Finance director leaves SH with ‘good news’

By Neena Strichart Publisher Tuesday night’s Signal Hill city council meeting was finance director Dennis McArthur’s final public appearance before his retirement at the end of the month. Calling it his “swan song,” McArthur presented his preliminary year-end financial and carryover report for fiscal year 2006-2007 which included in city manager Ken Farfsing’s words “good…

Residents voice concerns at Gabelich’s 8th District monthly meeting

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Vacant houses, transients and graffiti topped the list of issues raised by people attending an informal meeting in north Long Beach last Saturday. About 55 residents attended 8th District Councilwoman Rae Gabelich’s “Community Coffee” at Avila’s El Ranchito at 5345 Long Beach Boulevard. “This is an amazing turnout,” Gabelich said.…

Reminiscing

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Around Town : December 13, 2007

Holiday Music Series The Downtown Long Beach Association is hosting a holiday music series from now until Sunday, Dec. 16. From jazz bands to carolers, every corner of downtown will be filled with festive music. For a list of performance times and locations go online to www.downtownlongbeach.org. For information, call (562) 485-3138. Christmas Caroling A…

Holiday gift giving goes green

The El Dorado Nature Center offers eco-minded shoppers a new way to go green this season at the Discover Alternative Giving gift fair, which continues through Monday, Dec. 31. Honor friends and family this holiday season, while supporting ecological projects in the community. Visitors will find items from local artists as well as various ecological…

Spotlight on Advertisers : Bamboo Teri House

It’s snowing at Bamboo Teri House! The Japanese restaurant has a festive winter wonderland display inside their dining area, complete with an authentic, handcrafted imitation snow machine and a miniature village below. Bamboo Teri House is located at 3391 Atlantic Avenue in Bixby Knolls. For more information, call (562) 595-6049.

A click of the mouse can win a free MRI Scanner

Community Hospital enlists public’s help in order to win contest for $1.5M machine By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Long Beach Community Hospital is trying to win a free MRI scanner worth $1.5 million, and people can help by simply voting online once every day from now until Jan. 1, 2008. Ninety-five hospitals have entered the…

Furutani could take all in special election

Courtesy of LBReport.com Warren Furutani, a member of L.A.’s Community College Board of Trustees and aide to Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, beat out Carson Councilman Mike Gipson on Tuesday night and is the first place Democrat finisher in the special election to fill the 55th district Assembly seat (Carson-Lakewood-LB) vacated by Laura Richardson, who was…