Rancho lecture to focus on garden antioxidants

Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch’s garden series features experts throughout the year to educate garden enthusiasts, focusing on the pleasures of the garden, the essence of the palate, and the art of the landscape. The Rancho’s next program will be a lecture by Tom Spellman entitled “Antioxidants from Your Garden” on Saturday, July 24 from…

Getting the most from your summer garden

Did you plant tomatoes and other edibles in the spring? If so, you’re probably enjoying the fruits of your labors. Isn’t it tempting to let the zucchini do its thing while you lounge around in the hammock? Not so fast. Many gardening magazines and books will tell you that this is a slow season with…

New SH gallery to show photos from 1993 for first time

Greenly Art Space in Signal Hill will host its inaugural art opening on Saturday, August 7, from 5pm to 10pm. The photography exhibit titled Abductions: 1993 features 365 candid photographs of Volvos and their owners, captured in 1993. The show is the creation of Kimberly and David Hocking, artists and owners of Greenly Art Space.…

SHPD officer deployed to Gulf clean-up

Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) Officer Paul Buccat has received orders for deployment as a United States Coast Guard reservist to New Orleans to assist with the Gulf oil-spill cleanup. His deployment will last approximately 60 days. Buccat has been employed with the SHPD since December 2006 and was assigned to the position of traffic…

LBPD seeks help with finding sexual-assault suspect

The Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help with identifying a suspect that is wanted in connection with an attempted sexual assault that occurred on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at approximately 4am in the area of Anaheim Street and Cedar Avenue. The victim, who is in her early twenties, was walking along the…

LBPD makes largest single bust of methamphetamine in its history

On Tuesday, July 13, at approximately 8pm, detectives from the Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) Drug Investigations Section removed 139 pounds of narcotics from the streets, and arrested three individuals in connection with the case. After a yearlong investigation into the distribution of narcotics in Long Beach, detectives were led to two locations: one in…

Eye on Crime

Council Districts 6 (North of PCH) 7 & 8 (East of the LA River & North to Del Amo Blvd.) Friday, July 9 Hit Shooting 4:30pm– 1000 block of East 21st Street Officers were dispatched to a “shots” call and located a subject who was struck by gunfire. The male adult victim was transported to…

Free workshop to teach ways of finding money for college

College Planning of Greater Long Beach will offer a free workshop on how to acquire thousands of dollars for a college education. Presented by college-planning expert Skip Dawson, the workshop will be conducted at the following locations, dates and times: El Dorado Library 2900 Studebaker Rd. Tuesday, July 20 6:15pm to 7:15pm Ruth Bach Library…

Spotlight on Advertisers

Just in time for summer vacations, Tuttle Cameras, 4019 Atlantic Ave., is offering sales on select Canon and Nikon cameras. Tuttle also has a wide selection of digital SLR cameras, digital point-and-shoot cameras, camcorders, printers, computers, scanners, lighting, tripods, stands, thousands of performance-enhancing accessories and more. To find out more, visit tuttlecameras.com or call (562)…

Solid-waste disposal company’s 2.5-acre administrative terminal coming to SH

By Steven Piper Editorial Intern Signal Hill residents will soon benefit from employment opportunities and over $1 million worth of land remediation as the solid-waste disposal company EDCO moves forward with its plans to construct an administrative terminal on the southwest corner of California Avenue and 27th Street. The site encompasses 103,000 square feet (2.48…

Around Town

MIND YOUR BUSINESS Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal and Board of Equalization directors Jerome Horton and Michelle Steel are offering a seminar for businesses in the Long Beach and Signal Hill areas on Friday, July 9 from 8am to 11am at the Assistance League of Long Beach office, 6220 East Spring St. The free seminar will focus…