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Vol. 35 No. 8– July 26, 2013

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Despite loss of big-box retailers, small businesses open doors in Bixby Knolls

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer The exodus of two big-box retailers– including Ralphs, which shuttered last month, and Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH), which is expected to close by August– was a major blow to the close-knit community of Bixby Knolls. But now, it appears small businesses are taking the lead and are looking to plant roots […]

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The Campaign Trail

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Second District Long Beach Councilmember Suja Lowenthal announced July 23 that she has entered the race for mayor of Long Beach. “Long Beach is my home. She is home to my family. I am deeply committed to the future of our great city,” Lowenthal said in her press release announcing her candidacy. “Therefore, after serious […]

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As unemployment stays high, job seekers warned to be cautious of ‘job scams’ in LA County

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer They’re often found on Craigslist, online message boards or even Facebook– listings that promise big job opportunities, positions or long-term careers but turn out to be merely rip-offs. After being turned down by employers amid a brutal hiring climate, struggling job seekers at their wit’s end often agree to pay for […]

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SH Council agrees to continue retirement benefits for future councilmembers, elected city officials

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Council voted unanimously last week to stay with the “status quo” and allow future city councilmembers and elected city officials to reap medical coverage and retiree health benefits. The motion passed during the Council meeting on July 16, after city staff proposed an ordinance last year to […]

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