Next Generation Law Enforcement

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) announced the graduation of seven Police Explorers and two Police Cadets from the Summer 2007 Basic Explorer Academy hosted by the Orange County Law Enforcement Explorer Academy Advisor’s Association on August 16. The ceremony took place at the Garden Grove Community Center, located at 11300 Stanford Street in Garden…

Spanish Community Police Academy starts soon

The Long Beach Police Department, along with the Chief’s Latino Advisory Group, is presenting a Spanish Language Community Police Academy to members of the Spanish-speaking community. Participants will gain understanding of the LBPD as well as insight into the criminal justice system. Information on topics such as patrol operations, gang enforcement, juvenile operations, the police…

SH Council selects firm to design police station

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Plans to build a new police station moved forward Tuesday evening when the Signal Hill City Council approved a contract with WMM associates for the design of the facility. The $105,000 contract covers the preliminary design that will be used to determine the specific components of the final design. A…

Spotlight on Advertisers : Mod-L-Mania

Mod-L-Mania can now add watch battery repair and replacement to their list of services. The store, which specializes in making models of planes, trains, and automobiles, recently acquired the battery replacement equipment from Star Jewelers owner Steve Hastings when the jewelery store closed earlier this year. The cost battery replacement is $6 and Mod-L-Mania does…

Signal Hill Councilmember Ed Wilson tells of trip to Mississippi

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Signal Hill City Councilman Ed Wilson traveled to Biloxi, Mississippi, recently, and while there he got an eyewitness view of what happens to a region after a major disaster. “It’s been almost two years since Hurricane Katrina struck Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, and there are still large numbers of people there…

Honeycutt to become SH’s deputy city manager

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer In a 5-0 vote, the Signal Hill City Council selected Charlie Honeycutt, Signal Hill’s director of public works, as the city’s new deputy city manager. The official vote, which took place during the August 28 council meeting, came as no surprise to anyone. “We were talking about it for about…

Spotlight on Advertisers : Willow Urgent Care

Willow Urgent Care is offering new classes and workshops starting Thursday. Classes are geared towards seniors, and services include blood pressure screenings, yoga classes, fall-prevention workshops, and an elderly law seminar. Willow Urgent Care is a part of Memorial Health Care and is available to IPA members as well as non-members. Classes for IPA members…

Reminiscing

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Luau brings Island life to Courtyard Care Center

By Heather Posey, Staff Writer On Tuesday, residents and staff of Courtyard Care Center Nursing Facility turned their Signal Hill patio into a tropical paradise when they held their annual Hawaiian Luau. The yard brought the island life to them as they displayed tropical food, listened to Polynesian music and watched as the Alohi Polynesian…

Kids Kamp accepting applications

Kids Kamp, a state-licensed childcare program at the Signal Hill Youth Center offered Monday thru Friday from 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. by the City of Signal Hill Community Services Department, is currently accepting applications for school-age children ranging from Head Start (4 years, 9 months) to fifth grade.

Spotlight on Advertisers : YMCA

The Fairfield Family YMCA is now accepting applications free preschool for children ages 3 years and 9 months to 5 years. The service is eligible to low income residents of Long Beach. The program contains age appropriate curriculum for children entering kindergarten and each staff member is a certified teacher. The Fairfield Family YMCA is…