Second church fire in six months deemed ‘suspicious’

On Friday, February 20, at 5:13am, Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) units responded to 5722 Lime Ave (Calvary Chapel of North Long Beach) after the report of a structure fire at the location. Engine Company Eleven, first on scene, arrived in approximately three minutes and gave the initial report of “a two-story church fully involved…

Around Town

CHOW WITH THE CHAMBER The Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce’s February membership meeting will take place today from noon to 1:30pm in the Signal Hill Park Community Center, 1780 East Hill Street (behind the library). The featured speaker will be Kelly Flint with a presentation on “The Power of email Marketing.” Flint is a marketing…

Letters to the Editor

Yogurt and yoga I recently won the Budding Romance prize in the annual contest held by The Signal. I would like to thank Neena and her staff for being so warm and friendly, along with all of the local shops and business owners that participated. Although my wife Susie did most of the work for…

Skate park proposal meeting bittersweet for attendees

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews and the youth of the district hosted their first community meeting to discuss a proposed skate park at McBride Park. The meeting took place at noon on Feb. 21 at the Samuel S. McBride, Sr. Park Social Hall. “With the city budget eliminating the mobile skate park program and other…

League of Women Voters celebrates 89 birthdays

The League of Women Voters (LWV), Long Beach Area, will join with Leagues across the United States to celebrate the 89th birthday of the national League and its own 85th birthday. The League was founded by many of the same powerful and courageous women who gained the vote for women. To honor this history, the…

Ed Wilson asking voters to reelect him to SH City Council

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer First elected in 1997, Ed Wilson is seeking his fourth term on the Signal Hill City Council. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from USC and certificate from SAP, a leading Enterprise Resource and Planning program. He became a CPA while working for KPMG, one of the largest accounting…