‘Best is yet to come’ for Bixby Knolls

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…

Two arrested in homicide case involving pedestrians struck by vehicle

On Feb. 13, at approximately 1:45am, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers were dispatched to the area of 3rd Street and Pine Avenue regarding a vehicle-versus-pedestrian accident, which resulted in the death of a female adult. Arriving officers found two individuals on the ground. Both victims were transported to a local hospital, where one succumbed…

Around Town

GARNISHING YOUR GARMENTS What General meeting Who Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave. When Friday, Feb. 22 beginning at 10:30am More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Call (714) 345-2338.

Thoughts from the Publisher

by Neena Strichart I will now state the obvious: “The City of Signal Hill will be having an election Tuesday, March 6.” Between the sea of signs and banners all over town, the political mailers and door hangers arriving on our porches, as well as the coverage in this publication, one would have to be…

Letter to the Editor: Not water under the bridge

It was with great amazement (and sadness) that I watched the individuals who have promoted “The Right to Know and Vote” proposition defend the Water Replenishment District’s fee increases at Tuesday night’s Signal Hill City Council meeting. Two court rulings have found these fee increases to be illegal because of taxpayer protections established in Proposition…

Rancho offering information days for prospective volunteers

Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Rd., will provide the public an opportunity to learn about its numerous programs during one of its free upcoming Volunteer Information Days held in February. Interested individuals will be able to discover– or rediscover– the National and State Historic Landmark museum, otherwise known as “the Roots of Long Beach.” Volunteers…

Local eatery’s Kitchen Nightmares episode airs Feb. 22

Sean Belk Staff Writer Nino’s Italian Restaurant in Bixby Knolls is getting its moment of fame as an episode of the Fox TV reality show Kitchen Nightmares with British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay featuring the restaurant airs tonight, Feb. 22 at 8pm on Channel 11. The episode, which took months to edit and produce, is…

The Campaign Trail

The Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce will host a Signal Hill City Council candidate forum at the Signal Hill Police Department Community Room, 2745 Walnut Ave., on Monday, Feb. 25. The forum will begin with a “public-candidate meet-and-greet” period from 6:30pm to 7pm, and the actual forum will begin at 7pm and end at 8:30pm.