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Entries from October 30th, 2008

13.1 Miles Together

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

By Linda Nusbaum Special to the Signal Tribune It was really good news to hear. Bennett tells me one of his colleagues is going to train with a group to run the Long Beach Half Marathon and she asked him to join. I held my breath wondering what I would hear next. My hope has […]

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Halloween Haunts: Events and Activities taking place October 31

October 30th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Community, Entertainment

“VE VANT YOUR BLOOD” Donate blood at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center on Halloween and trick or treat at the Blood Donor Center between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Prizes awarded for scariest, funniest and most original costumes, and there will be a drawing for a Halloween gift basket. All blood donated is used for […]

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How to Vote for a Write-In Candidate

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments · Commentary

By Brett Hawkins It is a common misconception among voters nationwide that the only citizens in the running for political office are those explicitly listed on the ballot. What these people do not know is that there are more choices to consider via the write-in candidacy. Those who have applied and are eligible for write-in […]

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Out and About LB donates $57,000 to local charities

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

Ken Sakata, President of Out and About Long Beach, recently announced that Out and About Long Beach has exceeded its charitable giving goal of $50,000. Over the last seven years, they have funded numerous Long Beach charities, with an emphasis on educational enrichment programs and providing necessities of life for needy families in Long Beach. […]

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Gath Insurance property wins beautification award

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

Signal Hill Planning Commissioner Tom Benson has chosen the property at 2199 E. Temple Avenue, where Gath Insurance is located, for the October 2008 Planning Commission Award. The insurance company has been a community business partner for 20 years at that location, in the two-story commercial office building on the corner of Temple Avenue and […]

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