Popular SH employee brought his family here for better life

By Steven Piper Editorial Intern Signal Hill has lost a longtime resident and dedicated city employee. Antonio (Tony) Andaya passed away on Friday, May 20, in Long Beach Memorial Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit at approximately 9:55pm, a week after falling off a ladder while doing yard work at his house. The husband and father of…

Around Town

HEALTH HELP St. Mary Medical Center is currently providing free to low-cost medical services to seniors at the Long Beach Senior Center. Their care team is dedicated to treating illnesses and promoting healthy lifestyles, education, and preventive care for older adults, and these services are available to men and women over the age of 50,…

Cigar event to raise money for local police foundation

Plans are underway for the Second Annual “Grand Smoke Event,” sponsored by the SoCal Cigar Alliance to benefit the Long Beach Police Foundation on Saturday, June 12 from 5pm to 10pm, under the tent at the El Dorado Golf Course, 2400 N. Studebaker Rd. Tickets are $125 per person and will include dinner, high-end cigars,…

Letter to the Editor

Where in the world…? Like Neena, in her Thoughts from the Publisher, we too had been searching for a venue to hear all of the 37th Congressional candidates present themselves and their platforms. Finding none, we are so appreciative to the Signal Tribune for sharing the information regarding the forum at the Sacred Heart Church…

Tending to Business

Betty Karnette Guest Columnist Willow Cleaners at 440 W. Willow St. is a familiar sight to all who drive down this main thoroughfare. The current manager, Myoung Roh, has been the manager for more than 30 years and is still going strong.

Fashion saves the day at LBCC show

Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Long Beach City College’s fashion department hosted its 34th annual fashion show, “Vigilante en Vogue,” last Thursday at the college’s Liberal Arts Campus Auditorium. The show featured a superhero theme with designers creating comic-book hero costumes and other garments inspired by the theme.

Art Theatre to present opera-themed movie series

Long Beach Opera and The Art Theatre of Long Beach are teaming up to present a new series of opera movies on select Sundays. On Sunday morning, May 30, in anticipation of the June 11, 12 and 13 performances of Ricky Ian Gordon’s new version of Orpheus & Euridice, the 1991 film version of Christoph…

Public invited to learn about legacy of Tuskegee Airmen

The public is invited to a presentation about the experiences of the original Tuskegee Airmen and the legacy they left to African-American aviators. Tuskegee Airmen representatives will be joined by some of the young pilots of the Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum, who will share why the Tuskegee Airmen are their inspiration.