By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Incumbent Democrat Bonnie Lowenthal is running for reelection as the California Assembly 54th District representative. “Our state is in a crisis,” she said. “I believe I have delivered for my district, and I want to continue along the same path to address the needs and the economy and to move…
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer About 200 people attended the California 37th Congressional District candidates forum at the community center of Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Long Beach last Saturday.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Both wells that supply water for the City of Signal Hill have been shut down for repairs.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer As the population of Southern California continues to grow and the cost of imported water continues to rise, maintaining an adequate supply of locally produced groundwater becomes more and more critical.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Many university students don’t have the time to attend a candidates forum, which often means that they feel alienated from the political process.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer During its Tuesday night meeting, the Signal Hill City Council took an official stand on three propositions that will appear on the November 2 ballot. After City Manager Ken Farfsing made brief presentations, the Council voted to oppose Propositions 19 and 26, and to support Proposition 22.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer As freshwater supplies dwindle and demand increases, lawsuits pertaining to that precious resource are increasing in frequency.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Thanks to a lottery conducted at Long Beach City Hall Monday afternoon, 32 marijuana dispensaries are ready to roll in the city. The lottery was the next step in a process that the City began more than a year ago to regulate such facilities in Long Beach.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer In spite of declining city revenues, and after nine years of efforts, the City of Signal Hill took a giant step forward last Tuesday night when it awarded an $8.6 million contract to an Irvine-based company for the construction of the Signal Hill Police Department’s new headquarters. Construction of the…
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer A group of about 20 hilltop residents showed up at the Signal Hill Parks Commission meeting last Wednesday (Sept. 8th) to demand that the City cut back or remove the tall trees that are impacting their views.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Jim McDonnell has been chief of the Long Beach Police Department for about six months. In spite of ongoing budget cuts that have significantly reduced the number of patrol officers and detectives, McDonnell exudes optimism and insists that the department will continue to effectively carry out its mission to protect…
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer (Part two of a two-part series) If not for the work done by the Water Replenishment District (WRD), residents in the Long Beach-Signal Hill area and surrounding cities would be paying much more for water, and they would not have as much of it available to them.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer As expected, during its Tuesday (September 7) night meeting, the Signal Hill City Council formally approved EDCO’s plan to construct a truck terminal and office facility on an approximately 2.5-acre site on the south side of 27th Street between California and Myrtle avenues.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Star Parker remembers what it was like to be a single mom on welfare. Looking back on those years, she strongly believes that many government programs which were aimed at helping the poor actually keep people in the cycle of poverty by punishing behavior that would enable them to live…
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Stan Chambers’s career as a television news broadcaster began in 1947, when KTLA became the first commercially licensed TV station in the western United States.