CERT for Certain

In alphabetical order, Tim Cable, Romeo Cantos, Eric Cook, Kelli Crigler, Louise Cunningham, Tuan Dao, Ken Davis, Nick Diamantides, Ron Griggs, John Hammerl, Romeo Lanuza, Tom Neinast, Linda Sheaffer are recognized as the first Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to complete the class in Signal Hill. The training, which trains residents how to react and…

Congressional debate leaves much to hear

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer In what little time was afforded them, 12 Democratic candidates tried to get their respective messages out to voters Thursday, as Marc Brown of ABC Channel 7 Eyewitness News hosted a candidate’s debate for the 37th Congressional District at Cabrillo High School. The debate was the third in as many…

Long Beach teachers association executive director reinstalled

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Scott McVarish, executive director for the Teachers Association of Long Beach (TALB), was greeted by media and supporting teachers Monday when he returned to work, two weeks after his sudden firing by the TALB board of directors. McVarish was reinstated during a TALB Special Representative Council meeting Friday, where, in…

Reminiscing

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Day Camps give kids ticket to fun

Kids can plan on a summer of fun-filled activities, while parents relax knowing their youngsters are in a safe, supervised environment in Summer Day Camp Programs provided by the Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department. This summer’s theme is A Ticket to Fun! with every week having its own theme.

Thoughts from the Publisher

by Neena Strichart, Publisher Summer officially begins today at 11:06 a.m., P.D.T., according to the folks at the Griffith Observatory. A great way to start the season will be to attend the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association’s (BKBIA) Street Fair this Sunday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festivities take place on…

SHPD to drivers: click it or ticket

The Signal Hill Police Department participated in the “Click It or Ticket” campaign May 14 through June 3 to target vehicle occupants who failed to wear their seat belts. This mobilization was part of the state’s annual effort to increase seat belt use through a combination of heavy enforcement, advertising and public awareness campaigns. During…

Honorary Police Officers Association issues made public

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer Prompted by a scathing letter circulated to current and past members of the Signal Hill Honorary Police Officers Association (HPOA), Scott Laughlin stepped down as president of the HPOA Monday. The letter, sent out by HPOA Secretary Nancy Long, accuses Laughlin of driving down membership and often being drunk and…

SH mom brews successful coffee business

By Ofelia Saenz, Staff Writer Bertha Del Rivero probably put in fewer hours of work each week when she was the public relations spokesperson for the Lynwood School District, or back when she was an editor for the Spanish language newspaper El Economico, or during her days as a freelance journalist. Since becoming a business…