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Entries from January 29th, 2010

After roof collapse from deluge, ‘Signal Tribune’ finds new home

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer It began with a thunderous boom followed by a loud crack. Then the entire building started shaking. Seconds later, showers of water gushed from the ceiling and everyone got up and ran out of the offices. That was the experience of the Signal Tribune’s staff late Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 20, […]

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SHPD installs radar speed indicators to slow traffic

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · News

The Signal Hill Police Department recently announced the installation of two pole-mounted radar speed warning signs on Cherry Avenue, north of 21st Street. These devices are designed to remind drivers of the speed limit on the roadway by providing feedback of their speed as displayed on an LED readout. Studies have shown that devices such […]

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‘Rose Kennedy of Signal Hill’ leaves legacy of compassion, community involvement

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Remembrance

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The light and love that characterized Velma Robinett’s life will never die. She was in turn a farmer’s daughter, devoted wife and mother, grandmother, businesswoman and matriarch, but what people remember most about her is her kindness and compassion.

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Popular Belmont Shore canine passes

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, Pets

After several weeks of health issues, Rosie the bulldog, the four-legged Belmont Shore icon, passed away in the early morning of Jan. 24, 2010. Community activist Justin Rudd and public-relations professional Frank Groff had welcomed the red-brindle, four-month-old English bulldog into their home in January 1998. Shortly thereafter, Rudd and Groff got their new puppy […]

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Skate park renamed after young man killed in gang crossfire

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Photo from mikevallely.com If Michael Keith Green was watching from Heaven, he had to be smiling. Sunday, Jan. 17 was the day of the grand opening of a skate park named in his honor. The celebration was designed to make the public aware of the recent expansion and improvement of […]

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