The Campaign Trail

The Concerned Citizens of Signal Hill (CCSH), the Signal Tribune and the Willow Ridge Community Association will present a forum Wednesday, Feb. 23 for candidates seeking office for Signal Hill City Council.

LB native competes for Survivor’s million-dollar prize in Nicaragua

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern After 21 seasons and over ten years of competition, CBS’s reality behemoth Survivor has cast its first contestant who’s also a current Long Beach resident, for its 22nd season, Survivor: Redemption Island. The chosen applicant is 26-year-old Stephanie Valencia, a distribution manager for a Signal Hill-based tequila label, Marquez…

Around Town

OH, WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING What Nature and bird walk Who Hosted by Los Cerritos Wetlands When Saturday, Feb. 12 at 8am Where Meet at the parking lot of Gum Grove Park, off Pacific Coast Highway at the border of Seal Beach and Long Beach, near the Avalon Street entrance. More Info Walk the wetlands and see birds,…

Commended, then amended

Thank you very much for covering Rae Gabelich’s community meeting about the walkway between Wrigley Heights and Los Cerritos Park and Elementary School [“Pedestrian tunnel linking Wrigley to Bixby Knolls becomes contentious topic at Gabelich-Johnson community meeting,” Jan. 28, 2011]. 


It has been my honor to serve on the Signal Hill City Council since 1997. As mayor and a certified public accountant, I want to dispel the pretense that the water department is running a deficit and should be sold off.