LBPD seeking senior volunteers

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is currently accepting applications for volunteer senior police partners (SPP). Applicants must be at least 50 years of age, of good moral character, possess a valid California driver’s license and vehicle insurance, able to volunteer at least 20 hours per month and consent to a comprehensive background investigation. SPPs…

High-end at low prices

Photo by Zoe Adler | Signal Tribune The Bixby Knolls Edgar & James, a “curated” Goodwill and the second of its kind, opened its doors at 9am on Friday, July 14. The store now occupies the old Trader Joe’s location at the corner of Cartagena Street and Atlantic Avenue and features farmhouse, urban and industrial…

JetBlue fined record-breaking $168,900 for June noise violations

JetBlue Airlines accrued $168,900 in noise-violations fines last month, and 4th District Long Beach Councilmember Daryl Supernaw is planning to do something about it. In his July 7 newsletter, Supernaw indicated that the City’s noise ordinance is not effective in preventing the violations. “It has become painfully obvious, especially to those living under the flight…

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.…