Costco gas station gets green light from Signal Hill Council

Sean Belk Staff Writer Costco members will be able to fuel up in Signal Hill beginning next year. The Signal Hill City Council gave unanimous approval at its Tuesday, Sept. 3 meeting for Costco Wholesale to build a new members-only gas station adjacent to the Signal Hill store at Willow Street and Cherry Avenue. The…

SH City Council, commissions discuss how to get by with less

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The national economic recession and the State of California’s continuing budget crisis have resulted in declining revenues for the City of Signal Hill during the past two fiscal years. Things are not expected to significantly improve anytime soon, and city officials have reduced the new fiscal year budget, which began…

Signal Hill City Council: Just vote no on Proposition 16

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer In a unanimous vote during its May 4 meeting, the Signal Hill City Council adopted a resolution expressing its opposition to Proposition 16, which will appear on the ballot in the statewide June election. “Proposition 16, sponsored by Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG & E) would amend the state…

Boulevard Buick/GMC moving to vacant Mike Salta Chrysler/Jeep site

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Boulevard Buick/GMC will soon be moving from its present location in the Signal Hill Auto Center, but city officials are not worried. The dealership is actually planning to move to the slightly larger, now-vacant Mike Salta Chrysler/Jeep dealership site, which is also in the Signal Hill Auto Center. In three…