Long Beach Goodwill adds document shredding to its services

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Now residents and business owners in Southern California can have documents with confidential information shredded while enhancing a nonprofit organization’s ability to provide jobs to economically disadvantaged people. On Feb. 5, the Long Beach Goodwill Industries facility at 800 West Pacific Coast Highway initiated its secure document shredding service– dubbed…

Commentary: Volunteers Among Us

By Linda Nusbaum Recently I attend an appreciation breakfast for Long Beach area Red Cross Volunteers. It is held on a Saturday at the Holliday Inn on Lakewood Boulevard. I arrive late, pick up my name tag and make my way to the assigned table, towards the back of a huge ballroom. I look around…

Commentary: Keeping an Eye Towards the Future

By Ken Farfsing Signal Hill City Manager Success is measured over time, and time has proven that the decisions made by the City and supported by the community have placed the City of Signal Hill in a better financial position than the state and most other cities. The City continues to work hard to ensure…

Around Town

CANDIDNESS WITH CANDIDATES Concerned Citizens of Signal Hill and the Signal Tribune will host a forum tonight for the three open Signal Hill City Council seats. The forum will take place at the Signal Hill Council Chambers, 2175 Cherry Avenue. Refreshments will be served at 6:30pm, and the forum will begin at 7pm. Questions will…

LB Municipal Band marking its 100th year of making music

One of the most beloved institutions in Long Beach, the Long Beach Municipal Band, will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine and Partners of Parks are planning a “Centennial Gala” on Saturday, March 14, the actual 100th anniversary of the band’s very first concert.