Signaling the holidays

The cities of Long Beach and Signal Hill rang in the holiday season with the annual tree-lighting ceremony at Discovery Well Park in Signal Hill Wednesday. Local dignitaries representing both cities were on hand to celebrate with residents and guests. The Wireless Communication Antenna Tower Holiday Tree was lit as Kris Kringle made a guest…

Volunteers sought for Thanksgiving meal delivery program

The nonprofit group Faith in Action/Volunteer Action for Aging is seeking volunteers for this year’s Thanksgiving meal delivery program for older and disabled adults who have minimal resources and opportunities for holiday celebrations with family and friends. The undertaking has been a local tradition for more than 18 years.

Veterans Saluted

Last Saturday’s Long Beach Veterans Day Parade featured bands, military processionals, veterans groups, grand marshals, local dignitaries, children’s groups, law-enforcement vehicles and personnel as well as local businesses showing their appreciation for veterans.

Don’t be afraid of the woof, man!

As the world’s largest Halloween event for pets, the Community Action Team’s 10th Annual Haute Dog Howl’oween Parade in Belmont Shore will feature four-legged companions donning costumes of all sorts this Sunday, Oct. 31. Costumed kids will lead the parade, for which about 500 dressed-up dogs are expected. The parade will step off at 2:30pm…

City of SH releases advisory on holiday municipal services

Signal Hill Waste and Recycling Services will collect trash and recycling items on Monday, July 5, the observed Independence Day holiday for many. As a result, there will be no impact on the regularly scheduled collection of trash and recycling for the entire week. For more information on the holiday schedule for trash-collection services, visit…

Rancho’s free garden tours coinciding with Mom’s Day

Sons and daughters are invited to treat Mom to a docent-led tour of the historic gardens at Rancho Los Cerritos for Mother’s Day, to enjoy colorful and fragrant spring blooms such as Star of Madeira and flowering fruit trees while exploring the gardens’ many layers of history and their wide variety of plant materials. First…