Documentary filmmaker using nonprofit support group as her subject revealed as Secret Millionaire

Ariana Gastelum Editorial Intern The New Hope Grief Support Community, a Long Beach nonprofit, will be featured on ABC’s Secret Millionaire on Sunday, July 8. Secret Millionaire is a reality program that matches wealthy donors with deserving charities by following some of America’s most successful businesspersons as they work with people and organizations while assuming…

Court rules that WRD cannot stop pumping water to Signal Hill

Michelle Lecours Staff Writer The Water Replenishment District (WRD) has been rejected for the fourth time in court for its repeated effort to shut down water wells in Signal Hill and neighboring cities for non-payment of assessments. Earlier this month, Judge Ralph Dau rejected the WRD’s fourth request to shut down water wells in Signal…

LBPD arrests man with $200K worth of stolen merchandise

Investigators with the Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) Forgery/ Fraud Detail arrested a suspect who had approximately $200,000 worth of stolen merchandise at his residence on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at approximately 8am, according to a press release issued by the LBPD last week.

Around Town

A NOTABLE ENSEMBLE What Musical ensemble auditions Who Hosted by Women of Note Where Auditioner’s choice When Auditioner’s choice More Info Long Beach treble vocal ensemble Women of Note is now auditioning choral singers for its fall season, beginning Aug. 21. Contact director Carla Strandberg at (562) 598-5852 or womenofnotelb@gmail.com to arrange an audition. Visit…

Thoughts from the Publisher

by Neena Strichart We do our best to publish stories every week that will inform and entertain our readers. Whether the content is political in nature or more of a feature story, one of my priorities is to offer up news and information that is not readily available through other local media-type sources– be they…

Eye on Crime

Crimes reported by LBPD June 19 to 24 Council Districts 6, 7 & 8 Tuesday, June 19 Residential burglary 8am– 2500 block of Magnolia Avenue

SHPD to enforce 4th of July restrictions

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) has issued a press release to inform the public that the Signal Hill hilltop area will be closed to all non-residential vehicular traffic on the 4th of July holiday, beginning at 6pm. The  SHPD suggests that individuals and families interested in viewing the aerial firework displays consider attending the…