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Entries from July 23rd, 2010

Wrigley to celebrate its ‘Night Out’ against crime

July 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Safety

The Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA) will again host “National Night Out to Fight Crime” on Tuesday, Aug. 3 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the mini-park located between West 21st and Hill  streets, west of San Francisco Avenue, next to the LA River. The public is welcome to the event, which will be a potluck. […]

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Thoughts from the Publisher

July 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

By Neena Strichart As I wrote last week, there are so many free activities to keep us entertained locally this summer. I think my all-time favorite outings are the concerts in the park put on by Friends of Signal Hill Cultural Arts (FOSHCA). In partnership with the City of Signal Hill, the 2010 Summer Concerts […]

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The exception, not the rule

July 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

On behalf of the Gateway Cities Southeast Los Angeles County City Managers Group, we write to address the alarming information widely reported in the news media about the compensation of the Bell city manager and other employees. Our group of 27 local city managers reacted with shock and outrage when reading these recent stories.

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SH’s chief building inspector retiring

July 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · News

After being employed with Signal Hill’s Community Development Department for the last 20 years, Principal Building Inspector Gil Petris has resigned from his position with the City, effective July 23. Since 1990, Petris has been assisting residents and contractors, inspecting much of the City’s development. Some of his accomplishments include the Bixby Ridge and Hilltop […]

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Tips to ‘be cool’ this summer

July 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Health, Safety

The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) is advising residents to take precautions to protect themselves from heat-related illnesses, especially while participating in outdoor activities. The elderly, people with chronic illnesses, infants and young children are at greater risk for heat-related conditions, however everyone should take precautions to reduce […]

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