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Entries from December 18th, 2008

Conservation Corps offers free recycling programs

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments · Community, Uncategorized

By Brett Hawkins Writer Intern Cost-free recycling services for commercial and multi-unit residential buildings in and around Long Beach are currently being offered by the Conservation Corps of Long Beach (CCLB). Originally established in 1987, the CCLB is one of 12 certified conservation corps in California that helps provide programs and services to many at-risk […]

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SH Honorary Police Officers Association seeking new member

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments · News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer After a few years of dwindling membership, a local organization dedicated to raising money for the families of police officers injured or killed in the line of duty is inviting people in the area to get involved in its worthy cause. The Signal Hill Honorary Police Officers Association (HPOA) was […]

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Animal toy drive helps increase chance of pet adoption

December 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Community, Uncategorized

Operation Santa Paws will be the cat’s meow for shelter pets this holiday season, when a brigade of volunteers deliver toys and treats to thousands of animals in shelters all over the world. During the holiday season, extra help is needed for the thousands of abused and abandoned animals in the care of local animal […]

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Signal Hill and Long Beach embrace “Day Without A Bag”

December 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer During the past few years, national, state and local governments all over the world have been acknowledging what environmentalists have been saying for decades: the use of disposable plastic bags is creating an ecological crisis of global proportions. Now, a regional environmental group, Heal the Bay, has convinced many Southern […]

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Letter to the Editor

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments · Commentary

This year’s Parade and efforts to make the Lane “greener and brighter” were made possible by the hundreds of wonderful volunteers and dozens of local businesses that offered in-kind and discounted services. Here are some of the groups that merit our very special thanks. Once again, Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride, Inc (LBLGP) provided […]

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