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Entries from December 26th, 2008

Return of rare pair

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Community, Focus On Business, News

By NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer To many Bixby Knolls business owners and residents, Sheldon and Shell Grossman’s return to the area is good news. The husband and wife team operated Bixby Knolls Car Wash for 27 years before selling it in 2004. During that time they earned a reputation for providing one of the best […]

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Long Beach neighbors donate thousands of items to Food Finders

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

On December 20, the Marina Pacifica condo units collected thousands of food and hygiene items for the November 11-December 31 Food Finders food drive. A small group of residents at the condo asked their neighbors to place at least one donated food item or small monetary donation outside of their door for pickup. The eight […]

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Crossing guard extraordinaire retires leaving a legacy of love

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Community, News

By NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Nelda Crouch is not an ordinary crossing guard. Her contagious smile and genuine concern for children has captured the hearts of many people in Long Beach.

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Thousands of children flock to centers distributing free Christmas gifts

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · News

By NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The spirit of giving was evident all over the Long Beach-Signal Hill area during the last couple of weeks as churches and other organizations in the region provided free Christmas presents to thousands of needy families. The Signal Tribunewas not able to cover all the local gift events, but this […]

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Letters to the editor

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Adopt a Pet After a recent meeting at Animal Care Services, I took some time to visit the cat cottages. As always, I was amazed to see beautiful cats of every color, size and age sitting in cages. Several came to the front of their cage as though they were asking for my help. A […]

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