New year, new life

Dignity Health–St. Mary Medical Center welcomed the first baby of the new year on Jan. 1, 2018, to Long Beach residents Christina Yem and Rodtanna Onn. Dr. Michael Cogan delivered baby girl Ava Yem at 12:35am. She weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. Source: Dignity Health–St. Mary Medical Center

LB named Top-10 Digital City seven consecutive years

For the seventh consecutive year, the City of Long Beach has been named a Top 10 Digital City, surpassing numerous other cities in a national survey that spotlights municipalities that best demonstrate how information and communication technologies are used to enhance public service, according to city officials. “Across Long Beach, we are building a stronger…

EDCO collection service unaffected by MLK holiday

There will be no delay in waste and recycling collection services on Monday, Jan. 15 by EDCO, despite the observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The company’s customer-service offices, including its recycling center and public disposal site located in Signal Hill, will also remain open. This includes Park Waste & Recycling Services and…

For the record…

Photo by Denny Cristales | Signal Tribune At its Dec. 19 meeting, the Long Beach City Council unanimously voted to prepare an ordinance to designate the World Famous VIP Records sign, located at 1014 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., as a Long Beach historical landmark. The sign will also undergo a restoration and be relocated to…

Veterans program to operate winter shelter in north Long Beach

The nonprofit United States Veterans Initiative will serve as the provider for the 2017-2018 Winter Shelter Program for Service Planning Area (SPA) 8, the southernmost part of Los Angeles County that serves the communities of Athens, Avalon, Carson, Catalina Island, El Segundo, Gardena, Harbor City, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lennox, Long Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach,…

EDCO service to be affected by Christmas holiday

In observance of the Christmas holiday on Monday, Dec. 25, EDCO will not perform residential or commercial collection services that day, and its public disposal site, buyback center and customer-service offices will be closed. As a result, residential and commercial collection will be delayed by one day all week following the holiday. This delay includes…

LBPD provides holiday safety tips for residents

With holiday shopping underway, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is reminding residents to report suspicious activity immediately by calling 9-1-1 and to practice the following safety tips, which may prevent locals from becoming a victim: While shopping: Place all gifts and packages in the trunk or out of sight Be aware of surroundings at…