Letters, emails and website comments | Jan. 6

Attitude of gratitude We want to say “thank you” to everyone who contributed to making Bixby Knolls an even better community last year and tip our hat to the Bixby Knolls businesses and wish them all success and prosperity in 2017. I also thank our community members for participating in our events, programs and supporting…

Letters, emails and website comments | Dec. 16

Mounds abound? Lately [there are] gopher mounds all over residential front yards in Wrigley area between Veterans Park and Los Angeles River. I think overpopulation of gophers started from Veterans Park, where [the] City constantly has to kill them from all the holes they make in damaging the park. However, the gopher problem has spread…

Letters, emails and website comments | Nov. 25

New dog, old tricks K-9 Officer Mike Parcells has acquired a new police service dog after his former dog, Credo, was fatally injured following a June 28, 2016 SWAT call-out involving a barricaded suspect. This week, Officer Parcells began field patrol with his new K-9 partner, Storm. Storm, a 1½ year-old male Belgian Malinois, was…

Letters, emails and website comments | Nov. 18

Slinging cash On Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, the Signal Hill Police Department held its second annual Tip-A-Cop event at Applebee’s. The purpose of the Tip-A-Cop event was to raise funds and build awareness for the local Special Olympics athletes. Police officers and other department staff worked alongside Applebee’s servers to provide a memorable evening and…

Letters, emails and website comments | Nov. 4

An unwelcome proposition? I support the Signal Hill City Council’s decision to oppose Measure M. Under the Measure M tax increase, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will get over $7 million per year from Signal Hill and use it to pay for transportation projects in the City of the Los Angeles and other…

Letters, emails and website comments | Oct. 7

Getting CERT-ified Attached are photos of our final day for our 2016 Signal Hill Community Emergency Response Team training. The training was conducted by Capt. Todd Emerick of the Los Angeles County Fire Department over three Saturdays (Sept. 17, 24, and Oct. 1). The training is 24 hours of instruction provided at no cost to…