From Pit Stop to Patients

More than a dozen celebrities from the pro/celebrity race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach made a pit stop at Miller Children’s Hospital on Thursday, April 17. Pro football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson, singer/actor Drew Lachey (who is best known as the second-season winner of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars), former NBA…

SH City Council approves elevator installation plan

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Ever since Signal Hill City Hall was completed in 1934, people in wheelchairs or with other physical limitations that prevent them from climbing stairs have not been able to get to the building’s second floor. That situation will change in the not-too-distant future when construction crews install an elevator in…

Local realtors debate market forecast at Cal Heights meeting

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The national mortgage crisis caused foreclosure filings to skyrocket in 2007. In 2008, even more people are slated to lose their homes due to their inability to make their house payments. The meltdown has significantly decreased property valuations in many places throughout the United States and left many people wondering…

Reminiscing Revealed

On March 20, the Signal Tribune asked readers if they remember anything about the photo above. Long Beach resident Deanna Nickell-Roe wrote in and said: I couldn’t believe it when I saw this picture. Most of the people are my relatives. 1. Myrtle Allen, my grandmother 2. Cecil “Dale” Allen, my uncle 3. Ola Doss,…

Communiqué from Rae

For those of you who missed the final Champ Car race here in Long Beach, it was a great send-off to an organization that worked hard to bring honor, respect and fans to the sport of open wheel racing. Kevin Kalkhoven, the owner of Champ Car and the KV Racing teams (who, by the way…

Spotlight on Advertisers : It’s a Grind

Did you know that It’s a Grind caters? The coffeehouse offers delicious muffins, scones, croissants, cinnamon rolls and bagels. They can cater any size meeting with delicious, fresh-brewed coffees. And they offer flavored and decaf as well. It’s a Grind locations include 2162 E. Willow Street in Signal Hill, 4245 Atlantic Avenue in Bixby Knolls…