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New pet store to feature adoptions, photo booth during grand opening

April 18th, 2014 · Pamper Your Pet

The new Long Beach-Ximeno Unleashed by Petco store at 1910 Ximeno Ave. will kick off its grand-opening celebration with pet adoptions, a special pet photo booth, free giveaways and more starting at 9am on Saturday, April 26 and continuing through Sunday, April 27.
On Saturday, from 9am to 9pm, events will include a VIP ribbon-cutting celebration, service dog and shelter appreciation, free goodie bags and $5 self-serve dog baths. [Read more →]

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City of Signal Hill seeking vendors for pet event

April 18th, 2014 · Pamper Your Pet

The City of Signal Hill Community Services Department will host its annual event for pets and their human friends, Hounds on the Hill, in Signal Hill Park on Saturday, June 7 from 11am to 2pm, featuring vendor booths, pet vaccinations, activities for children, music, demonstrations and more. The goal of the event is to raise awareness about responsible pet ownership, including current laws regarding pets. [Read more →]

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Humane educator offers free presentations to area students, parents

April 18th, 2014 · Uncategorized

Deborah Turner, author and humane educator, and her canine friend ChiBi

Deborah Turner, author and humane educator, and her canine friend ChiBi


Deborah Turner, author and humane educator who provides free presentations on animal care at area schools, is now offering classes to parents of students in the Long Beach Unified School District.
“Thanks to principal Ed Garcia, we had a very successful first run at Edison Elementary school library,” Turner said. “We provided 25 free spay/neuter certificates to families that needed the help. Parents learned about the importance of kindness and responsible pet ownership and stayed after the class to have their questions answered.” [Read more →]

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Vol. 35 No. 45 – April 11, 2014

April 11th, 2014 · * Download Entire Issue

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Unofficial election results: Garcia, Dunn face June run-off for Long Beach mayor
Uranga, Richardson appear winners in their districts while voters favor medical-marijuana tax

April 11th, 2014 · Uncategorized

Photo on Left by CJ Dablo/Signal Tribune Robert Garcia (pictured on election night) consistently dominated Tuesday’s returns and emerged as the frontrunner among the 10 candidates vying to become mayor. Damon Dunn (pictured in his campaign head shot), came in second place for mayor and will face Garcia in a run-off this June. Dunn said his campaign did not schedule an election-night party “because we have not reached our goal.”

Photo on Left by CJ Dablo/Signal Tribune

Robert Garcia (pictured on election night) consistently dominated Tuesday’s returns and emerged as the frontrunner among the 10 candidates vying to become mayor. Damon Dunn (pictured in his campaign head shot), came in second place for mayor and will face Garcia in a run-off this June. Dunn said his campaign did not schedule an election-night party “because we have not reached our goal.”


CJ Dablo
Staff Writer

The race for mayor
The election returns available from the city clerk’s office are still unofficial, but so far, Long Beach mayoral candidates Robert Garcia and Damon Dunn have emerged as the candidates who are expected to face off against each other in a primary election that is scheduled for June 3. They each took a moment to reflect on their priorities for the city if they do become the next mayor.
At an election-night party held on Tuesday at Hotel Maya, Garcia in an interview with the Signal Tribune emphasized a message of keeping the city finances healthy. He underscored how the fiscal policies now in place are still good ones. Currently serving as the city’s vice mayor, Garcia also said that he wants to look at “efficiencies” in government and ensure that there is no overspending. [Read more →]

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