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Entries from July 24th, 2009

Three candidates already campaigning for 7th District seat on LB City Council

July 24th, 2009 · No Comments · News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Long Beach’s next municipal election will take place on April 13, 2010, but three candidates are already campaigning for the 7th District seat on the Long Beach City Council. Incumbent Tonia Reyes Uranga will have served two four-year terms by then, but the city’s term-limits law bars her name from […]

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SH approves operation agreement for planned waste transfer station

July 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The solid-waste transfer station approved by the Signal Hill City Council last summer moved one step closer to reality Tuesday night, when the council approved a facility operation agreement between the city and EDCO Disposal Company, known locally as Signal Hill Disposal. The planned transfer station will be constructed on […]

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In celebrating its 85th anniversary, Community Hospital launches new brand identity

July 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, Health

About 100 people gathered in Community Hospital’s courtyard last week to hear speakers extol the facility’s service to the community. Front row, from left: Art Levine, host/producer of Straight Talk; Julie Ann Sherman, D.O. (current chief of staff); Charles Morrell, M.D. (retired/former chief of staff); Lois Condit (wife of Fillmore Condit’s grandson). Back row, from […]

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A Garden of Earth-y Delights

July 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

With District 8 Councilwoman Tonia Reyes Uranga’s and District 6 Councilman Dee Andrews’s hands leveraging giant, red-handled scissors, the Wrigley Community Garden at 1950/1960 Henderson Avenue got growing last Saturday with a well-attended plant and bake sale. Blooming on the site of two former drug houses, the 39-plot garden is expected to transform the neighborhood […]

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Around Town

July 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Around Town

FOSTERING LITTLE BOOKWORMS The Signal Hill Library, 1770 E. Hill St., is inviting kids to celebrate the arts through its summer reading program. During July, August and September, the library will explore music, theater, painting, literature and other fine arts. Children can win prizes for reading too. Call the library at (562) 989-7323. GRILLIN’ AND […]

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