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Entries from April 26th, 2007

Expansion moves LB closer to 1,000-acre open space goal

April 26th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, News

Long Beach 4th District Councilman Patrick O’Donnell and representatives from the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency were on hand for Saturday’s building demolition adjacent to Orizaba Park. The removal of the buildings—three former businesses and a house—made way for the expansion of the park by approximately 3.72 acres. The expansion of the park was labeled a […]

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SH Council meeting full of surprises

April 26th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, News

Joseph Serna, Staff Writer For a Signal Hill City Council meeting short on legislation, it certainly was long on the surprises. Tuesday’s first pleasant surprise came to Chandler Brainard and Gilbert Greigo, two gentlemen recognized this year as Signal Hill’s Outstanding Older Americans. It was the 42nd annual Outstanding Older American Recognition Day, where outstanding […]

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LB residents encouraged to vote in May 1 special election

April 26th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, News

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer The Long Beach Special Municipal Election is only five days away, and many candidates with a stake in the race are making their final push to get residents to go out and vote. There are approximately 210,000 to 220,000 registered voters in Long Beach, with an average voter turnout of […]

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Obituary: Juanita Millender-McDonald’s public service will be remembered by many

April 26th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, News

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer State representative for the 37th District, Juanita Millender-McDonald, died Saturday night in her Carson home. She was 68. Millender-McDonald, who represented Signal Hill, a large swath of Long Beach, and other cities, had only recently announced she had cancer, and just last week had asked for a four- to six-week […]

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Thoughts From The Publisher : Mother’s Day Essay Contest

April 26th, 2007 · No Comments · Commentary, Thoughts From The Publisher

Mother’s Day has always been a big deal for our family. When I was a little girl Daddy and I would sneak out to buy Mom a present—telling her we had to “run an errand.” I’m sure she knew what we were up to—and probably considered her quiet time at home during our shopping trip […]

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