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From Korean orphanage to U.S. naturalization
Special-needs children discover ‘home’ with Signal Hill couple

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer For one Signal Hill family, the “American dream” has finally come true. Ann and Tariq Ali have what some would consider an unconventional family. The couple has adopted five children over the last 12 years, all from South Korea. This would be an incredible undertaking for any couple, but the Ali […]

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Long Beach Mayor-elect appoints LBCC director as chief of staff
Garcia also selects his chief as senior advisor

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Long Beach Mayor-elect Robert Garcia has selected Mark W. Taylor as his chief of staff, according to a press release Garcia issued this week. Taylor is currently the director of College Advancement, Public Affairs and Governmental Relations for Long Beach City College. In his role at LBCC, Taylor is responsible for all governmental relations including […]

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Thoughts from the Publisher

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

As are many local residents, I am a big fan of Delius Restaurant. The owners, Dave and Louise Solzman, have been avid advertisers of mine since I worked for other publications and long before I owned the Signal Tribune. I remember their former restaurant/wine bar on Long Beach Boulevard with fond memories. Steve and I […]

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LBPD confiscates $5,000 worth of illegal fireworks

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has confiscated more than $5,000 worth of illegal fireworks, according to police. On June 22, directed-enforcement officers from the North Division began working an investigation into the sale of illegal fireworks, which resulted in the confiscation. Officers located an online advertisement regarding illegal fireworks that were available for sale […]

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Your friendly neighborhood mortician digs deep with his new book

June 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer In June of 1980, Ken McKenzie’s life changed forever. The then 12-year-old’s father shot himself on the family farm after dropping Ken and his brother Kevin off at the community pool. What followed was a blurry whirlwind of grief, confusion and anger, but also the beginnings of a career in the […]

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