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Entries from April 24th, 2009

In showing effects of war, ‘Fifth of July’ examines collateral damage on relationships

April 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Art, Arts, theater, theatre

(clockwise from top left) Cort Huckabone, Jenn Robbins, Sean Gray and Katherine Prenovost as the burned-out radicals of Fifth of July. By Cory Bilicko Entertainment Writer Relishing her second opportunity to direct Fifth of July a quarter century after her first go at it, Phyllis B. Gitlin, at the helm of the Long Beach Playhouse’s […]

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Publishers Thoughts

April 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Reminiscing, Thoughts From The Publisher

We have been busy bees this week at the Signal Tribune. Not only did we create this lovely issue, we also put out a special issue commemorating the City of Signal Hill’s 85th anniversary. With deadlines of only 24 hours apart, our heads were spinning out of control keeping track of what went where. Truth […]

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Know where your donations are going

April 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

It is evident that the New York ASPCA [American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals] is aggressively targeting Los Angeles residents for funds. Maybe you have seen the multitude of ASPCA print and web advertisements running in the local media. There are many who mistakenly believe that ASPCA is an umbrella organization that […]

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City of SH receives voter info on tape for visually impaired

April 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

The California Secretary of State has provided the City of Signal Hill with a cassette-recorded version of the Official California Voter Information Guide for the May 19, 2009 Statewide Special Election for persons who are blind or otherwise visually impaired.

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Not just for Earth Week: several projects make LB an ever-greening city

April 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Community, Environment

The City of Long Beach has announced events celebrating Earth Week 2009, including unveiling a new city LNG fueling site, proposing a new Green Building Ordinance for City Council approval, announcing a new Marina Recycling Program and introducing Operation Mulch-A-Lot, an innovative program that turns tree-trimming waste into mulch for vacant city lots.

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