LBPD identifies three suspects in Oct. 7 murder

Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) homicide detectives have identified three suspects in the Oct. 7 murder of 47-year-old Deon Robinson of Carson. The suspects were arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The case was presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office the next day. Charges were filed against: Brandon Vincent Davis, for one count…

And in this corner… | Nov. 17

Nov. 25 is an important day in Bixby Knolls. It’s Small Business Saturday. You may already know about Black Friday or Cyber Monday, which are designed to stimulate shopping for the larger big-box retailers. But Small Business Saturday is a critical component for your neighborhood. American Express sponsored Small Business Saturday in 2010 to give…

Fight Medicare fraud– guard your card

If you have Medicare, you can protect your identity and help prevent healthcare fraud by guarding your Medicare card like you would a credit card. Identity theft arising from stolen Medicare numbers is becoming more common. Medicare is in the process of removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards and replacing them with a new,…

Around Town | Nov. 17

THE PLAY’S THE THING What Play Who Hosted by Renaissance High School for the Arts When Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov 18 at 2pm Where Beverly O’Neill Theater, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. More Info Students will present the musical Beauty and the Beast. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students and children.…

Signal Hill City Council approves pay raises

The council approves salary increases for several municipal positions, including management and part-time employees

At its Nov. 14 meeting, the Signal Hill City Council approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Signal Hill Employees’ Association (SHEA), along with salary increases for city management and part-time employees. It also approved ordinances amending the fire code and prohibiting all commercial marijuana activity in the city. Finally, it authorized consolidating the…

Food Finders begins 28th holiday food drive

This year marks the 28th year of Food Finders’ Holiday Food Drive, a community-wide effort that results in thousands of meals for those in need during the holiday season, according to the food rescue organization. The drive kicked off in October and takes place throughout Long Beach, Los Angeles and Orange counties, continuing through Dec.…

EDCO to observe Thanksgiving holiday

In observance of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 23, EDCO will not perform any collection service, and its public disposal site, buyback center, and customer service offices will be closed. As a result, all regularly scheduled collection services for Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 will experience a one-day delay in service. The…

Lowenthal, Chabot condemn Cambodian prime minister’s actions

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Steve Chabot (OH-1), co-chairs of the Congressional Cambodian Caucus, released the following statement Thursday, following the dissolution of the main opposition political party in Cambodia by the Supreme Court of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s regime. “This is a dark day for the fledgling democracy of Cambodia. Despite Prime Minister Hun…