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Entries from February 26th, 2009

Three incumbents, one challenger present positions at SH candidate forum

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The four candidates vying for three seats on the Signal Hill City Council explained their positions and philosophies at a forum held in the council chambers of Signal Hill City Hall last Thursday evening. About 30 people attended the event, which was sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Signal Hill and […]

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Boy Scout recognition dinner honors youth, adults for community service

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

(Photo courtesy of Mark Bonner) The Long Beach Area Council Boy Scouts of America honored scouts as well as adult volunteers at its annual recognition dinner last Thursday. By E. Medosch Staff Writer It’s awards season, and though there were neither paparazzi nor a red carpet at The Grand last Thursday night, the ceremony there […]

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Second church fire in six months deemed ‘suspicious’

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News

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 […]

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Around Town

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments · 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 […]

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LB Health Dept. granted $6.3 million for homeless programs

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) has been awarded $6.3 million for targeted homeless services. To date, this is the largest Homeless Continuum of Care grant by the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded to the City.

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