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Entries from August 27th, 2010

Signal Tribune – Vol. 32 No. 12 – August 27, 2010

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Full Issue

Read/download the full issue here. Previous issues of the Signal Tribune can be found online by clicking the link above then clicking the underlined link “signaltribune.”

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After gathering enough signatures, Dibs runs again as Independent for Congress

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Nicholas “Nick” Dibs is convinced that the people of California’s 37th Congressional District would be better served if they gave him a seat in the United States House of Representatives. Although in his first attempt to unseat incumbent Congresswoman Laura Richardson, in 2008, he only garnered 25 percent of the […]

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Crane operator trapped when compressed cylinder explodes

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Just after 11:30am Wednesday morning, units from the Long Beach Fire Department responded to Pacific Coast Recycling, 482 Pier T Ave., after the report of an incident involving a crane operator who had been trapped inside his crane due to an explosion.

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Governor signs statewide social host bill same day as teen-drinking prevention conference

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Government, Safety

Adults in the state of California who serve alcohol to underage youth now could be held liable if the minors are injured or killed, under legislation signed by the governor last week. California becomes one of just a few states with a social host liability law that holds adults accountable for underage drinking.


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Lowenthal’s ‘homeless hate crime bill’ sent to governor

August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

A divided Assembly on Tuesday sent the governor a bill by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal that would let homeless crime victims use hate-crime statutes to seek justice from their attackers in civil court. The so-called “homeless hate crime bill” was approved on a 50-26 vote, along party lines, with Democrats in favor and Republicans opposed.

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