El Niño preparedness presentation takes center stage at council meeting

Signal Hill City Council meeting

Storm conditions presentation At its meeting on Nov. 24, the Signal Hill City Council hosted a storm conditions preparedness presentation from Emergency Operations Coordinator Richard Johnson. The presentation centered on El Niño weather conditions and how the City and its residents can be best equipped to handle the potential flooding and rainfall that is predicted…

Blood brothers

Imitating Life

One of the vendors to whom I gravitated at this year’s Patchwork Indie Arts & Crafts Festival in Long Beach were the Te brothers, who make horror- and sci-fi-related tee shirts, as well as other merchandise such as coffee mugs and buttons. The rich, saturated colors of their designs– especially against black backgrounds– immediately grabbed…

Holiday TV Guide | 2015

Friday, November 27 Noon (HALL) Movie “Window Wonderland” (2013) Chyler Leigh. As the Christmas season approaches, a woman vies for the position of head window designer. 2 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Northpole” (2014) Tiffani Thiessen. A boy is called upon to save the Northpole and help his mom believe in holiday magic. 3:15 p.m. (TBS) The…

LBPD checkpoint results in four arrests

The Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) traffic section conducted a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 7pm to 3am at Ocean Boulevard and Cherry Avenue. During the operation, 521 vehicles were screened, six field sobriety tests were performed, three DUI-alcohol suspects were arrested, one driver was arrested for a traffic warrant, 12 drivers…

Around Town | Nov. 27

QUITE A LOT OF TREES What Christmas tree lot sale Who Hosted by the Youth Center in Alamitos When Saturday, Nov. 28 to Tuesday, Dec. 22 from 9am to 9pm on weekends, and noon to 9pm on weekdays Where Ganahl Lumber parking lot, 10742 Los Alamitos Blvd. More Info The 18th annual sale will offer…