Harbor Commission president updates Wrigley group

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Keeping terrorists from blowing up the Port of Long Beach and reducing the foul diesel exhaust from trucks hauling international freight through the city are two of Mario Cordero’s top priorities. As president of the Long Beach Harbor Commission, he explained what the Port of Long Beach is doing to…

Nightmare on Hill Street: Bad dreams come with five bedrooms

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer The two houses across the street from Discovery Well Park are less than three years old, have five bedrooms, three-car garages and panoramic views. They are appraised at about $1.2 million each. But they have no access to the public street, no utilities, and no certificates of occupancy. No one…

Reminiscing

Does anyone remember “Van, the Piano Man?” Share your memories! Contact the Signal Tribune at 2669 Myrtle Avenue, Suite 111, Signal Hill, CA 90755 or go online to www.SignalTribune.com and click on “Reminisce.”

Long has until Oct. 9 to file new complaint against SH

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Nancy Long has until October 9 to file a new complaint against the City of Signal Hill regarding the March 6 municipal election. Last Thursday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Andrea Richy agreed with Signal Hill Deputy City Attorney Doug Haubert that Long’s original complaint did not state a cause…

Learn the procedure for public comments at Long Beach City Council

On Tuesdays the Long Beach City Council holds regularly scheduled meetings at 5 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 333 West Ocean Boulevard. The agenda is available online at www.longbeach.gov, in the City Clerk’s Department—call (562) 570-6101 for information—and at the main and branch libraries. Following established procedures, the public can comment during an agenda item…

Housing program recognized today at Passport to Success

The Apartment Association, California Southern Cities (AACSC) will recognize the city of Long Beach for its Multifamily Improvement District programs, which seek to provide quality housing to residents, at the AACSC trade show, entitled “Passport to Success,” today at the Carnival Cruise Line Dome in Long Beach.