Residential developers eyeing former market site

Sean Belk Staff Writer Residential developers are so far the only parties interested in acquiring an empty, 52,000-square-foot property in Bixby Knolls that was vacated by Ralphs about a year ago, according to a real-estate representative for the grocery store. Community members, however, have expressed mixed feelings about such a proposal, which would require Planning…

Letters, Emails and Website Comments

Mad about U? I have been following the debate over Measure U, and I have found a significant difference between the arguments that have convinced me to vote no on Measure U. Several credible people and organizations have studied Measure U and determined that Measure U is bad for Signal Hill. Here are a few…

Four perspectives on Measure U

The City of Signal Hill will feature a voting item as part of the Statewide Direct Primary Election on Tuesday, June 3 so that residents can vote for or against Measure U, also known as The Taxpayer’s Right to Know and Vote, which was written by Carol Churchill and Maria Harris of the organization Signal…

Bicyclist killed in traffic accident on Long Beach Boulevard

A bicyclist is dead after being struck by a medical transport van on Long Beach Boulevard. On Monday, May 26, at approximately 1:27pm, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers were dispatched to the area of Long Beach Boulevard and 16th Street regarding an injury traffic collision. Arriving officers discovered an unconscious male adult bicyclist lying…

Shooting results in one death, one hospitalization

A 31-year-old Long Beach man is dead and another victim was hospitalized after a shooting earlier this week, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). On Monday, May 26, at 12:30pm, officers responded to the 2800 block of E. 65th Street regarding a shooting call and discovered two male adult victims had sustained gunshot…

Police seeking information regarding shooting death

A 34-year-old Long Beach man is dead after a shooting last weekend, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). On Saturday, May 24, around 10:30pm, officers responded to the area of 19th Street and Lime Avenue regarding a shooting call. The preliminary investigation indicated the victim was walking away from a parked vehicle when…

89-year-old Long Beach man killed in traffic collision

An 89-year-old Long Beach man has succumbed to injuries sustained in a two-car accident that occured last weekend. On Saturday, May 24, at approximately 1:47pm, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers were dispatched to the area of South Street and Downey Avenue regarding an injury traffic collision. Arriving officers discovered an unconscious male adult driver…

Second Sundays events in 8th District to return this summer

The office of 8th District Councilmember Al Austin will again co-host a series of “Second Sundays in the Village” events this summer, beginning on Sunday, June 8 and continuing on July 13 and August 10. Second Sundays in the Village kicked off last June and is a free monthly community event organized in partnership between…