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Entries from November 20th, 2008

Owner of Hill Street houses still fighting for driveway, utility rights

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

These two million-dollar homes have been vacant since they were built in 2003. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Five years after being built, the houses on 2910 and 2914 Hill Street are still vacant with no utilities and no driveways connecting them to a public street. The owner of the two homes, Tarzana-based 6 Angels […]

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Backing Up Equality

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

Hundreds of people attended a rally outside Long Beach City Hall last Saturday to urge the overturning of Prop 8, the Nov. 4 ballot proposition that amended California’s Constitution to restrict the definition of marriage to a union between one man and one woman. Planned as a “peace rally and wed-in,” the event was one […]

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Laura Doud hosts open house to celebrate 100 years of city auditors

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · News

by E. Medosch Staff Writer On Tuesday, November 18, Long Beach City Auditor Laura opened the 8th floor office in City Hall to the public to celebrate 100 years of service by elected Long Beach auditors. One auditor in particular stands out, according to research by Doud’s staff. Doud has dedicated a special conference room […]

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LB City Council approves five-story senior housing facility in Bixby Knolls

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

Developers want to build a senior housing facility at this Elm Avenue location. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer After a four-hour discussion last week, the Long Beach City Council unanimously approved a five-story senior housing project in Bixby Knolls. The building, which developers hope to build at 3635 Elm Avenue, will include 65 apartments and […]

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Around Town

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · Around Town, Community

MOTOR ON OVER The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association’s Community Happy Hour will take place today from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bixby Business Center, 4401 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd floor. Special guest speaker will be Jim Michaelian, president and CEO of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach, speaking on “Toyota Grand Prix: […]

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