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Entries from May 29th, 2008

Port, border security a top priority for Michael Jackson

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments · News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Michael Jackson is running against fellow Republican Gabriella Holt in the upcoming June 3 primary election to determine which one will run in the November general elections. Jackson and Holt both want to replace Democrat Betty Karnette who now occupies the 54th District State Assembly seat but has termed out. […]

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Long Beach graphic novel pioneer to show at local gallery this weekend

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Art, Entertainment

By Cory Bilicko Managing Editor Since you’re reading this right now, you’re not one of the one percent of Americans who is illiterate. The Worldfact Book prepared by the CIA in 2007 asserts that the U.S. literacy rate is 99 percent and that the overall world literacy rate is 82 percent. Ninety-nine percent of Americans […]

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The Signal Tribune sponsors film contest

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment

The upcoming United Artists 90th Anniversary Film Festival in Los Angeles will be filled with some of the most entertaining and exciting movies of our time, and the Signal Tribune is sponsoring a contest in honor of the festival.

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SH pays tribute to those who conquered the Hancock Oil Fire

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer During the Memorial Day weekend, as millions of Americans honored the men and women who died in our nation’s battles, Signal Hill also paid tribute to another group of heroes: the firefighters who fought and ultimately conquered the famous Hancock Oil Refinery Fire. That conflagration ignited on May 22, 1958 […]

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LB Mayor and First Lady raise $40,000 at first Long Beach BLAST breakfast

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

On May 15, 2008, 175 people attended a breakfast to hear Mayor Bob Foster thank Long Beach Better Learning After School Today (BLAST) for making Long Beach better for kids. The breakfast raised nearly $40,000 to support BLAST programs for at-risk youth in Long Beach.

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