A Day In The Country

The Rancho Rio Verde Riding Club is having a “Day in the Country” Sunday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Day in the Country” is a special fundraiser for the Valley View Vaulters, a nonprofit organization that teaches vaulting to both handicapped and non-handicapped people of all ages.

Laura Richardson takes oath of office

Congresswoman Laura Richardson (CA-37) conducted her local oath of office ceremony Saturday in front of Martin Luther King-Harbor Hospital in Los Angeles. Richardson repeated the oath of office that she originally took in Washington D.C. Sept. 4 to an audience for more than 200 supporters.

O’Donnell appointed to rep LCWA

At their Sept. 24 meeting, the board of directors of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) voted to appoint Council Member Patrick O’Donnell as its representative to the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority (LCWA).

Librarian tells how to search a house’s history

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer If your house could talk, what stories would it tell? Many people wish they could find out something about the people that once occupied their home. Last Thursday, Maureen Neeley, a librarian with the Long Beach Public Library outlined a step-by-step process for discovering the history of houses in Long…

Reminiscing Revealed : Rose Yates

In the Sept. 6 issue of the Signal Tribune, we asked readers to identify the people in the photo above. Gayle Rexroad of Long Beach said: I don’t know who the man was, but I know the woman. She is Rose Yates and she was a friend of my mother’s. She lived in the Virginia…

LB doctor challenges status quo of cancer treatments

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Robert Nagourney, MD, has developed a technique for treating cancer patients that has one of the highest success rates in the world, but so far, most of the medical establishment is ignoring his discoveries. In addition to being the medical director of the Malcolm C. Todd Cancer Center at Memorial…

Aqua Walk raises funds for Pools of Hope

California Pools of Hope, a nonprofit organization in Long Beach, is hosting a five lap Aqua Walk for the Annual Evelyn DuPont Swim Show & Circle of Hope Aqua Walk on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. The event is being put on “to celebrate the health improvements of the elderly and disabled…

SH applies for brownfield assessment grant funds

The long history of oil production in Signal Hill has created many properties throughout the community that can be defined as brownfields, which are properties whose reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.