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Entries from September 28th, 2012

Good Neighbor Festival and Picnic to honor community leaders, organizations

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments · News

The sixth annual Good Neighbor Festival and Picnic will honor individuals and organizations whose work in the community embodies the spirit of what it means to be a good neighbor on Saturday, Sept. 29. More than a thousand residents are usually drawn to Good Neighbor Park for the event sponsored by 5th District Councilwoman Gerrie […]

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For hearty, stick-to-your-ribs comfort food… go vegan!

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Culture

Cory Bilicko Culture Writer If you’re like my dad, you’re probably snickering as you reluctantly begin to read this… a restaurant review of (gasp!) a vegan establishment. Although Dad and I are both Southerners (and he now calls Colorado home), he lovingly (but relentlessly) refers to me as “a bleeding-heart, tofu-eating California liberal.” Well, of […]

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Local artists sought for Signal Hill event

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Culture

Friends of Signal Hill Cultural Arts is now accepting applications from artists wishing to be considered for participation in its sixth annual Show & Sell Art Affair, an exhibition and sale of works by artists from Signal Hill and the surrounding communities. The event will take place from 3pm to 8pm on Saturday, Nov. 3 […]

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Rotary Club donates school-supply packets to all students at SH and Alvarado Elementary schools

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The Rotary Club of Signal Hill made its first annual presentations of The Nancy Long Education Project to students at Signal Hill and Alvarado Elementary Schools during their Back to School Night events on Sept. 19. The mission of The Nancy Long Education Project is to provide much needed school supplies for the elementary-school students […]

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Cabot Creamery salutes local founder of group that makes quilts for active military, veterans

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

In 2006, Bellflower resident Barbara Winkler read about the Quilts of Valor Foundation, whose mission is to cover all combat service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing “quilts of valor,” and it touched her heart. With material ready and friends to help, Winkler organized the Southern California Quilts of Valor, which […]

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