Truthful Cooking

By Carol Berg Sloan Registered Dietitian The popularity of Jerry Seinfeld’s wife Jessica’s cookbook Deceptively Delicious has many registered dietitians, moms and nutrition experts buzzing. Is it okay to deceive your kids into eating vegetables? Does sneaking broccoli or carrots into brownies make healthier eaters? Does it matter how you get kids to eat more…

SH honors Jane Fallon with Outstanding Older American Award

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Last week, Signal Hill officially recognized what many people already know: Jane Fallon is an exceptional human being. At a luncheon in downtown Los Angeles, on May 14, city officials and Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe presented Fallon with an Outstanding Older American Award. Fallon is the chair of…

Spotlight on Advertisers : Il Poggio

Il Poggio is open for business with homemade bread and pasta. The new addition to the Bixby Knolls area also offers catering, delivery and banquet services. Il Poggio is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday, closed Sundays and open for lunch Mondays. The Italian restaurant is located at 3819 Atlantic Avenue in Long…

Registration now open for Wrigley River Run

The Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation is presenting its inaugural Wrigley River Run 5K/10K and Tadpole Trot on Saturday, June 7. The run will take place on a flat, fast course through Wrigley Village and on the Los Angeles River bike path. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each of 14 age…

ACOG offers online cancer brochure

Cancer is the second leading cause of death for women in the US. In 2007, an estimated 270,000 women died, and 678,000 women were diagnosed with some type of cancer. It is no surprise that cancer tops many women’s lists of health fears. A recent ACOG/Harris Interactive survey polled women on their cancer knowledge and…

Long Beach Heritage gearing up for its Great Homes Tour

On Sunday, June 8, Long Beach Heritage will celebrate “A Century of Style” with its annual Great Homes of Long Beach tour. From noon to 5 p.m., ticket holders will traverse the city, visiting six architecturally distinguished homes in Belmont Heights, Bluff Heights, Bluff Park and Los Cerritos neighborhoods.

Spotlight on Advertisers : Aviation Summer Camp

Parents who are looking for a unique summer experience for their children should consider Aviation Summer Camp. The camp, offered for kids age 10 to 18, offers information about aviation careers, a balsa plane contest, airport tour, aviation professional guests, and a flight simulator contest. Aviation Summer Camp can be reached at (562) 252-6722 or…

Tonia Reyes Uranga hopes to bring local issues to Sacramento

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Tonia Reyes Uranga is running against Bonnie Lowenthal in the June 3 primary election, which will determine which of the two Democratic candidates will run in the November general elections. Both women hope to replace Assemblywoman Betty Karnette (D-54th District) who cannot run again because of term limits.

Bonnie Lowenthal wants to expand her sphere of influence

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Bonnie Lowenthal served on the Long Beach Unified District Board of Education before being elected to the Long Beach City Council (1st District) in a special 2001 election. She was reelected in 2002 and 2006 and that year her peers on the council voted to make her the city’s vice…

BKBIA lets neighbors know community happenings with Bixby Buzz

Courtesy of Blair Cohn Bixby Knolls BIA Rancho Los Cerritos invites the public to learn all about daily life on a 19th century California rancho as their group tours the 1844 adobe house, plays historic games in the gardens, and helps complete daily ranch work. Ranch Adventure tours are free for groups of 6-24 elementary-aged…