Too pretty to eat

By Ofelia Saenz, Staff Writer Looking for a great way to say something sweet to that special someone—what sweeter way than with food on a stick. The newly opened Edible Arrangements located at 4102 Orange Avenue in Long Beach creates enticing fruit bouquets that are as lovely as they are delicious. “These days, many people…

Poetry contest winners score

Two of the Poets’ Choice Award winners of the Buono’s Authentic Pizzeria Youth Poetry Contest will be in the spotlight as the Long Beach Armada professional baseball team plays its seventh game of the season at Blair Field in Long Beach Friday at 7:05 p.m. Poets’ choice winners Antonio Andabaka, a fifth grader from Holy…

Staff misstep causes council disappointment

By Joseph Serna, Staff Writer In a rare public display of irritation, Signal Hill Councilmember Mike Noll chastised Community Development Director Gary Jones and Public Works Director Charlie Honeycutt Tuesday night, both for not providing specific details for a conditional permit in the Council’s staff reports. A conditional use permit for the Long Beach Islamic…

LB Historical Society finds new home in Bixby Knolls

By Ofelia Saenz, Staff Writer The Long Beach Historical Society is close to moving in to its new home. Remodeling on the 7000 square foot site, located at 4260 Atlantic Avenue in Bixby Knolls is well underway and a grand opening is expected by July, according to Julie Bartolotto, the Historical Society’s executive director. “It’s…

Reminiscing

This decal was found among the late Al Posner’s belongings (former Signal Hill treasurer). Do you have any details? We want to hear from you! Contact the Signal Tribune at 2669 Myrtle Avenue, Suite 111, Signal Hill, CA 90755. And now, you can share your memories online! Go to www.SignalTribuneNewspaper.com and click on “Reminisce.”

Grazie Maestros

The Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of Charles Evans Hughes Middle School sponsored an Italian fiesta to thank the teachers and staff at the school for the fantastic commitment and dedication to teaching their students.

LB marks 11th annual Juneteenth Celebration

Non-stop entertainment and gospel music is planned for the 11th annual Juneteenth Celebration event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Community Center, at 1950 Lemon Avenue. This year’s theme, A Renewed Spirit … in Harmony, represents a building of bridges of understanding between different cultures, and encourages an…

Panel looks at issues, resources pertaining to youth, gang violence

The entire community is encouraged to watch the “Enough is Enough II—A Look at Issues and Resources Pertaining to Youth and Gang Violence” telecast, a nine-hour community dialogue featuring the latest strategies to combat youth and gang violence in Long Beach. The program will air on Charter Communication stations today through Saturday from 5 to…

Looking toward the West

Eight-year-old Arianna Felix of Wilmington, looks outside a bedroom window in Long Beach’s Miller Children’s Hospital’s west wing renovation Friday. Miller Children’s West, as hospital staff call it, recently added 27 new general pediatric beds, bringing it to 54 total for the wing, which sits on the west end of the Long Beach Memorial Medical…