Walk to benefit Miller’s palliative care program

For the second year in a row, friends, families and community members will join together for the Palliative Care Program Pursuit Walk. The walk is being organized to raise awareness of palliative care, a specialized area of care offering physical and emotional support and comfort to pediatric patients with chronic or serious illnesses, as well…

Signal Hill enlists help to closely review water rates

Listen to this story by clicking on the green button below: CJ Dablo Staff Writer With progress towards water conservation, Signal Hill took steps at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting to ensure that the City will be charging the right amount for one of the most basic and critical resources.

The Campaign Trail

Saying that voters have “had it up to their eyeballs” with negative, mudslinging political campaigns, L.A. City Council candidate Warren Furutani, who currently represents the 55th Assembly District (which includes the cities of Carson, Harbor City and Harbor Gateway, Lakewood, and parts of Long Beach and Wilmington), has called on his run-off election opponent, Joe…

LBPD awarded $300,000 traffic-safety grant

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has been awarded a new traffic-safety grant for a yearlong program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on roadways. The $300,000 grant, awarded by the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will aid in the purchase of new equipment, and special traffic enforcement…

Lytle confirmed as Port’s deputy executive director and CEO

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted unanimously on Nov. 14 to name J. Christopher Lytle, the Port’s deputy executive director and chief operating officer, as the Port of Long Beach’s new executive director. The decision was greeted with support by industry representatives, State Senator Alan Lowenthal and others present at the regularly scheduled…

Thoughts from the Publisher

This week, I’m home getting better from an illness, so I’m handing over my column to Chris Wilson from Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal’s office. -Neena In memory of my grandmother: A Thanksgiving to be Thankful For To tell you the truth, I have always had a hard time putting all my grandmother’s good traits into writing.…

Letter to the Editor

A display of kindness We would like to thank everyone who donated to the Long Beach Rescue Mission at our Wrigley Heights home for the haunted Halloween house. We had a great turnout for our charity event and hundreds of kids for Halloween night. We collected twelve-plus barrels of much needed food items for the…