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Entries from May 28th, 2010

Food-service program offering free meals to kids on summer break

May 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Community

For many children, school breaks are not enjoyable or relaxing. They signal a time of loneliness, boredom, and even hunger. For children in low-income neighborhoods, playing outside can be unsafe; watching television fills their day; and skipping meals becomes routine.

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SH Police officers honored at Council meeting for their life-saving actions

May 21st, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Steven Piper Editorial Intern There was a large crowd at the beginning of Tuesday’s Signal Hill City Council meeting. Two police officers, Russ Hefte and Raul Ramirez, were awarded the Distinguished Service Award for their actions which saved Tania Verduzco, now 18, who on March 8 at 8:28pm had been hit by and pinned […]

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Local salon, pet groomer saving their shavings to help with a “sticky” situation

May 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Environment, News

With 210,000 gallons of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico after the April 10 explosion of Transocean Ltd.’s oil rig, the Deepwater Horizon, numerous unsuccessful techniques have been employed to curtail the spreading of the black liquid. However, the Associated Press recently reported a preventative measure that appears to be working. After three weeks […]

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Traveling Korean food truck attracts locals, visitors alike

May 21st, 2010 · No Comments · food, News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Though most of Signal Hill had their dinner before 9:30pm on Saturday, May 1, several citizens and visitors gathered at Quality Inn’s parking lot to line up at the Kogi food truck for theirs. Kogi is a Korean barbecue mobile establishment with four trucks roaming Los Angeles and Orange […]

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LBFD appoints Patalano as its new chief

May 21st, 2010 · No Comments · News

City Manager Pat West announced Monday that Deputy Chief Alan Patalano has been selected as the new fire chief for the City of Long Beach. “With over 25 years in the fire service, and over 26 years as a licensed paramedic, Chief Patalano has the experience to lead the Long Beach Fire Department,” West said. […]

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