By CJ Dablo -Staff Writer- It rained on Jan. 12, 1954. Perhaps the lack of visibility from the storm clouds could have at least partially explained away the horrific accident that day when an Air Force pilot commandeering a jet made a fateful left turn on his approach toward Long Beach Airport and then crashed into…
CJ Dablo Staff Writer So far, only well known faces to the Long Beach area political scene have announced that they want to run in a new Congressional district that covers Long Beach, Signal Hill and chunks of surrounding cities as far as Orange County.
CJ Dablo Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Council approved an interim ordinance on Aug. 16 that adopted temporary regulations to oversee development on property with abandoned oil wells.
CJ Dablo Staff Writer Pacific Avenue in Long Beach’s Wrigley neighborhood has seen a few recent efforts to revitalize the business district and neighborhoods, according to a few community leaders from the Wrigley Association and South Wrigley Neighborhood Advisory Group.
CJ Dablo Staff Writer Day Laborer Shelter: In a 3-2 vote with Councilmembers Ed Wilson and Mike Noll dissenting, the Signal Hill City Council voted to allow the City to enter into a contract agreement with Jose A. Hernandez, who will now serve as manager of the day laborer shelter at the Home Depot on Cherry…
CJ Dablo Staff Writer On a hot Tuesday afternoon at the Signal Hill Home Depot on Cherry Avenue, Jose A. Hernandez shook a jumbo 5-gallon water bottle, rattling the dozens of numbered ping pong balls inside of it.
CJ Dablo Staff Writer If his new bid for a spot on the Los Angeles City Council is successful, Assemblyman Warren Furutani will have just a few months to leave his mark on Sacramento politics.
CJ Dablo Staff Writer There’s always a story behind even the smallest amounts of money that Signal Hill city officials approve during a routine City Council meeting on a Tuesday night.
CJ Dablo Staff Writer Community activist Mike Kowal isn’t giving up on his plan to run for a spot on the Long Beach City Council.
CJ Dablo Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Council is whittling away at the City’s daunting cost of employee pensions, and they didn’t shrink from starting at the top.
CJ Dablo Staff Writer Two Long Beach councilmembers are sparring over how to carve up their city’s district maps, and they’re both crying “foul.”
CJ Dablo Staff Writer At Tuesday night’s Signal Hill Council meeting, officials adopted the 2011-2012 budget with one bragging right– a humble projected surplus that totals just over $41,000. But even though city officials celebrated a balanced capital and operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, they also acknowledged that they were waiting to see whether…
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Two industries who want to do business in Signal Hill needed to adjust their public image at Tuesday night’s Planning Commission meeting in order to move forward with the process of changing two key city ordinances.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer As Signal Hill edges forward in its plans to renovate the Signal Hill Park area, the subject of the park’s basketball courts drew a passionate response from one councilmember and a handful of residents.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Are they necessary to the Long Beach grocery retail experience, or threats to California’s streams and beaches? The Long Beach City Council voted last month to pass an ordinance that would ban those thin, plastic “flyaway” bags in the city’s grocery markets and drug stores, but no one knows how many…