Letter to the Editor: Growing pains?

Long Beach always seems to have a difficult time dealing openly with residents. It often talks of transparency, then makes its actions as opaque as possible when doing something it believes might face opposition. Take the additional traffic signal proposed for Wardlow Road at Pacific Avenue as part of a new Pacific Avenue Bike Corridor.…

Around Town

SAY WHAT? What Hearing device exhibit Who The Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave. in Lakewood When Friday, March 15 from 10am to noon More Info Local residents can view a free hands-on display of devices that help with hearing difficulties and receive information on how…

LBFD Marine Safety Division to conduct non-career ocean lifeguard tryouts

The Long Beach Fire Department Marine Safety Division will host tryouts for non-career ocean lifeguards on Saturday, March 16 to meet the demands of the busier summer months at the beach. Non-career ocean lifeguards are a key component of the Long Beach Fire Department’s public-safety service during the summer, according to the LBFD. Lifeguards are…

SHPD plans DUI Enforcement Team deployment this weekend

Officers from the Signal Hill Police Department’s (SHPD) DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers in the department’s ongoing traffic-safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17 between the hours of 8pm and 2am in areas with high frequencies…

You will be green with envy!

Shoshanah Siegel Columnist If you missed my column introducing you to the world of color, here is a little update. I wrote that it is much easier to decorate when you have a definite idea of the mood you want to create then develop the design and colors of the room around the mood. When…