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Entries from April 30th, 2010

Getting engaged

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

In an effort to promote a more open and transparent process, I invite you to take part in a live webcast of budget forums that are being held across the state over the next few weeks. It is crucial that everyone be included in the discussions about our state’s budget. You are invited to participate […]

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From blight to delight

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

As a regular customer at Ralphs Market at 4250 Long Beach Blvd., I have long been dismayed at the unkempt condition of an area between their parking lot and the Seven-Eleven store, on the San Antonio Drive side of their property. For many months, the area was overgrown with brush and became a depository for […]

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Park in Wrigley area in running for $30K makeover

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St., has been selected as one of ten finalists for a Sears Blue Lawn & Garden Crew makeover worth $30,000. The ultimate winner will be determined by votes from across the country. Coleen Vandepas of the Wrigley Neighborhood Association wrote the nomination essay. “Veterans Memorial Park is the recreational heart […]

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Eat Your Fruits and Veggies? Yes? No? Maybe?

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · nutrition, Nutrition Nuggets

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Carol Berg Sloan, RD A recent study found that fruit and vegetable consumption is only weakly linked to decreased cancer risk. For a dietitian, this is bad news– we have been telling everyone for years to eat their fruits and vegetables, and then one of the strongest risk-reduction messages is shot down. What to […]

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SH planning commissioner receives volunteer award

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Signal Hill Planning Commissioner Jane Fallon received a Volunteer Merit Award from the California Parks and Recreation Society District 10 on Wednesday, April 21. Fallon has been an active member of the Signal Hill community since she moved to the city in 1991. Currently, she serves the city as a volunteer at several events such […]

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