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Entries from August 28th, 2009

LBUSD plans two new schools in Signal Hill

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, Education, News

New-school signage located at Redondo Avenue and Hill Street BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) plans to build two new schools in Signal Hill, and one of them could be up and running in two years. Work has already begun work on the middle school planned for the 9.8-acre […]

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Fresh & Easy market, Dollar Tree, Ross coming to town; In & Out possible

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Business, News

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer The spectrum of Signal Hill stores and restaurants is on the verge of acquiring more colors. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market’s corporate office recently announced its firm decision to build a store in Signal Hill. The Dollar Tree and Ross Dress for Less also recently announced their plans to open […]

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Bixby Heights residents protest park name change, seek enhanced security

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News

Seventh District Councilwoman Tonia Reyes-Uranga met with Bixby Heights residents at Somerset Park last week to discuss the park’s name change and security issues. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer Dozens of residents from Long Beach’s Bixby Heights area showed up at Somerset Park last Thursday (August 20) to tell 7th District City Councilwoman Tonia Reyes-Uranga […]

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Cal Heights residents meet with police to discuss increase in burglaries

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · News

LBPD North Division Commander Billy Quach shares crime statistics with the audience who attended the California Heights Neighborhood Association meeting last week. BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer A recent spike in residential burglaries brought dozens of people to the monthly meeting of the California Heights Neighborhood Association (CHNA) meeting last Thursday evening (August 20). Local […]

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Jack C. Smith announces bid for 7th District seat

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · News

Professional budget analyst and community volunteer Jack C. Smith recently threw his hat into the 7th District Council race with a pledge to help the area thrive through smart fiscal management. “The city’s toughest challenge for years to come will be the budget,” said Smith, a Wrigley resident. “I’ve got the skills to maximize both […]

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