City of Signal Hill to host free summer concerts

The City of Signal Hill will once again host free concerts this summer on Wednesday nights from July 12 to Aug. 16. The performances, which will take place in Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave., begin at 6:30pm and end around 8:30pm. Attendees are encouraged to bring beach chairs and blankets. July 12 Mirage (Fleetwood…

EDCO services affected by holiday

In observance of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday on Tuesday, July 4, EDCO will not perform residential collection services. As a result, residential collection will be delayed by one day all week following the holiday in Rancho Palos Verdes and Signal Hill. This includes Signal Hill Waste & Recycling Services. Waste and recycling collection…

Most Long Beach city services to be closed July 4

The City of Long Beach has announced the following changes to services because of the Fourth of July holiday on Tuesday. Libraries All Long Beach Public Libraries will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for the observance of Independence Day. All libraries are closed on Mondays, per their normal schedule and will reopen on Wednesday,…

Magellanic penguin chick to be on public view soon

The Aquarium of the Pacific this week announced that a Magellanic penguin chick will soon be on public view. The chick hatched at the Aquarium in late May. Parents Roxy and Floyd, residents of the Aquarium’s June Keyes Penguin Habitat, cared for the baby until it was ready to go to its behind-the-scenes nursery to…

Free movies in the park continue through summer

Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine’s 2017 Movies in the Park program, sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum, offers free outdoor movie screenings throughout the summer at various parks. The movies begin at dusk, around 8pm, but moviegoers are encouraged to arrive early with a picnic-style dinner. Movie schedule June 23​ Star Wars Rogue One, ​El…

Long Beach BMW celebrates its expansion

Photo by Gina Walker Photography Long Beach BMW, located at 1660 E Spring St. in Signal Hill, hosted a celebration and ribbon-cutting on Saturday, June 10 in honor of its expansion. Pictured from left are: Mark Taylor, chief of staff for Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia; Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce President Melissa Guy; Theo…

Free movies in the park to begin June 19

Star Wars Rogue One will kick off Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine’s 2017 “Movies in the Park” program sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum on Monday, June 19 at Signal Hill Park, 1780 E. Hill St. The movie will begin at dusk, around 8pm, but moviegoers are encouraged to arrive early with a picnic-style dinner.…

Rancho to close during repair work

Rancho Los Cerritos will close for brickwork repair and floor refinishing June 12-23. The necessary repairs will make the site safer and more comfortable for the museum’s guests, according to Rancho representatives. “We will miss seeing visitors coming through the rancho during those two weeks, but we are excited for the opportunity to tackle these…

Local attorney honored on ‘Rising Star’ list

Super Lawyers Magazine has named local attorney Shafiel A. Karim to its 2017 California Rising Stars list, according to Karim. Karim is an attorney at the Law Office of Shafiel A. Karim, P.C., a boutique litigation firm dedicated to representing small and medium-sized businesses in commercial and class-action lawsuits, and designated complex matters. The list…

Teen succumbs to injuries from two-car collision

A teenager has died as a result of a two-car collision last month, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). On Monday, May 29, at approximately 3:51pm, officers were dispatched to Artesia Boulevard and Myrtle Avenue regarding an injury traffic collision between two vehicles. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered an unconscious 16-year-old…

Goodwill SOLAC seeking donations

Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (SOLAC) is asking local residents and businesses to donate their gently used items to their nearest Goodwill donation center. The organization is especially in need of material donations due to its current state of having a lower-than-normal inventory of donated goods. Goodwill SOLAC sells donated goods…