Thoughts from the Publisher | Jan. 6

Learning to drive was quite an event for me. As a Wilson High School student, I was given the opportunity to not only take a class that taught rules and regulations of the road, but I was also offered a chance to take behind-the-wheel instruction. I turned down the latter. Instead of learning my driving…

Thoughts from the Publisher | Dec. 30

With today’s issue being the last one of 2016, I thought I would write about New Year’s resolutions. In my opinion, to those of you who choose to make resolutions, do make those goals attainable, instead of putting pressure on yourself that causes stress and ends up impossible to accomplish. Be kind to yourself, and…

Thoughts from the Publisher | Dec. 9

I’m sure that some of our readers are aware that there will be a Signal Hill City Council election in March of 2017. This election season there will be three positions up for grabs. As of today, there are 11 people who have taken out papers expressing their interests in running for office, including the…

Thoughts from the Publisher | Nov. 18

With the presidential election still fresh in our minds, I’d like to share my belief system regarding our country’s political leanings and how folks make their voting decisions. As usual, I prefer making my point(s) by way of story-telling. A year or so ago, a few of our family members got together for a holiday…

Thoughts from the Publisher | Nov. 4

With Veterans Day just around the corner, I want to let our readers know that tomorrow we will all have the opportunity to honor our country’s veterans at the Long Beach Veterans Day Parade. Taking place at 10am, and starting at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Harding Street near Houghton Park, the 20th annual…

Thoughts from the Publisher | Oct. 14

This past March I wrote my column about the presidential campaigns and all the ugliness taking place between the candidates. Since then, about six months later, the ugliness has escalated to a level that I find appalling. Trump refers to Hillary Clinton as the devil and crooked. Clinton says half of Trump’s supporters are a…

Thoughts from the Publisher | Sept. 30

Although most of us are aware of fraud that can be perpetrated through our telephones, social media, email and regular mail, I thought I’d give our readers a reminder of a particular hoax that is, after many years, still showing up in email accounts. Since it’s sometimes found under spam, that’s where I looked and…