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Entries from June 27th, 2011

Letter to the Editor: Some of my best friends are Latino

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Every ten years we have to adjust the lines to accommodate growth as identified by the numbers as a result of the census. With multiple redistricting maps submitted all over the state, and a mandate for an independent citizen’s commission to draw these lines, one thing is clear; Latinos have accounted for 90% of the population […]

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Letter to the Editor: Drawing the line

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

As many of you know, the redistricting process is in full swing here in the city of Long Beach. This responsibility lies within the City Council’s hands, and the new maps must be submitted to the County Registrar by August. Every 10 years when the US Census results are in, all states, counties and cities […]

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Letter to the Editor: Work with us

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Work with us We, the mayors of eight cities, recently sent a group letter to Senator Alan Lowenthal and would like to share our sentiments with you as well. We wonder if Senator Lowenthal hears us. During the recent state budget process, we met with him, wrote to him, and pleaded with him to protect […]

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Yogurt shop employee arrested for sexual assault

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · News

On Saturday, June 18, Signal Hill Police Department officers responded to a yogurt shop in the 2100 Block of Willow Street to investigate a possible sexual assault. It was reported that two young girls ages 8 and 7 entered the yogurt shop to use the public restroom. While one of the girls was inside the […]

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Marine patrol officers discover body of murdered transient

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · News

On Sunday, June 19, at approximately 12:30am, Long Beach Police Department marine patrol officers discovered a dead body inside a vehicle they were preparing to tow in the 500 block of Queens Way Drive. Officers were unable to determine the cause of the person’s death, and Long Beach Police homicide detectives were called to the […]

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