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Entries from August 31st, 2012

Picture perfect

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Just read the Signal and wanted to say a big “thank you” for the wonderful job with the photos and story on the Everyday Joy exhibit [“Signal Hill gallery to exhibit photographs taken with disposable cameras by orphans in India,” Aug. 24, 2012].

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Party with a purpose

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

After several weeks of planning…we created and hosted a “Back to the ‘80s” luau block party and community food drive for the Long Beach Rescue Mission on Aug. 11 at the 400 block of West 31st Street. It was a huge success, with nearly 300 attendees soaking up the sun, fun, food and music, [and […]

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Signal Tribune writer’s interview with Supervisor Knabe available on YouTube

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Community

Topics of discussion in Signal Tribune writer Michelle Lecours’s recent video interview with Fourth District LA County Supervisor Don Knabe included pharmacy-filled marijuana prescriptions, children being imprisoned by prostitution, and Southland budget woes.

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Public health officials remind residents to not invite mosquitoes to Labor Day celebrations

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Community

City of Long Beach Health Officer Dr. Mitchell Kushner is urging residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes this Labor Day weekend and during the ensuing weeks until temperatures begin to drop. While outside celebrating the unofficial end of the summer season with backyard barbecues and trips to campgrounds, parks and beaches, residents should remember that […]

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Department of Veteran Affairs accepting applications for new training program for unemployed veterans

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The Department of Veteran Affairs is now accepting applications for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), a new training and education program for unemployed veterans to improve and advance their skills for jobs that are in high demand. VRAP is managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Labor and allows qualifying […]

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