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Entries from July 27th, 2012

Harbor Commission awards bridge design-build contract to replace Gerald Desmond Bridge

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a $649.5-million contract on July 23 with a joint venture team headed by Shimmick Construction Co. Inc., FCC Construction SA and Impregilo SpA (SFI) for the design and construction of a replacement for the Port of Long Beach’s obsolete and deteriorating Gerald Desmond Bridge.

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Signal Tribune writer named editor of PBS SoCal online election-coverage production

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

Signal Tribune staff writer Michelle Lecours will step in as senior interactive editor of PBS SoCaL’s election 2012 online production Checked and Balanced, a hyper-local effort with an early and continued multi-platform focus on Long Beach politics and election news that will ultimately branch out into the greater Los Angeles area.

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WRD signs labor agreement to affirm practice of hiring local workers

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) issued a press release July 20 announcing that it has signed a labor agreement with the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council that affirms the District’s longstanding practice to hire local workers. The agreement ensures that all WRD projects will financially benefit the cities served […]

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One dead, two injured after shootings at park

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

On Saturday, July 21, at approximately 11:30pm, a shooting occurred at a park located on Cherry Avenue and 45th Street that resulted in the death of one male adult and the injuries of two other adults.

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Eye on Crime

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Eye On Crime

Crimes reported by LBPD July 19 to July 25 Council Districts 6, 7 and 8 Thursday, July 19 Residential burglary 3:32am– 2400 block of Oregon Avenue

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