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Entries from February 12th, 2010

Local Elks lodge names January member of month

February 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Community

Edward L. McCain, III has been selected as Elk of the Month for January at the Bellflower/Long Beach Elks Lodge #888. McCain was born Dec. 17, 1966, in Lakewood. He grew up in the Garden Grove area, and, after high school, he entered into an apprenticeship for plumbing. He later received his journeyman license for […]

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SH steps up to assist Delius Restaurant

February 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Business, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Council and Redevelopment Agency (RDA) is giving much needed assistance to a restaurant deemed vital to the city’s economy and image. During its meeting last Tuesday night, the Council, along with the RDA, voted to pay Delius’s rent for the next three years as the upscale […]

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Doud only incumbent running unopposed in upcoming citywide primary election

February 5th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Long Beach’s April 13 citywide municipal primary election is slightly more than nine weeks away, and candidates are intensifying their campaigns. With the office of mayor and five city council seats on the ballot, the election has the potential of installing a new majority in the group that serves as […]

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Locals help student become Eagle Scout through tree-planting

February 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Community

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Nearly a hundred people gathered on one side of Atlantic Avenue between 35th Street and Bixby Road to lend their hands to Boy Scouts of America member Gregory Reilly (pictured left) and Citizen Forester mentor John Royce for the planting of 34 crape myrtles last Saturday. Two weeks prior, […]

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From Bixby to Haiti

February 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Community

Andrea Testa (pictured), owner of FreeSpirit Yoga, 3910 Atlantic Ave., organized and hosted a “Help Haiti Recover” silent auction last Saturday to help raise money for Doctors Without Borders. “I felt compelled to rally our instructors, friends and local businesses to raise some money and help in anyway we could,” Testa said. “It was the […]

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