centro legal de Defensores de Inmigrantes que representa a 10 residentes de Long Beach que enfrentan la deportación de ICE (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
SWAT, Vice raid on illegal gambling establishment in Long Beach nets 11 arrests (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Immigrant Defender Law Center representing 10 Long Beach residents facing ICE deportation (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Community Hospital, City of Long Beach reach long-term lease agreement (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Incendio en apartamento de Signal Hill deja al veterano retirado del ejército y a su esposa sin hogar por un año (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Signal Hill apartment fire leaves retired army veteran, wife without a home for a year (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Sospechoso arrestado en 2018 caso de disparos del ex jugador de fútbol LBCC (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Suspect arrested in 2018 shooting case of former LBCC football player (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Acuario del Pacífico libera tortugas marinas hembras de vuelta al océano (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Long Beach police conduct narcotics search warrant, makes arrest seizes firearm and drugs (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Aquarium of the Pacific releases female sea turtle back into the ocean (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Acuario del Pacífico libera tortuga marina hembra de vuelta al océano (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
UPDATE: Suspect is arrested after ‘credible threat’ shuts down CSULB (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
California passes new laws in attempt to increase housing (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Fire up the engines: Fire Station 17 near Traffic Circle will have its fire engine back on Oct. 16 (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Robbery suspect flees on foot after stealing cash from Cambodia Town business (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Some roads will be closed for the Long Beach Marathon, here’s what you need to do (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
Long Beach-led supportive housing gets green light from Sacramento (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
LA/LB Seaport agents put a freeze on over 5,200 fake refrigerator-water filters from China (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
LBPD annuncia más detalles sobre el tiroteo 7-11 involucrado por oficiales (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
LBPD release more details on 7-11 officer-involved shooting (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Committee pulls out from sponsoring Veterans Day parade after 20 years, city says a parade is still happening despite committee’s action (Story)
Sep 24, 2019
Shooting for the stars: Satellite companies find renewed interest in Long Beach, mayor says during ‘Building a Better LB’ event (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Sospechoso de robo que murió en el tiroteo llevaba una pistola BB, dice la policía (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Robbery suspect killed in shooting was carrying a BB-gun pistol, police say (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Long Beach public health officer warns of harmful side effects of using vaping pens (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Police extradite suspect from Arizona wanted for deadly shooting inside illegal-gambling establishment in Long Beach (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Officer-involved shooting leaves suspect dead at PCH business (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
What’s in a sign? Signal Hill Planning Commission discuss policy for future Auto Center signage agreements. (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Feline Good Social Club: un lugar perfecto para los amantes de los gatos (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
Feline Good Social Club: a ‘purrr’-fect place for cat lovers (Story)
Sep 17, 2019
Police conducted search for burglary suspect who brandished firearm at employees in Cambodia Town business (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
Long Beach police arrest suspect with sword who made verbal threats over the phone (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Two-car accident leaves flipped car, no injuries reported (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Bixby Knolls’ craft brewers set to participate in free event as part of California Craft Beer Summit (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Beachcomber newspaper announces lawsuit against Long Beach City for allegedly ‘stonewalling’ public records (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Marcando un paraguas para el activismo civil: una mirada retrospectiva a la Coalición de Reforma de Long Beach, campañas futuras (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
La policía de Signal Hill anuncia fechas para el programa de la Academia de Ciudadanos (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Branding an umbrella for civil activism: A look back on the Long Beach Reform Coalition, future campaigns (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Signal Hill police announce dates for Citizen’s Academy program (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Long Beach police seize multiple firearms, make two arrests (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Long Beach ranks among top 20 U.S cities with high anti-LGBTQ+ incidents, new report shows (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Violent crime is down in Long Beach, but police frustrated with criminal reoffenders (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
LBCC organizará feria de trabajo para puestos de tiempo completo y medio tiempo (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
Paramount man shot to death in Long Beach following escalated argument (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
LBCC to host job fair for full-time, part-time positions (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
County awarded $1 million grant to remove lead-paint hazards from north Long Beach housing complex (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Update: Authorities launch internal-affairs investigation of LBPD K-9 found dead inside patrol car (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Actualización: Las autoridades inician una investigación de asuntos internos del LBPD K-9 encontrado muerto dentro de una patrulla (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Programa de mosquitos estériles en todo el condado en las obras para controlar la población (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Líderes de la ciudad abordan información errónea sobre la estación de bomberos 9, afirman que la ciudad está buscando una nueva ubicación temporal (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
City leaders address reported misinformation on Fire Station 9, claim city is looking for new temporary location (Story/Media)
Aug 27, 2019
Countywide sterile-mosquito program in the works to control population (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
Dos tiendas robadas en centro comercial Long Beach Exchange, según la policía (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
Two stores robbed at Long Beach Exchange, police say (Story)
Aug 21, 2019
Police arrest suspect who planned to shoot up Long Beach hotel, authorities say (Story)
Aug 21, 2019
Closed fire station in Los Cerritos may increase response times, fire chief says (Story)
Aug 20, 2019
Man arrested after leading police on chase near Scherer Park (Story)
Aug 20, 2019
Bixby Knolls store employee suffers minor laceration during alleged robbery, police say (Story)
Aug 14, 2019
Councilmember Price to propose app-based approach to improve homeless services (Story)
Aug 14, 2019
Long Beach police arrest San Pedro man on suspicion of DUI following traffic accident (Story)
Aug 13, 2019
Masked suspects rob T-Mobile store in Long Beach, police say (Story)
Aug 12, 2019
Long Beach and Signal Hill see its managers out the door: West, Honeycutt to step down from city manager positions (Story)
Aug 09, 2019
Long Beach emergency agencies sharpen skills during active-shooter drill at CSULB (Story)
Aug 08, 2019
Long Beach residents question proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget during community meeting (Story)
Aug 07, 2019
Long Beach mayor files intent to run for state lieutenant governor in 2026 election (Story)
Aug 07, 2019
Second Council District candidate submits 62 affidavits claiming increase in accidents on Broadway (Story)
Aug 07, 2019
Bernie Sanders draws thousands at LBCC during SoCal visit (Story)
Aug 06, 2019
Photos: Bernie Sanders addresses corporate spending among other issues at Long Beach rally (Story)
Aug 05, 2019
Bernie Sanders to host rally at Long Beach City College (Story)
Jul 31, 2019
Here’s what you need to know about Long Beach’s 2020 budget proposal (Story)
Jul 30, 2019
Dine LBC, Long Beach chefs band together to feed the homeless before week-long event (Story)
Jul 29, 2019
Alley fire spreads onto Cal Heights home, cause of fire under investigation (Story)
Jul 26, 2019
Los Cerritos wetlands group calls on county supervisor to support nature-based Measure W projects (Story)
Jul 26, 2019
Commentary: Trying something new (Story)
Jul 26, 2019
Video maps out 30 years of statewide earthquakes (Story)
Jul 24, 2019
Signal Hill police arrest suspect for assault with deadly weapon (Story)
Jul 24, 2019
Signal Hill police phone maintenance may interrupt non-emergency calls (Story)
Jul 16, 2019
Protesters take to the streets, outraged with Broadway ‘Road Diet’ (Story)
Jul 12, 2019
Long Beach mayor says police will not assist in alleged ICE raids this weekend (Story)
Jul 02, 2019
LB City launching parking program for homeless living in cars (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
Biennial count in SH, LB to identify homeless people in region (Story)
Jan 11, 2019
The ‘baby blues’ culprit (Story)
Jan 11, 2019
Commentary: On to new challenges– A look back at modernizing the paper (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
LBCF hosts event for residents to learn ways they can help homeless (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
Woolsey Fire update: 100 percent contained (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
Is this your beach ball, Charlie Brown? (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Coyotes and stop signs (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
Long Beach Hospitality Alliance claims four LB officials possibly violated city code during hotel-safety ordinance voting session (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
Fighting– and living– in Vietnam (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
An embodiment of service (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Controversial Supreme Court nomination hits The Beach (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Animal advocacy group alleges LB mayor hid comments on Facebook (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Making waves (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
CSULB food drive collects 1,782 meals for students (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
A mosquito invasion (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Strength in numbers (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
The sky’s the limit (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Killer on the loose (Story)
Aug 17, 2018
Not enough hands on deck (Story)
Aug 03, 2018
Number of CSULB law students interested in immigration law increases (Story)
Jul 27, 2018
The high cost of pot? (Story)
Jul 20, 2018
More money, less problems? (Story)
Jul 12, 2018
Smoking summertime nights (Story)
Jul 06, 2018
Local human-rights groups gather for Families Belong Together rally (Story)
Jun 08, 2018
LB organizations collect $26,000 to help low-income renters (Story)
May 31, 2018
New Salvation Army center to include two-story gymnasium, athletic field (Story)
May 29, 2018
Despite opposition, LB mayor insists Measure M not a tax (Story)
Serving Bixby Knolls, California Heights, Los Cerritos, Wrigley and Signal Hill
Sebastian Echeverry