SH City Council rebukes community organizations, offers key responsibilities to Signal Hill Community Foundation

CJ Dablo Staff Writer During its meeting on Oct. 18, the Signal Hill City Council criticized two nonprofit organizations which had been in charge of a popular summer concert series and a specific library fundraising project. These projects had used City resources and property, raising thousands of dollars in donations every year. The Council determined to…

Uranga elected chair of ACCT

Long Beach Community College District Trustee Roberto Uranga has been elected to serve as the chair of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). Uranga was elected last weekend at the annual Community College Trustee Leadership Congress in Dallas, Texas.

Long Beach Airport awarded over $6 million in FAA grants

Long Beach Airport (LGB) announced Monday the receipt of two United States Department of Transportation grants totaling $6.1 million. The award comes through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and will fund two key airfield improvements and an Airfield Geometry Study. The new awards bring total 2011 FAA funding to $8.1 million.

Officer involved in dog-related shooting

On Monday, October 10, 2011, at approximately 7:30pm, officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a dispute in the 1900 block of Pine Avenue between two parties over a loose pit bull in the neighborhood, which resulted in the shooting of the dog.