Wrigley to celebrate its ‘Night Out’ against crime

The Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA) will again host “National Night Out to Fight Crime” on Tuesday, Aug. 3 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the mini-park located between West 21st and Hill  streets, west of San Francisco Avenue, next to the LA River. The public is welcome to the event, which will be a potluck.…

Tips to ‘be cool’ this summer

The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) is advising residents to take precautions to protect themselves from heat-related illnesses, especially while participating in outdoor activities. The elderly, people with chronic illnesses, infants and young children are at greater risk for heat-related conditions, however everyone should take precautions to reduce…

LBPD seeks help with finding sexual-assault suspect

The Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help with identifying a suspect that is wanted in connection with an attempted sexual assault that occurred on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at approximately 4am in the area of Anaheim Street and Cedar Avenue. The victim, who is in her early twenties, was walking along the…

SH patrols aimed at preventing violence, other illegal activities

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 activities. During the Tuesday (July 6) meeting of the Signal Hill City Council, Pilar Alcivar-McCoy, director of community services,…

SHPD reminds residents of fireworks, parking rules for 4th of July

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) has announced that the hilltop area will be closed to all non-residential vehicular traffic on the 4th of July holiday beginning at 6pm. SHPD suggests that all individuals and families interested in viewing the aerial firework displays enjoy the view from the hilltop, but consider attending the shows at…