New Signal Hill police headquarters for 2010

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The new Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) headquarters should be completed by early 2010, according to Charlie Honeycutt, Signal Hill deputy city manager. In his Feb. 12 report to the City Council, he states that plans were moving forward well.

Candidates and residents converge at historic LB farmhouse

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer It was an unusual gathering of political candidates and voters. Nobody made a speech. Nobody debated the issues. There wasn’t even a question-and-answer period at the end. In fact, if guests didn’t know that about 15 of the people present were running for elected office– some of them against each…


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Thoughts from the Associate Publisher

By Steve Strichart Hi, everyone! I am taking over Neena’s column this week to bring your attention to a Long Beach Unified School District press release we received at the paper. Hill Classical Middle School is one of only five schools statewide that will be honored with the Dispelling the Myth Award from The Education…

Local boxer becomes national champ

Moises “Mighty Mo” Orozco, shown here with Olympic team coach Joe Zanders, returned from Independence, Missouri, with the National Silver Gloves Boxing Championship belt in his hand. The three-day event featured seven regional champions ages 10 to 15 in various weight categories.

SolarCity offering group discounts to residents for solar panels

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer A California company that manufactures solar panels is offering group discounts of about 30 percent to Long Beach and Signal Hill residents who decide to have the conversion system installed on their rooftops. SolarCity, based in Foster City, has already successfully offered its “community pricing” program to about 24 California…