Signal Hill Police Foundation to honor local officers

The nonprofit Signal Hill Police Foundation (SHPF) will host its second annual Community Celebration and Police Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6pm to showcase the organization’s successes in its first year. Additionally, awards will be given to Signal Hill Police Department officers for their contributions to the community. Actor Erik Estrada, who starred…

CA Coastal Commission issues four-year permit for Grand Prix

The California Coastal Commission issued a four-year permit on Jan. 11 to the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach and the City of Long Beach to stage the race through 2020, streamlining and providing efficiencies to the permitting process, according to the office of 7th District Councilmember Roberto Uranga. The Grand Prix of Long Beach…

Residents advised to be prepared for rainstorms

A series of powerful storm systems are bearing down on Southern California and are expected to bring several inches of rain, gale force winds and higher sea levels through Monday. According to Long Beach officials, city crews are preparing for the storms with a coordinated, multi-department response by: clearing thousands of catch basins; cleaning and…

Campaign Trail | Jan. 20

Signal Hill Council candidate Keir Jones, a small-business owner, has received the endorsement of 70th District Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, Signal Hill councilmembers Larry Forester and Michael Noll, and the Los Angeles County Democratic Party, according to an email from the candidate. Jason Aula, a candidate for Signal Hill City Council, issued a press release in…

Letters, emails and website comments | Jan. 20

Earned, not anointed This has been a difficult decision for me as I have the utmost respect for the office of the President and the peaceful transfer of executive power embodied in the inauguration. However, President-elect Trump’s recent attacks on Rep. John Lewis were beyond the pale and served as a tipping point which made…

Around Town | Jan. 20

SOCK STOCK What Sock it to ‘em drive Who Hosted by the nonprofit Community Action Team When All of January Where Drop-off available Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm at Bay Shore Church fellowship hall, 5100 The Toledo More Info The annual event has volunteers collect new pairs of socks– with a goal of…

Eye on Crime | Jan. 20

Crimes reported by the LBPD Council districts 6, 7 & 8 (no arrest information supplied) Thursday, Jan. 12 7am Auto burglary 1600 block E. PCH 10am Residential burglary 1000 block E. San Antonio Dr. 6pm Grand theft– motor vehicle 600 block E. 21st St. 7pm Residential burglary 4500 block Orange Ave. 8pm Grand theft– person…

Jan. 20, 2017 | Signal Tribune

The full issue of the Jan. 20 edition of the Signal Tribune features stories on a proposed rail project and the pending vote for Long Beach Airport to go international on Jan. 24 at the Long Beach City Council meeting.