60 years of ‘winter wonderland’

Sean Belk Staff Writer During the holidays, leaves aren’t the only things that change on Daisy Avenue. For the past 60 years, the street in westside Long Beach has turned into a “winter wonderland,” creating the ideal setting for the only known holiday parade— to take place in the center of a residential neighborhood instead…

Posing questions to local artist Patrick Williams

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor In 100 words or less, how would you describe what you do as an artist? I pursue creating works that I personally, as a believer in art, want to see and experience. I toil to create exciting, engaging and entertaining experiences and environments. In mixed materials; environmentally friendly, reused and recycled…

Around Town

HELP SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER What Food and toy drive Who McKenzie Mortuary Where 3843 E. Anaheim St. When Friday, Dec. 13 throughout the month of December More Info McKenzie Mortuary will be collecting donations throughout the holiday season. The mortuary will match donations, based on the monetary value of the donated items. Unused gift cards…

Letters and Email

Thinking forwardly, or foolishly? A proposed city charter amendment has been proposed as the [Right to] Know and Vote initiative. This will be put to voters at the June 2014 special election. This issue is important to every citizen in the city of Signal Hill.

Giving Santa the boot

Kenneth McKenze Columnist I was reaching the age when I was beginning to doubt that Santa Claus was real. It was the day before Christmas Eve, and since our entire family would be joining us at our house for Christmas Day, there were plenty of chores for each of us to do. My brother and…

LBPD, LBPF toy drive seeking donations

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD), in partnership with the Long Beach Police Foundation (LBPF), has begun their annual “Toy Patrol” holiday toy drive and are collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys from individuals and businesses to be distributed to children in need throughout Long Beach.

SHPD to conduct DUI checkpoint

The Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, Dec. 14 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:30pm and 2:30am.