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Outgoing LB vice mayor Val Lerch returns to roots as community activist

August 3, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Val Lerch may not be a member of the Long Beach City Council any longer, but don't expect him to disappear from the local political scene any time soon. “I plan to continue what I have been doing...

SHPD bike patrols could start again by early next year

August 3, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer If the Signal Hill Honorary Police Officers Association (HPOA) has its way, bike patrols will once again be part of the Signal Hill Police Department's law-enforcement efforts in the near futu...

SH to loan $700,000 to Boulevard Buick/GMC

July 23, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Living up to its reputation as one of the most business-friendly cities in California, Signal Hill has agreed to loan $700,000 to a local automobile dealer to help pay for renovations desi...

Celebrating its LB store’s first year, Saint Vincent de Paul seeks more visibility in area

July 23, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The good work done by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul has been one of the best kept secrets in the Long Beach area. Now, however, the Society wants everyone to know what it is doing in hopes ...

Death threat investigation stymied; SHPD asks for public’s assistance

July 23, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) is asking the public's help in identifying the person who sent an apparent death threat to Signal Hill Mayor Ed Wilson via email several weeks ago. “Ou...

Josef Levy, cancer survivor, takes command of LBPD West Division

July 16, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Josef Levy, the new commander of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) West Division, has been loved and respected by many people in that section of the city for many years. As police lieutenant, he not only enforced the law, but ...

Owners of Boulevard Buick now own Cadillac dealership

July 16, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer In a move that strongly indicates confidence in a rebounding economy, the owners of the Boulevard Buick dealership in Signal Hill recently purchased the Coast Cadillac dealership in Long Beach...

Signal Hill police investigating apparent death threat against Mayor Wilson

July 9, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Signal Hill police detectives are investigating an email that seems to suggest that Signal Hill Mayor Ed Wilson should be lynched. Wilson received the email on June 5 and showed it to the police...

SH patrols aimed at preventing violence, other illegal activities

July 9, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer A recent shooting in a nearby Long Beach park has prompted Signal Hill officials to initiate regular weekend patrols of that city's parks in hopes of preventing violence and other illegal ac...

SH’s first mosque on the way; plans to develop recycling plant inch forward

July 2, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Some things in life take a long time, and three planned developments in Signal Hill are a good example of that. The construction of a mosque that was approved by the Signal Hill Planning Co...

SH City Council, commissions discuss how to get by with less

July 2, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The national economic recession and the State of California's continuing budget crisis have resulted in declining revenues for the City of Signal Hill during the past two fiscal years. Things ar...

At WANA meeting, LBUSD Board VP sheds light on recent teacher lay-offs

June 25, 2010

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By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Many people— especially parents— are worried about how the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) will continue to operate under continuing budget cutbacks. In the last approxima...

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