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Entries from February 24th, 2012

Thoughts from the Publisher

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart Today is quite the milestone for us here at the Signal Tribune. Exactly 12 years ago, we published our first issue of The Signal under the ownership of the Stricharts. Two years earlier, the former publisher/owner, Tom Allen, closed the doors on the publication with little fanfare. He ran the paper for […]

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Reading, writing and reasonableness

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

This afternoon at 4:10pm, I was coming back from Costco on Orange Avenue. When I got to 33rd and Orange, I observed a school crossing guard sitting in a chair. So “what is unusual about that?” you say, as that is the corner where Burroughs [Elementary School] sits. The problem for me is that Burroughs […]

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Celebrating 101st year of Boy Scouts, local council honors numerous achievers during recognition dinner

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The Long Beach Area Council Boy Scouts of America, which serves the cities of Long Beach, Signal Hill, Avalon, Lakewood, and Bellflower, hosted their annual Scout Recognition Dinner at the Grand in Long Beach on Feb. 16. Celebrating the 101st year of the Boy Scouts of America, the Long Beach Area Council of the Boy […]

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Clothing drive seeking prom dresses and tuxedos for needy high-school students

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

Dynamic Designworks, Inc., a sponsor of Working Wardrobes, is sponsoring a Prom Event Clothing Drive to help provide 150 at-risk high-school students a series of workshops during which they can find a prom dress or tuxedo.

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Westside Project Area Committee undergoes slight name change in light of redevelopment dissolution

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The Westside Project Area Committee (WPAC) will now operate under the name Westside Project Area Council, according to a press release issued by the community group last Saturday. Because of the recent dissolution of redevelopment agencies, the group took a vote and decided unanimously for the change.

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