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…

Letters, emails and website comments | Aug. 19

Safety first? Just how long are Long Beach residents going to put up with this corrupt city government? Murders such as those of precious Jennabel Anaya, 4, and her mom, Carina Mansera [“Police seeking info about shooting of family outside their home,” Aug. 12, 2016] have become commonplace in this town. Meanwhile, city officials provide…

Letters, emails and website comments | July 29

Hired, admired, retired This month the Bellflower-Long Beach Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) Lodge #888 is congratulating Josephine M.Rosser, the lodge’s secretary, on her retirement. Born on July 1, 1927 in Staten Island, New York, Josephine lived on the East Coast for nearly 25 years before moving westward to California with her husband…

Letters, emails and website comments | July 22

Conference called It’s finally here. Later this week, nearly 3,000 elected officials and administrators representing counties across the country will descend upon Los Angeles County for the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) 81st annual conference in Long Beach. Attendees will meet to discuss a wide range of issues impacting residents living in both urban and…

Letters, emails and website comments | July 1

One for the books I am writing this, not in my role as [Signal Hill] Parks & Recreation commissioner, but as a long-time resident and compulsive reader. The “temporary” library is open now in the community center building as we await the construction of the new library. It is organized, welcoming and waiting for you…

Letters, emails and website comments | June 10

Grievance about malfeasance? I know not every member of the Long Beach City Council is as dumb as their votes would indicate. Isn’t there some point at which actions by reasonably intelligent officials become so absurd as to constitute malfeasance? In Long Beach, that’s a question badly in need of an answer because this city…