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Entries from June 26th, 2009

Signal Hill librarian retires after three decades of service

June 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Signal Hill City Manager Ken Farfsing with retiring librarian Carole Molloy Photos by Neena Strichart BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer After nearly 30 years at the helm of the Signal Hill Library, Carole Molloy is retiring. On Wednesday, June 24, the City of Signal Hill hosted a luncheon to honor the librarian who helped bring […]

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Circus clown uses fun to promote healthy living

June 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, Education, Health

Circus clown Dean Kelley leads a group of 21 kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach through a series of fun exercises. Story and Photos by Steven Piper Editorial Intern During the summer, the kids in the Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach at 700 E. Del Amo Blvd. spend the […]

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Coyote sightings become main issue among residents at Gabelich meeting

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

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer A small group of Long Beach residents proved that some people care very much about what is going on in their community. Approximately 30 people attended a community meeting hosted by 8th District Long Beach City Councilwoman Rae Gabelich last Saturday. The event, known as a “Community Coffee,” took place […]

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LB Chrysler-Jeep dealership closes as products move to Glenn E. Thomas

June 26th, 2009 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Chrysler-Jeep dealership had been in business at 2800 Cherry Avenue for about 15 years before closing June 16. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The Long Beach Chrysler-Jeep dealership, which had been located at 2800 Cherry Avenue in Signal Hill for about 15 years, went out of business on June 16, but the […]

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Torch Run raises $350K for young cancer patients

June 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, Health

More than 250 children with cancer, sickle cell disease and other serious blood disorders participated in last Saturday’s relay while passing an Olympic-style torch. The Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) has announced that it raised nearly $350,000 during its annual Torch Run last Saturday, where more than 250 children with cancer, sickle cell disease […]

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