The Campaign Trail

Signal Hill Community First will host a candidate forum in the Signal Hill Council Chambers, 2175 E Cherry Ave., on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6pm to 8pm. The public is invited to attend. The moderator will be Forrest Story, principal at Public Sector Excellence, a Long Beach leadership consulting firm. For more information, call (562) 597-4534 or email .

The Concerned Citizens of Signal Hill (CCSH) will host two Signal Hill City Council candidate forums next month. The first forum will be Monday, Feb 4, and the second, which will be co-sponsored by the Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce, will be Monday, Feb. 25.
Both forums will begin with a “public-candidate meet-and-greet” period from 6:30pm to 7pm. The forums will begin at 7pm and end at 8:30pm.
Each candidate will be allowed two minutes for an introductory statement and two minutes for a closing statement. Questions will be provided by the Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce and CCSH. Each candidate will be asked the same question and given one minute to answer, allowing for a total of about eight prepared questions for each candidate. This session will be followed by a limited number of questions from the audience, depending on the time remaining. Locations for the forums will be announced at a later date. For more information, call (562) 375-0761.

Damon Dunn, the Republican nominee for Secretary of State in 2010, announced this week his candidacy for mayor of Long Beach. “I love Long Beach,” Dunn states on his website, . “It and its people have lifted me. Long Beach is one of the most socially, economically, politically and ethnically diverse cities in our nation. Long Beach has a bright future and can become one of the premier cities in this nation.” Dunn is the first to announce candidacy in the next election for Long Beach mayor.

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