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Signal Hill City Council names Wilson new mayor

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

CJ Dablo Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Council unanimously voted Edward H. J. Wilson to be the city’s new mayor on March 18. Wilson has been on the Council since 1997. This is his fourth time to serve as the leader at the center of the Council dais for a term of one year. He […]

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Judge denies request by proponents of SH initiative to change ballot label

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Sean Belk Staff Writer A judge has denied a request by proponents of the controversial Taxpayers’ Right To Know and Vote Initiative to change ballot language for the June 3 election in Signal Hill. Maria Harris, a Signal Hill resident and proponent of the initiative, filed a lawsuit, known as a writ of mandate, against […]

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Signal Hill readies to celebrate 90th anniversary with events, programs and historical display

March 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Sean Belk Staff Writer Signal Hill turns the big 90 next month, and the City will commemorate its milestone with festivities throughout the year. The public is invited to a birthday celebration and open house at the Signal Hill Park Community Center on April 22, the day Signal Hill was officially incorporated as a city […]

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LB Chapter of American Red Cross records most veteran interviews in nation

March 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Sean Belk Staff Writer David Lester has military in his blood. As the great-great-grandson of Davy Crockett– the legendary 19th-Century frontiersman, soldier and politician– Lester joined the military as a young man. As part of the 30th Infantry of the “Old Hickory Division,” he fought in World War II after working as an airplane mechanic […]

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Thoughts from the Publisher

March 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

by Neena Strichart When folks learn that I became a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) nearly 40 years ago, most react with surprise. I’m not really sure why, but I suppose it is because the stereotypical DAR member is, as far as many people are concerned, an elderly and prudish woman, […]

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