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Entries Tagged as 'Letters to the Editor'

Letters to the Editor: What will happen to U?

May 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

In another newspaper, Carol Churchill was quoted as saying, “It’s time the public sees what’s going on behind this façade that is the city.” Well, I say it’s time the public sees what’s going on behind this façade that is Measure U. I believe that the group known as Signal Hill Community First (SHCF) has […]

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Letters to the Editor: Education elation

May 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

I want to thank Gov. Jerry Brown for continuing to invest in public education and for his efforts to minimize the negative effects of California’s cyclical economic downturns through the creation of a rainy-day fund. I look forward to encouraging our local legislators to advocate on behalf of budget proposals that ensure Long Beach-area students […]

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Letters to the Editor: Counting on U?

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Other recent letters to the editor have asked me why I’ve reversed my position on Measure U and now reject the measure. Here is my answer to that question. Although the intent of Measre U is to provide residents with information and voter approval of new and increased taxes and fees, intent is not good […]

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Letter to the Editor: Looking at U

May 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

I am encouraging Signal Hill residents to vote no on measure U. Measure U will throw a wrench into the city’s operations and make it very difficult for our city to provide you with the same level of civic services. The Costco would never have been built if Measure U was in effect. Costco was […]

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Letter to the Editor: Wrong on ‘Right’?

April 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Nancy Sciortino states in her recent letter to the editor (Letters, Emails and Website Comments: “Righting the Right,” April 4, 2014) that the [Signal Hill] city attorney used “false information” in drafting Measure U’s impartial analysis. She asserts “…the Court ordered that the analysis be revised.” For someone accusing the City [of Signal Hill] of […]

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