May 17th, 2013 · News
Long Beach City Attorney Robert Shannon has announced his resignation from his position, according to a memorandum provided by Karen Hester, executive assistant to the city attorney. Shannon sent the memorandum to the Long Beach City Council on May 14.
Shannon has worked in the City Attorney’s office for the last 39 years, and his retirement will take effect July 2, according to the memorandum. [Read more →]
Photos by Sean Belk/Signal
Tribune Glenn E. Thomas Dodge Chrysler Jeep is hoping to see more interest in sales of its new and used Fiat models, seen here parked at its new dealership, which is the latest addition to the Signal Hill Auto Center.
Two new car dealerships were added to the Signal Hill Auto Center in the last year, and local auto dealers are pumped for this year’s summer sales season, hoping to continue an upward trend brought on by improving market conditions.
“Typically, this is a pretty good time of year for us,” said Bob Davis, president of Glenn E. Thomas Dodge Chrysler Jeep, which officially rolled out its new Fiat dealership at 2102 E. Spring St. in late March.
Offering new and used models of the compact cars produced by the Italian auto-maker, Glenn E. Thomas Dodge Chrysler Jeep acquired the Fiat franchise several months ago and opened a temporary 2,200-square-foot showroom on the lot early last month. [Read more →]
May 17th, 2013 · News
On Wednesday, May 15, at approximately 11:15am, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers responded to a four-vehicle hit-and-run traffic collision at Carson Street and Clark Avenue that resulted in the death of an adult female and the arrest of an adult male.
The preliminary investigation revealed that 21-year-old Mario Palafox of Bellflower was driving a 1992 Lexus westbound on Carson Street and allegedly at a high rate of speed, when he collided with three vehicles that were stopped in the left-turn bay of westbound Carson Street. [Read more →]
Officers from the Long Beach Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team, assisted by police officers from the Avoid the 100 (law-enforcement agencies) DUI Task Force, will deploy this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers. DUI saturation patrols will deploy on Saturday, May 18, between 6pm and 2am, in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests. [Read more →]
What Hearing device exhibit
Who The Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter
Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave. in Lakewood
When Friday, May 17 from 10am to noon
More Info Local residents can get a free hands-on display of devices that help with hearing difficulties and receive information on how the devices work and where they can be purchased. Call (562) 630-6141. [Read more →]