Thoughts from the Publisher

by Neena Strichart As a rule, not many of us have the chance to experience daily reminders of happy childhood memories. I am an exception to that rule. On my Monday-through-Friday, one-mile roundtrip commute to the office, I drive past Signal Hill Elementary School (SHES) twice each day. As a child, I attended classes there…

With appreciation

I would like to take a moment and wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving. It’s a time where we can sit back and relax a little bit, enjoy some good food, spend time with our loved ones and reflect on what we are most thankful for. This year, I encourage you to extend the…

Right to ‘no?’

Thank you, Ms. Magid, for your comments in last week’s letter to the editor [“More to ‘Know?’”, Nov. 16]. Your interest in the The Know & Vote initiative is exactly what Signal Hill Community First is all about; in fact, it’s in our mission statement– “Inspire and empower residents to engage in City affairs.” In…

More than 150 Long Beach Memorial patients, employees and physicians walk to raise awareness of heart disease

On Saturday, Nov. 10, more than 150 Long Beach Memorial patients, care team members and physicians joined forces with the Long Beach community at the American Heart Association’s Long Beach Heart Walk. Together, Long Beach Memorial team members raised more than $6,000 to help the American Heart Association’s mission of increasing knowledge of cardiovascular diseases…