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SHPD to host its 11th National Night Out event

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) will host its 11th Annual National Night Out celebration at Signal Hill Park, located at 2175 Cherry Ave., on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 5pm to 8pm. National Night Out is a nationwide event that promotes crime-prevention networks within communities and their partnerships. The event is free and open to […]

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Numerous elected officials expected at Democratic Women’s Study Club’s picnic

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

The Democratic Women’s Study Club (DWSC) of Long Beach will host its 82nd Annual Great American Picnic on Saturday, Aug.9 at noon at Wardlow Park. Each year, this event attracts a large number of elected officials and guests from Long Beach and surrounding cities, according to DWSC. “Our annual picnic is a great chance for […]

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Local Salvation Army prepares for backpack-donation event

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer With summer winding down, many kids are preparing to go back to school. For some families, stuffing brand-new backpacks full of clean notebooks, fresh packs of crayons and sharpened pencils is a staple of the season. But for families who can’t afford the additional expense, Operation Backpack comes in. The Salvation […]

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Congressmember Lowenthal to host two events on Catalina for constituents

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

US Congressmember Alan Lowenthal, who represents the 47th District, is inviting the public to join him for two events on Catalina Island in early August. On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Lowenthal will present a Washington, D.C. legislative update to the Avalon City Council. The presentation will be during the regular City Council meeting at 6pm at […]

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Troubled kids find their way with Wraparound program’s help

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Community

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer Children with serious and complex needs turn to people such as Star View Teammates facilitator Sergio Reynaga for help. “They need to feel loved,” Reynaga said. “They need to feel safe. Some of them move around so much, and they never establish that feeling of having a family. They have attachment […]

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