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Entries from November 20th, 2008

Sky Gone Awry

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Signal Hill’s “Tribute to Roughnecks” statue overlooking smoke-filled skies last Saturday. Despite being more than 30 miles from the closest wildfire, Long Beach is among cities that, although in no imminent danger of being directly affected by the fires themselves, are most affected by smoke that is propelled by wind. Los Angeles County public health […]

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Media professionals discuss historic transformation, future of newspapers

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · Community, News

The “Press in Transition” panel from last Saturday’s discussion. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Thomas Jefferson believed that a democracy could not survive without newspapers. “The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right,” he wrote in 1787. “Were it left to me […]

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LB neighborhoods at odds with canine mistaken as coyote

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · Community, News

By CAROL THOMPSON Special to the Signal Tribune There is fear festering on the streets of Los Cerritos and Virginia Country Club, and some residents are arming themselves for protection. “Neither children nor pets are safe…We are under attack,” says Harry Pope, who is cautioning neighbors to “take a stick or other ‘weapon’ along when […]

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Reminiscing…..

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · Reminiscing

Do you recognize this location? If so, contact the Signal Tribune at: 2669 Myrtle Avenue, #111, Signal Hill, CA 90755 or email newspaper@signaltribune.com. To see more photos, click on “Reminiscing” under “CHOOSE A SECTION” to the right.

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Gymnastics academy moving back to Signal Hill

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · Community, News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer After several years in Long Beach, the American Gymnastics Academy is coming back to Signal Hill. Last week, the Signal Hill City Council approved a negative declaration and zoning ordinance amendment that will allow the facility to relocate to an area designated primarily for light industry.

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