Local artist pursues dream career in sculpting

Brandy Soto Editorial Intern Using salvaged materials to create one-of-a-kind, free-thinking pieces, Tina Linville lets her art speak for itself. Her sculptures and installations have been displayed in galleries, museums and community spaces in California and Washington. As a child, Linville loved drawing and always showed her appreciation for art in school. She broadened her…

Signal Hill resident’s new business aims to advocate for individuals through various bureacratic processes

Signal Hill resident Robert Schlesinger this month launched Advocates In Action, a business which aims to assist seniors, intellectually or physically disabled persons and single parents in California with challenges they may face while trying to secure much-needed medical or governmental services. Schlesinger developed the concept for his new advocacy business as a result of…

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AN UNPROHIBITED DISCUSSION What Book talk Who El Dorado Neighborhood Library Where 2900 Studebaker Rd. When Saturday, April 13 at 10:30am More Info Claudine Burnett, local historian and author, will introduce her new book, Prohibition Madness: Life and Death In and Around Long Beach, California, 1920-1933. Light refreshments will be provided. Call (562) 570-3136 or…

Signal Hill budget review at ‘half-time’
Good news of budget surplus may be short-lived in light of rising employee costs

CJ Dablo Staff Writer It would have been very easy to only focus on the news of Signal Hill’s projected $1.35-million budget surplus in its general fund for the end of the fiscal year, but city officials warn that rising costs– especially future staffing costs– could dramatically change Signal Hill’s financial outlook in the upcoming years.…

Signal Hill exploring options to connect with LB’s bikeways

Sean Belk Staff Writer Long Beach’s bike-friendliness has caught the attention of Signal Hill. Although efforts are still in a preliminary stage, Signal Hill planning staff is currently exploring options of how the City may be able to link up with a citywide bike-infrastructure system being implemented by Long Beach, which has aspirations to become…

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SHOP FOR THE ANIMALS What Yard sale Who Friends of Long Beach Animals Where 2441 E. 3rd St. When Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7 from 8am to 2pm More Info Donations welcomed. Call (562) 988-7647.