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.
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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This past month, local heroes were honored by KNX News Radio at a special luncheon ceremony at the Hollywood & Highland complex in Hollywood. Several Long Beach residents were recognized, including Long Beach Councilman Dee Andrews.
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…
The Long Beach Heritage is hosting their annual awards dinner gala Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. Taking place at the Queen Mary Grand Salon, the event honors individuals and organizations that have shown outstanding stewardship of the city’s architectural and cultural landscape.
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.
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…
LBUSD now has four new magnets, just funded at 7.6 million dollars by the U.S. Department of Education. They include Dooley Global Studies Magnet School, which offers the elementary grades Global Studies, working toward the International Baccalaureate.
The Long Beach Shakespeare Company opens 2008 with Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ The lush forest fantasy is said to be filled with magic, music, love and laughter.
This column is for men only. Now that you’ve performed your obligatory romantic duties on Valentine’s Day, it’s time to reassess where you stand. Take this little quiz:
By Vicki Paris Goodman It turns out “Cabaret” is more than a Liza Minnelli song fest owing its intensity to the threat of fascism looming over pre-WWII Berlin. There are indeed wonderful, moving, romantic subtleties that I never imagined. That is, until I attended the opening of International City Theatre’s luminous production of the multi-layered…
BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Every year, millions of Americans send money to con artists who use the U.S. Postal Service to dupe their victims. The scams include a wide range of false charities and investment opportunities.
By Heather Posey Staff Writer For those in the mood for love, wedding officiant Alan Katz wants to bring lovebirds together. A performer and entrepreneur, Katz has made a business marrying couples throughout southern California and being a part of what he calls “the best show in town.”