SHPD implements emergency alert messaging system

In the event of an emergency, such as a major earthquake, local disruptions, floods, or water main breaks, the Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) can now send out brief personalized messages to Signal Hill residents and businesses by telephone. The message, sent through the messaging service Blackboard Connect, would provide information regarding the event, as…

Relief available for flood victims

The Los Angeles County Operational Area, in coordination with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and California Emergency Management Agency, has made a Local Assistance Center (LAC) available to all Long Beach residents impacted by the recent flooding and debris and mudflow through Saturday, February 27. The center will offer information on replacing lost records,…

H1N1 vaccine clinic coming to SH

The Signal Hill Park Community Center, 1780 E. Hill Street, will host a clinic providing free H1N1 vaccinations on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 10am to noon. The vaccine is available for anyone over six months of age for whom the vaccine is not medically contraindicated and who has no other usual source of medical care.…

SHPD to conduct DUI checkpoint

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) will be conducting a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, Jan. 15 between the hours of 8pm and 2am. The checkpoint will be located in the westbound lanes of Willow Street at Signal Parkway. The goal of the checkpoint is to make the streets of Signal Hill safer for residents…