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Entries from September 25th, 2009

Art-lantic Avenue

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Art, Community

The first of 18 utility boxes in Bixby Knolls got a new look last weekend. Local artist John Culqui painted an homage to the legendary Welch’s Restaurant, a former Bixby Knolls hot spot, at the southwest corner of Atlantic. The Redevelopment Agency has hired Culqui to paint a number of utility boxes in the city, […]

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Around Town

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Around Town

I SCREAM FOR YOGURT Century 21 Success and the Signal Hill Police Department will conduct a blood drive for the City of Hope Hospital Friday, Sept. 25 from 10am to 4pm. Donors will receive a free six-ounce frozen yogurt from Tutti Frutti of Signal Hill. To make an appointment or for more information, contact Tanya […]

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Letter to the Editor

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Putting “foster” back into foster care We were reading through the Sept. 18 edition of the Signal Tribune and read the article about AB 719 authored by Assembly Member Bonnie Lowenthal [“Bonnie Lowenthal’s foster youth bill heads to governor”]. My first thought was how thoughtful to care for these kids being forced into adulthood. Then […]

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A Park by Any Other Name…..

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Commentary

By Rachael Rifkin What’s in a name? Well, for Somerset Park (or is it Chrissy Strong-Marshall Park?) it’s hard to say because no one really seems to know anything about the origins of the name. We do know who Chrissy Strong-Marshall was. A well-respected Community Recreation Services bureau manager, Marshall started her career at Somerset […]

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Former Roxy Music musician changes the way we look at art, again and again and…

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Art

California State University, Long Beach is currently presenting Brian Eno: 77 Million Paintings in its University Art Museum, 1250 Bellflower Blvd. (West Wing, Horn Center) through Dec. 13. Using sophisticated computer software and audio boom boxes, this project features constantly changing images and musical compositions which challenge the notion that the artist must be in […]

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