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Entries Tagged as 'Signal Hill'

Oil Operators president tells WANA crowd no hazardous waste exists on 20-acre site

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer For many years, the residents of the Wrigley Heights area have been pressing the City of Long Beach to purchase an approximately 20-acre site known as the “Oil Operators Property” and to convert it into a passive green space. For a variety of reasons, including budget restraints, the City has […]

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SH Council requires employee contributions to retirement and healthcare costs

April 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer On Tuesday night, with uncharacteristically somber faces, the five members of the Signal Hill City Council voted unanimously to unilaterally impose a contract on city employees that freezes salaries and requires them to pay a portion of their retirement pension and retirement healthcare costs. About 30 city employees attended the […]

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‘Tree terrorists’ launch attacks on SH; reward offered for their arrest

April 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Someone is purposely killing the large eucalyptus trees that have been thriving on Signal Hill’s north slope for half a century. Some of those dying trees could topple on a hiker, causing death or serious injury. Signal Hill Petroleum (SHP) is offering a $2,500 reward for information that leads to […]

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Former Holocaust survivor–POW honored for acts of valor

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, News

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer In the Rubin household, performing mitzvahs, or acts of kindness, was not only an important part of Judaism, but an essential way of life. Tibor “Ted” Rubin’s life is surely a testament to his upbringing. As a Holocaust survivor, Korean War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, he has both […]

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Ed Wilson becomes Signal Hill’s new mayor

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Hall Council Chamber had a capacity crowd Tuesday night as well-wishers came to see Councilman Ed Wilson appointed as the city’s new mayor. Annually, at the second meeting in March, the Signal Hill City Council reorganizes itself by selecting a new mayor and vice mayor. By […]

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