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Entries from October 25th, 2007

Research and Rescue

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer If you were trapped under a hundred tons of rubble, could search and rescue teams find you before you died? About 100 firefighters from as far away as Marin County converged on an 8-acre site in Long Beach last Wednesday and Thursday to answer that question.

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Council, RDA approve $16M bond issue

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer After about a three-month delay, plans to develop a CarMax dealership in Signal Hill leaped forward recently. During the October 23 Signal Hill City Council meeting, City Manager Ken Farfsing said the issues causing the delay had been resolved. Last November, the Signal Hill Redevelopment Agency (RDA) and CarMax Auto […]

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Street lamp restoration project brings back beauty from bygone era

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Community

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Restoring a neighborhood to its original classic beauty doesn’t just increase property values; it gives residents a sense of pride and encourages them to do whatever it takes to keep their houses, yards, streets and sidewalks in the best of shape. With those things in mind, about eight years ago, […]

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Pet lovers and kids gussy for annual Haute Dog Howl’oween Parade

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Community, Entertainment

More than 550 costumed dogs are expected for Long Beach’s “Haute Dog Howl’oween” Parade and Pet Adoption Fair on Sunday, Oct. 28 at Livingston Park from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. This will be the seventh year of the 12-block sidewalk parade down 2nd Street. The event, organized by community activist Justin Rudd, will include […]

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Around Town : October 25, 2007

October 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Around Town

Local events and happenings for the coming week…

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