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  1. Something for residents to hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Signal Tribune

    The Long Beach Community Foundation held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 14 at Houghton Park for a "sound garden" that will be located on-site. The groundbreaking, located at 6301 Myrtle Ave. adjacent to the park's Community Recreation Center, featured information about the sound garden, which will contain an outdoor interactive art installation for youth and adults.

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  2. Strawing a hard lineRead the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | Signal Tribune

    For the second year in a row, aquariums across the country are collaboratively campaigning against single-use plastic, and eliminating straws is the #FirstStep, according to a press release this month from the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Recruiting 500 new businesses to partner with aquariums and commit to offer straws only on request, for a total of 1,000 businesses Initiatives by partner aquariums to inspire cities in their regions to pass "straws-on-request" ordinances and other local measures to reduce single-use plastic "Cutting back on plastic straws doesn't solve the problem, but it's an important first step," Jerry Schubel, president and CEO of the Aquarium of the Pacific, said in the release.

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  3. Democrats win big in House, across stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Signal Tribune

    It was a big day for Democrats Tuesday, as the blue party regained control of the House of Representatives, including sending California's 47th District Congressmember Alan Lowenthal of Long Beach to a fourth term. Californians moved their Democratic lieutenant governor into the state's top spot, in a defeat over Republican John H. Cox in the gubernatorial race.

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  4. Let's do a mitzvah every dayRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Signal Tribune

    Some choosing to stay positive, as local community continues to process Pittsburgh shooting, which left 11 dead in late October. In the same weekend that a deadly shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh rocked the Jewish community nationwide, individuals in the Long Beach area were coming together to train and become part of a new program called Real Resiliency.

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  5. Why we celebrate Nov. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Signal Tribune

    The morning of Nov. 7, 1918, at 9:06am, the Long Beach Daily Telegram received a United Press wire- the Great War in Europe had ended. The armistice took effect on Nov. 11 at 11am- the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918.

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  6. Thoughts from the Publisher | Nov. 9, 2018Read the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Signal Tribune

    Residents from Long Beach and other neighboring cities will tomorrow have the opportunity to honor our country's veterans at the Long Beach Veterans Day Parade. Taking place at 10am, and starting at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Harding Street , the 22nd annual parade will honor three very important gentlemen: Grand Marshal, Terry Gelling, and Centenarian Grand Marshals LTC.

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  7. Csulb Soar artists share perspective about art on display at LGBRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Signal Tribune

    This week, the Signal Tribune spoke with California State University, Long Beach artists and faculty members who are involved with the School of Art Review pilot program. SOAR is a joint initiative between CSULB and Long Beach Airport that seeks to utilize student artwork at the terminal to "engage the community" with creative works, as reported in October.

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  8. Early birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Signal Tribune

    The stretch of Pacific Avenue that runs through the Wrigley neighborhood will soon have its first outdoor mural, now that local artist David Early and two assistants are completing a 1,800-square-foot painting at 1957 Pacific Ave., where the cannabis dispensary The Station is located. The business, which is a former police station, is among the handful of Long Beach marijuana retail establishments that recently transitioned from being strictly medicinal to now also providing cannabis to customers who use it recreationally.

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  9. Public ceremony to celebrate new Veterans Park playgroundRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 1 | Signal Tribune

    A public, grand-opening celebration Nov. 3 will commemorate a new playground- the third of its kind using Measure A-funded upgrades. City of Long Beach officials announced Oct. 30. that the event will take place at Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St., at 10am.

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  10. 'Humans of HUD' project features Long Beach residents and their storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Signal Tribune

    Kelly and Souny, featured on the new Humans of HUD project, recount the day they found out they were selected for an apartment at Century Villages at Cabrillo . Their limited income and student loans had made it impossible for them to get approved for an apartment.

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  11. City of LB to host free vaccination clinic, drive-thru options availableRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | Signal Tribune

    After what the City of Long Beach Health Department is calling "a particularly severe flu season last year," it will provide access to free flu shots in the coming season by hosting neighborhood flu-vaccination clinics throughout Long Beach, per city officials in a press release this month. The first event is a free-vaccination clinic, with a drive-thru option, Oct. 27 from 9am to 2pm at Veterans Memorial Stadium, 5000 E. Lew Davis St. Those 12 years and older can receive the vaccine via drive-thru, city officials stated.

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  12. Measures CCC and DDD seek to form ethics, redistricting commissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Signal Tribune

    The following is part 3 in our series covering four charter-amendment measures that will be on the Nov. 6 ballot for Long Beach residents. The last two issues have reports on Measures AAA and BBB.

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  13. Urban legends and orphans: A tale of Dr. Michael SchutzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Signal Tribune

    I was surprised to come across an urban legend in writing this column. According to a 2002 Mayfair High graduate, the story about orphans helping automobiles climb Signal Hill was already well established by the time she entered school.

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  14. Residents share type of services wanted at Community HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | Signal Tribune

    Fourth District Councilmember Daryl Supernaw co-moderated a public-input meeting Oct. 16 at the Recreation Park 18-Hole Golf Course Clubhouse, where Signal Hill and Long Beach residents provided their ideas on the type of resources they would like to see provided at Community Hospital Long Beach.

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  15. Partnering for a cureRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | Signal Tribune

    The Pink Patch Project reports that approximately one of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. The Long Beach Police Officers Association and the Long Beach Police Department are partnering for the second year in a row to support efforts to change these numbers.

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  16. Some elected officials say BBB will limit terms, critics call measure ...Read the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | Signal Tribune

    Although Long Beach voters in 1992 and in 2007 approved the opportunity for mayoral and city-council incumbents who have already served two terms to seek additional terms as write-in candidates only, some current elected officials, as of this year, believe the city should allow them and future incumbents to seek a third- and final- term with the advantage of having their names on the ballots. Hence, city officials have placed Measure BBB on the ballot.

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  17. What do you expect from your local media?Read the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | Signal Tribune

    Today's day and age could perhaps be the most uncertain time to digest information for the masses. It is a time when any person with basic internet fundamentals could gain access to any online medium and begin spreading blurbs as facts.

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  18. Smart & Final-ly opens for LB residentsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2018 | Signal Tribune

    Bixby Knolls is now host to the 200th Smart & Final Extra! store, an expanded and upscale version of the supply company. City officials and Smart & Final employees hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony noontime Oct. 17 at the Bixby Knolls Shopping Center, where the establishment is open at 4480 Atlantic Ave. The store opened to local residents at 7am.

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  19. Health officials encourage locals to practice proper flea control in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Signal Tribune

    The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services sent out public-health advisories to medical providers in September to notify them of an increase in countywide typhus cases, according to city officials in an Oct. 11 press release. The health department stated that, as of Oct. 11, 12 flea-borne typhus cases have been reported in Long Beach- double the amount in recent years- with other cases under investigation.

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  20. Thoughts from the Publisher | Oct. 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Signal Tribune

    Most of our readers know that I grew up in Signal Hill/Long Beach. 30 years ago, I bought my childhood home from Mom.

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