A conflicted development

A conflicted development As someone who knows and highly respects both these individuals, I’m saddened by this development. [“‘Our personal lives got public’: Signal Hill mayor and partner involved in alleged domestic-violence arrest,” Nov. 24, 2017] I have seen their high level of service to the public demonstrated consistently over the last three years. I…

The loss of an old friend

The loss of an old friend The aquarium is saddened by the loss of its oldest penguin Henry, who passed away [Nov. 27] due to complications associated with his old age. At 24 years old, Henry had been showing signs of decline, including loss of appetite and lethargy and was under close watch and care…

Letters, emails and website comments | Oct. 6

Losing faith in the 8th? On Sept. 19, a coalition of community groups brought an ordinance to protect hotel workers from sexual assault and abusive working conditions. Al Austin, the city council member from the 8th district, made a substitute motion, which was approved by 5 to 4. The motion essentially blocks the Hospitality and…