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Entries from February 12th, 2010

In the Red

February 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, Health

Long Beach Memorial (LBM) employees have raised awareness of heart disease this month by wearing red and hosting the annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar on Feb. 6, both events attracting hundreds of participants. While most people know heart disease is the number-one killer of women, many aren’t aware that twice as many American women […]

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SH Dollar Tree’s opening receives highest turnout among company’s new stores

February 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Business, Community

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern After it successfully opened six days prior, Signal Hill’s new Dollar Tree store celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Saturday, Feb. 6 at 10am. Attending the event were several locals, Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce members, area dignitaries and representatives of Dollar Tree. “As a retailer, […]

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North Division police commander discusses recent crime spike with community

February 12th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer There’s no doubt about it. The recent rise in burglaries and vandalism in Bixby Knolls and California Heights, an attempted armed robbery and the assault-robbery of a teenager have galvanized many residents who live in those areas. On Thursday, Feb. 4, about 65 locals attended the community meeting at the […]

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Southern L.A. County Goodwill makes two appointments to its board

February 12th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (GoodwillSOLAC), recently named Dan Descargar and Helen Najar to its board of trustees. Their combined expertise in the fields of communications, planning, engineering and project management is significant to continuing and growing GoodwillSOLAC’s mission to provide education, skill development and job opportunities for people with barriers […]

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Amid controversy over selection process, new LB police chief to assume post in March

February 12th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Feb. 3, Long Beach City Manager Pat West announced he had selected Jim McDonnell as the city’s new chief of police. McDonnell, a 28-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), had spent nearly the last 10 years as former LAPD Chief William Bratton’s top assistant. Recently, […]

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