Down and Dirty

Guests of the Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site will have the chance to “get some history between their toes” this Sunday, Aug. 19 at Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe. The event will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site, located on 4600 Virginia Road in Long…

After-hours partiers disturb Hilltop Park

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Signal Hill is ratcheting up its efforts to stop after-hours use of Hilltop Park. In response to residents’ complaints of late night noise, the Signal Hill City Council, at its August 14 meeting, directed the police department to take sterner measures against violators. Council members also expressed their intent to…

Mom’s making a difference

By Heather Posey, Staff Writer As community action group Wrigley Moms reaches its first anniversary, the growing crew of Long Beach mothers is seeking to improve the community for not only their families, but everyone else’s too. Wrigley Moms is an extension of Long Beach Little Ones, an organization bringing together families with small children.…

Councilmember Dee Andrews opens office closer to home

Long Beach 6th District Councilmember Dee Andrews invited the community to the official ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Sixth District Field Office August 4 at Central Facilities in Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park. Nearly 150 guests attended the ceremony, showing the high demand for the field office, which was said to have been closed…

15 minutes of flame

There was a small fire on the 1200 block of Hill Street at the corner of Orange Avenue Friday evening at 5:30 p.m. The fire was classified by the Los Angeles County Fire Department as a grass fire and was reported to be in open land.

Community plays at National Night Out

Residents and local businesses gathered at Calbrisas Park to join the Signal Hill Police Department in National Night Out last Tuesday. The event, sponsored by Target, had California Avenue closed off so guests could enjoy the live music and barbeque and get a close-up view of the police department’s Mobile Command Vehicle. While the event…

St. Mary hosts forum about Senate syringe bill 1159

St. Mary Medical Center will be hosting a community forum about Senate Bill 1159 Thursday, Aug. 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The legislation would promote collaboration between pharmacies and local health departments for the purpose of preventing the spread of blood borne infections such as hepatitis and HIV among injection drug users by…

Reminiscing revealed : The Liver Spots

In the July 12 issue of the Signal Tribune, we asked readers to identify the group on the right. Gary Dudley and Jane Fallon of Signal Hill wrote in and said: The group in this picture is one of the teams of over 500 people that walked in the American Liver Foundation Fund Raiser in…

Long Beach welcomes Doctor Makaziwe Mandela

By Heather Posey, Staff Writer When activist and academic Dr. Makaziwe “Maki” Mandela arrived at the law office of Keesal, Young and Logan, she came not only with a few words about the reason for her visit, but to inform her audience about the nature of her homeland.