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Candidates gearing up for Signal Hill’s next election

December 10, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Signal Hill's next municipal election is less than three months away, and the deadline to file as a candidate was Dec. 3. Read More »...

Tempers flare at SH Council meeting about view impact caused by trees on streets, in parks

December 10, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The December 7 Signal Hill City Council meeting took place in a packed Council Chamber. Read More »...

Long Beach and Army Corps of Engineers agree to study city’s breakwater

December 3, 2010

Filed under Environment, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Imagine waves rising as high as six feet and water so clean you can see the ocean floor at four feet deep. Imagine surfers and tourists flocking to Long Beach to enjoy the pleasures on an...

Interim SHPD chief says he’s glad to be part of a tightly knit community

December 3, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Roy Campos is enjoying his stint as the interim chief of the Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD). Read More »...

Rae Gabelich’s community meeting addresses marijuana collective policy, wetlands restoration, holiday affairs

November 29, 2010

Filed under Community, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Mostly bringing glad tidings of good things happening during the holiday season, 8th District Councilmember Rae Gabelich hosted another of her “Community Coffees" last Saturday morning...

Controversy swirls around WRD’s declaration of water emergency

November 29, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer On Friday, Nov. 19, the Board of Directors of the Water Replenishment District (WRD) unanimously declared a water emergency that will impact the amount of water its customers— including the Ci...

City crew accidentally rips open underground diesel pipeline; damage minimal

November 19, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer A City of Long Beach Parks and Recreation department crew accidentally ripped open an underground pipe carrying diesel on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 11, spilling about 1,500 gallons of the fuel at the location of a planned community garden. The s...

LBPD Chief McDonnell aims for improved communications, high-tech surveillance

November 19, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Imagine getting a text message or an email from the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) to inform you that the helicopter buzzing over your neighborhood is part of a search for an armed-robbery suspect hiding somewhere on your street. Read More &r...

SH Council focuses on water conservation, employment contract, RDA decision

November 19, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Seventeen months after initiating a water-conservation program, the Signal Hill City Council heard the good news: the program has exceeded its goal since city residents and businesses are u...

Injunction puts N. Long Beach street gangs on LBPD’s radar

November 12, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer A recently issued court injunction now makes it possible for the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) to arrest certain gang members in North Long Beach for simply demonstrating their gang...

Signal Hill Petroleum seeks to address residents’ concerns over seismic trucks

November 12, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Last week the Signal Tribune published an article describing a recent Wrigley Association meeting during which several residents expressed anger at Signal Hill Petroleum (SHP) over tests the company is conducting to search for possible undiscovered de...

Local Democrats reelected; three of four measures pass

November 5, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer While voters in most parts of the United States rejected many Democrats in office, politicians in that party fared much better in California in the November 2 election, and three local Democra...

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