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Entries from February 26th, 2009

Lowenthal bill would prevent insurers from backing out of paying claims

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments · News

Insurers would find it more difficult to avoid paying pre-authorized workers compensation claims under a bill introduced Monday by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach). Assembly Bill 361 would close a loophole in state law that allows insurance companies to withhold payment even after they provided authorization for a particular treatment.

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Thoughts from the Publisher

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

By Neena Strichart Two major thoughts come to my mind this week: our nine-year anniversary and the Signal Hill election.

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Commentary: Raising Awareness– March is Poison Prevention Month

February 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Health

By Jeff Gillaspie March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month, and it is a great time to review potential hazards and raise awareness about unintentional poisonings and ways to prevent them.

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Letters to the Editor

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

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Skate park proposal meeting bittersweet for attendees

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

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 […]

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