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Entries from September 28th, 2012

“If it ain’t broke…”

September 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Letters to the Editor

I have read the Signal Hill Community First petition and tried to understand how having two-thirds of the city electorate vote to approve all new taxes, assessments, fees and bonds will improve the way the City currently conducts business and makes decisions. I don’t think a two-thirds vote of the electorate would have passed city […]

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Skippy gives 9-year-old nonprofit founder enough peanut butter to make 6,000 PB&J sandwiches

September 28th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Community

Jonas Corona, the 9-year-old founder of the Long Beach nonprofit Love in the Mirror, got quite a “nutty” surprise last week when he was featured on a segment of the new program The Ricki Lake Show. During the taping, Lake informed Corona, who makes sandwiches to feed the hungry in Long Beach, that Skippy had […]

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LB teams with recycling-rewards company to benefit city and residents

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

Under a new incentive program announced Tuesday between the City of Long Beach and the recycling-rewards company Recyclebank, Long Beach becomes the largest city in California to reward residents for taking everyday “green” actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from local businesses and national brands. To kick off the program, Long Beach residents […]

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Wrigley Association to host 70th Assembly candidate forum

September 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Community

The Wrigley Association will host a Q&A session with at least one of the candidates for the newly redrawn State Assembly District 70 on Monday, Oct. 1 at 7pm at the Veterans Park Community Center, 101 E. 28th St. The 70th Assembly district includes Long Beach, Signal Hill, San Pedro and Catalina. The two candidates […]

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SHPD to host Coffee with a Cop event for public

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments · News

The Signal Hill Police Department will host a Neighborhood Substation for a Day/Coffee with a Cop event in conjunction with a public safety fair at Home Depot, 751E. Spring St. on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 8am to noon. The event will be an opportunity for residents in the area to meet with officers and volunteers […]

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