By Neena Strichart Publisher Long Beach Eighth District residents, business owners and other interested parties had the opportunity last Saturday morning to join Councilmember Rae Gabelich for coffee and conversation at Avila’s El Ranchito Restaurant, 5345 Long Beach Blvd.
By Neena Strichart I have a pretty wonderful extended step-family. The Grommés came into our lives when “Papa” Jay Grommé married my mother in the early 1980s. Although “Pop” passed away in August 1999, his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and even a couple of great-greats, are still every bit a part of our family as when…
By Neena Strichart This week we are running a feature story about the new middle school that is being built in Signal Hill on Cherry Avenue.
By Neena Strichart It seems that we are all still tightening our belts during these tough financial times. Both business and household budgets are still being severely impacted.
By Neena Strichart I cannot find the words to express the sadness I have felt since learning of Wednesday’s tragic plane crash in Long Beach.
By Neena Strichart Publisher In what turned out to be a mildly heated discussion regarding a proposed skateboarding facility at Bixby Knolls Park, those for and against the concrete “skate spot” listened to 8th District Councilmember Rae Gabelich give her opinion during the meeting she conducted last Wednesday night.
By Neena Strichart With the weather so beautiful these days, it is nice to spend a bit of time outdoors.
By Neena Strichart Looks as if Signal Hill residents have just a handful of days left before Election Day– Tuesday, March 1. Please vote.
By Neena Strichart Today is the kick-off for our 16th Annual Sweetheart Sweepstakes. With this promotion, our readers cut out entry coupons that appear during the next two weeks in the Signal Tribune and take them to any or all of the 24 participating advertisers to enter the drawings for our fantastic prize packages. Check…
By Neena Strichart Last week I wrote about being a member of the Susan B. Anthony Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution and told about our last meeting where we recognized the local fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students who participated in our National Society’s American History Essay Contest.
By Neena Strichart A new election season is heating up with no cooling trend in sight.
By Neena Strichart Owning a camera no more makes me a photographer than having a lawnmower qualifies me as a landscape artist.
By Neena Strichart Signal Hill’s Wednesday evening “tree lighting” event was such a festive way to kick off the holiday season.
By Neena Strichart Having a mom who is 91 years of age brings a lot of joy and laughter into my life. Her attitude regarding the “golden years” is usually pretty comical, and with that in mind I offer you the following bits of funny business (sent to me by my friend Denise) in an…
By Neena Strichart Halloween weekend went nicely for the Strichart family. We spent Saturday from about 1:30pm to 5pm at the Signal Hill basketball courts doing our part playing volunteer at the city’s Halloween carnival.