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SH officials adopt balanced budget, reprove state lawmakers for threatening RDAs

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · News

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 […]

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SH Planning Commission ‘chewing’ over two new proposed zoning ordinance changes

June 17th, 2011 · No Comments · News

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.

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Basketball courts take center stage for Signal Hill park master plan discussion; new police chief sworn in

June 10th, 2011 · No Comments · News

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.

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Long Beach’s debate over plastic bags not over; Signal Hill still studying the issue

June 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · News

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 […]

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Signal Hill budget workshop highlights both successes and newer concerns

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · News

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.

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