By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Yes, Signal Hill presented a few fat numbers that mark another balanced budget for the city’s next fiscal year. Yet, Tuesday night’s budget workshop made it clear that the Council will still have to determine how they’ll manage increased costs and which programs and services will be essential to keep.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Council voted to approve several appointments to the Planning, Civil Service and Parks and Recreation Commissions at last Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer So, how hard is it really for California to fix its budget deficit problem? About 120 people showed how it could be done Thursday night, April 28 at the Expo on Atlantic Avenue in Bixby Knolls during an interactive budget workshop.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer The City of Signal Hill continues to defend the quality of its water and the reputation of its water department, and an independent engineering firm confirmed at Tuesday evening’s Council meeting that the water systems are safe.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Fourteen Californians have been charged with the task of drawing a final political map of the golden state by August, and right now they’re asking their fellow state residents to tell them how to best do their job.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Although they’ve already survived a change in city ordinances that now prohibits them from operating near parks, medical marijuana dispensaries are still going through a rigorous process before the City of Long Beach issues any permits, a city official confirmed.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer It’s closer to being official– Signal Hill won’t be welcoming any marijuana dispensaries anytime soon.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Right now, marijuana dispensaries can’t legally operate in Signal Hill, and the City took one additional step at last Tuesday’s Planning Commission meeting to keep it that way.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Long Beach has accommodated some unusual requests when filmmakers approach the team from the Office of Special Events and Filming.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Signal Hill’s leaders did move quickly over the last few weeks to safeguard key redevelopment projects, including a criticized plan for a potential new library, officials acknowledged at the City Council and Redevelopment Agency (RDA) meetings on Tuesday, April 5. City leaders, however, justified that the actions they’ve taken on behalf…
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Nearly 200 attendees participated in a community forum on March 24 at the Silverado Park Community Center to envision the city’s major seaports with trucks and trains that no longer pollute the air.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer In anticipation of a prolonged fight over state budget proposals that called for an end to redevelopment funding, advocates for redevelopment have been pondering the future.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Larry Forester has taken over leadership as Signal Hill’s new mayor with Tina Hansen as the new vice mayor.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer The Munro brothers looked comfortable enough in their furniture showroom last Monday evening to prop their feet on top of a coffee table.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer As they congratulated their peers, Tina Hansen and Larry Forester, for their successful bid for re-election to Signal Hill City Council, Councilmembers Mike Noll and Ellen Ward raised their glasses of water during Wednesday’s Council meeting.