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Entries from February 22nd, 2013

Vol. 34 No. 38 – February 22, 2013

February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · * Download Entire Issue

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Signal Hill to receive less federal funding for its brown-bag program for low-income seniors

February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · News

CJ Dablo Staff Writer Signal Hill will have to find a way to continue feeding its poorer senior citizens with a little less help from the Feds. At the Feb. 19 City Council meeting, Community Services Director Pilar Alcivar-McCoy reported to the Council that federal grant money available for its senior brown-bag program has been reduced […]

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Lawsuit filed by Signal Hill, other cities against WRD for refund of water-pumping fees nears trial

February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Even though a judge has ruled twice in a lawsuit brought by Signal Hill and two other cities that the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) illegally imposed fees by not complying with state law, how much money, if any, the water agency will be forced to pay back to […]

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‘Best is yet to come’ for Bixby Knolls

February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Bixby Knolls, the only neighborhood in Long Beach with nine designated signs on the 405 Freeway, is now entering a new chapter. Although the State shut down the redevelopment that helped to turn the corridor along Long Beach Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue into a burgeoning attraction in the last few years […]

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‘Ready Long Beach’ forum to feature KCET’s Val Zavala and earthquake experts

February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · News

Eighty years ago on March 10, 1933, Long Beach was hit at 5:54pm by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake, causing an estimated $50 million in damages and 120 deaths. Following the quake, many residents had to live in tents in local parks, and they ate food provided by the National Guard. More than 90 percent of Long […]

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