LBPD seeking public’s help identifying vandal

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) issued a press release Wednesday morning seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect who threw a brick through a front window of the Temple Israel at 269 Loma Ave. on Monday, Jan. 7 around 11:30pm, causing it to break. The suspect is described as male, white or Hispanic,…

The Campaign Trail

Signal Hill Community First will host a candidate forum in the Signal Hill Council Chamber, 2175 Cherry Ave., on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6pm to 8pm. The public is invited to attend. The moderator will be Forrest Story, principal at Public Sector Excellence, a Long Beach leadership consulting firm. For more information, call (562) 597-4534…

LBPD arrests 5 drivers in DUI patrol

On Saturday Jan. 19, the Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) Traffic Division conducted a driving-under-the-influence saturation patrol from 8pm to 4am. During the eight-hour operation, five officers worked the northern and southern areas of Long Beach looking for impaired drivers and generated the following results:

LBPD cites 10 individuals during undercover operation

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) reported Wednesday that its Vice Investigations section, in cooperation with investigators from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), conducted two undercover operations throughout the city of Long Beach on Jan. 22, 2013. The “Minor Decoy” operation focused on employees, and the “Shoulder Tap” operation focused on customers of…

Around Town

GARNISHING YOUR GARMENTS What General meeting Who Hosted by the Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave. When Friday, Jan. 25 beginning at 10:30am More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Guests are welcome and requested to donate $2. Call…

Thoughts from the Publisher

by Neena Strichart I have had many opportunities in my 55-plus years to attend some pretty important events. Whether it was a theatre’s opening night, an opulent fundraiser, a spectacular musical affair or even a military ball, I am sure than none will compare emotionally to the event I am to experience this Saturday– the…

Art appreciation

I just want to thank you for the terrific article about my art exhibit in the Jan.18 edition of the Signal Tribune. The article was very well written, good layout and all the images look wonderful. I couldn’t be more pleased. Again, my thanks to all involved.

Traffic conditions

Thank you for the prompt follow-up article to my letter regarding the traffic engineering proposed for the Los Cerritos/Country Club neighborhood. Sean Belk did a good job of researching and reporting the issue. Please don’t let this story drop off your radar– you are the only media representative who is making the public aware of…