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 Serving Bixby Knolls, California Heights, Los Cerritos, Wrigley and the City of Signal Hill
 VOL. 29, NO. 2                                      Your Weekly Community Newspaper                                                                      June 21, 2007


                                                                                                       Congressional debate
   CERT for Certain                                                                                    leaves much to hear
                                                                                                       BY JOSEPH SERNA                      support any more funding and
                                                                                                       Staff Writer                         Assemblymember           Laura
                                                                                                                                            Richardson said that if she
                                                                                                          In what little time was           were to support future funding,
                                                                                                       afforded them, 12 Democratic         it would include conditions—
                                                                                                       candidates tried to get their        similar to the benchmarks and
                                                                                                       respective messages out to           deadlines Democrats once tried
                                                                                                       voters Thursday, as Marc             to push through Congress.
                                                                                                       Brown of ABC Channel 7                  George Parmer, Jr. went
                                                                                                       Eyewitness News hosted a             even further, saying he would
                                                                                                       candidate’s debate for the           vote to de-fund the war now,
                                                                                                       37th Congressional District at       bringing all American troops
                                                                                                       Cabrillo High School. The            back from Iraq.
                                                                                                       debate was the third in as              Where candidates stood to
                                                                                                       many days.                           differ was on local issues.
                                                                                                          If the candidates wanted to       Specifically, the pollution
                                                                                                       make an impression Thursday,         and security of the Port of
                                                                                                       they needed to be focused and        Long Beach.
                                                                                                       concise. The hour-and-15                Valerie McDonald, execu-
   In alphabetical order, Tim Cable, Romeo Cantos, Eric Cook, Kelli Crigler,                           minute debate left little time for   tive director for the African
   Louise Cunningham, Tuan Dao, Ken Davis, Nick Diamantides, Ron Griggs,                               drawn-out answers, considering       American Women Health
   John Hammerl, Romeo Lanuza, Tom Neinast, Linda Sheaffer are recognized                              each candidate was also given a      Education Foundation and
   as the first Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to complete the                               two-minute opening statement.        daughter of the late Congress-
   class in Signal Hill.                                                                                   Going straight to the core       woman Juanita Millender-
   The training, which trains residents how to react and take a more active                            of many candidates’ platforms,       McDonald, advocated trucks
   approach during wide-scale emergencies, is organized by the Signal Hill                             Brown opened up with the war         converting to bio-diesel fuel
   Police Department in conjunction with the state of California and the Los                           in Iraq, for which candidates        and monitoring cargo ship
   Angeles County Fire Department.                                                                     supported attaching a with-          emissions. Parmer had a
   The free training is available in either three-hour courses once a week over                        drawal date for U.S. troops, to      unique perspective on the
   seven weeks, or three Saturdays in eight-hour classes. Signal Hill police                           future funding of the war?           issue as a trucker himself—he
   schedule the classes around enrollment, so people are encouraged sign-up.                              Staying true to the party’s       argued that some state import
                                                                                                       philosophy, all who answered         and export revenues should
   For more information, contact Capt. Ron Mark of the Signal Hill Police
                                                                                                       urged for immediate with-            go to truck drivers so they can
   Department at (562) 989-7209.                       Neena Strichart/Signal Tribune
                                                                                                       drawal. State Sen. Jenny             buy newer rigs, which have
                                                                                                       Oropeza said she would not                       see DEBATE page 5


Long Beach teachers association executive director reinstalled
BY JOSEPH SERNA                   and members annulled the           tors, which ends its term on      at the TALB office and circu-        would not be legitimate.
Staff Writer                      board’s June 5 firing. The         July 1, only hinted at poor       lated a petition urging McVar-          Day apparently used the
                                  board had reiterated their fir-    work performance as its moti-     ish’s reinstatement. According       bylaws in his favor, citing Diaz’s
   Scott McVarish, executive      ing again on June 11.              vation to fire McVarish.          to TALB’s bylaws, with the 30-       absence as legal ground for him
director for the Teachers Asso-      TALB, the Long Beach            TALB Vice President and           plus signatures on that peti-        to assume the president’s duties.
ciation of Long Beach (TALB),     chapter of the California          President-elect Michael Day       tion—representing more than          Day validated the petition and
was greeted by media and sup-
                                  Teachers Association repre-        claims the board’s action was     10 percent of TALB’s Council,        then approved Friday’s meeting.
porting teachers Monday when
                                  senting some 5,000 teachers,       driven by self-interest.          or “reps”—they had enough to            “Not in recent memory
he returned to work, two weeks
after his sudden firing by the    rarely airs its dirty laundry in      In emails sent to media out-   have a special Council meeting       have our Association reps
TALB board of directors.          public. In the case of McVar-      lets, Day claims board mem-       Friday, legally.                     gone to such lengths to be
   McVarish was reinstated        ish’s firing, both sides have      bers are fighting the reduced        According to Day, current         heard in our organization and
during a TALB Special Rep-        been fueling the controversy       compensation for business-ori-    President Tony Diaz was              been so unified in upholding
resentative Council meeting       through the media and public       ented events, such as confer-     absent to validate the petition,     the basic tenet of unionism:
Friday, where, in a 68-0-1        rallies at the TALB office.        ences, flights and training.      and therefore Diaz claimed           an injury to one is an injury to
vote, TALB representatives           The current board of direc-        On June 11, teachers rallied   any actions taken Friday             all,” Day said in an email.


  Bixby’s Biggest                                                                                                                           Gourmet Goods
  Block Party                                                                                                                               Stay Close to Home
  Friends and family will                                                                                                                   Local supermom imports
  meet in the streets Sunday                                                                                                                success from her native
  for the annual Street Fair.                                                                                                               country.

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2             COMMUNITY
    SIGNAL TRIBUNE                                                                                                                                                         JUNE 21, 2007



i Around Towni Reminiscing
B.K.B.I.A. MIXER
The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association will
host its monthly mixer tonight from 5:30 to 7 at Rancho Los
Cerritos, located at 4600 Virginia Road in Bixby Knolls.
There is no cost to attend and refreshments will be provided,
as well as a tour of the historic site’s Ranch house. Door
prizes that have been donated by local businesses will be
awarded. For more information, call (562) 595-0081.
EMBROIDERERS’ GUILD MEETING
The Long Beach chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of
America will host its monthly meeting Friday, June 22, at
St. Gregory Episcopal Church, located at 6201 East Wil-
low Street in Long Beach. Social hour begins at 10:30 a.m.
and the meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. This month’s meeting
will feature Vicky Young who will be teaching perforated
paper ornaments for the topiary tree. Guests are welcome
and are requested to pay a $2 donation. For more informa-
tion, contact Vicki at (562) 421-6975.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
The city of Signal Hill Community Services Department is
offering a family movie night Friday, June 22. Don’t miss          This flyer was used as a promotion for the Kid Mexico Museum. Do you have
the trip to El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood to watch               further details? We want to hear from you! Contact the Signal Tribune at 2669
“Pirates of the Caribbean at World’s End.” A bus will leave        Myrtle Avenue, Suite 111, Signal Hill, CA 90755. Share your memories online!
from the Signal Hill Library, located at 1770 East Hill
                                                                   Go to www.SignalTribuneNewspaper.com and click on “Reminisce.”
Street, at 5:30 p.m. and return after the movie concludes.
The cost, $11 for residents and $16 for non-residents, includes
bus fare and entry to the theater. Space is limited and reserva-
tions are encouraged. For information, call (562) 989-7339.        Day Camps give kids ticket to fun
AIDS WALK                                                             Kids can plan on a summer                         Day Camp Programs provided             $75 per week and sign-ups are
Open registration for the 19th Annual AIDS Walk Long               of fun-filled activities, while                      by the Long Beach Parks,               underway at:
Beach, Pet Walk and AIDS Run starts at 7 a.m., Saturday,           parents relax knowing their                          Recreation and Marine Depart-             • El Dorado West Park,
June 23, in downtown Long Beach at the Pike on Pine                youngsters are in a safe, super-                     ment. This summer’s theme is           2800 Studebaker Road, (562)
Avenue. For more information, contact Gary Bowie or                vised environment in Summer                          A Ticket to Fun! with every            570-3225
Jackie Spector at (562) 987-5200.                                                                                       week having its own theme.                • Martin Luther King, Jr.
FURNITURE SALE                                                                                                             The recreation staff is com-        Park, 1950 Lemon Avenue,
In conjunction with the Bixby Knolls Street Fair Saturday,                        presents...                           mitted to providing a summer           (562) 570-4405
June 23, and Sunday, June 24, Food Finders will host a                                                                  filled with fun, smiles and               • Silverado Park, 1545 West
huge furniture sale at 3838 Atlantic Avenue in Long                    PET OF THE                                       laughter, “Leading Youth               31st Street, (562) 570-1675
Beach. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, Food Finders will
have a variety of bargains on new and used furniture,
                                                                   WEEK                                                 through Positive Play.” The
                                                                                                                        city is offering Park Day
                                                                                                                                                                  • Stearns Champions Park,
                                                                                                                                                               4520 East 23rd Street, (562)
antiques, collectibles and more. All proceeds go to help the                            ERIC                            camps at locations through             570-1685
nonprofit food bank, which provides 50,000 meals a day.                                                                 Long Beach.                               • Veterans Park, 101 East
For more information, call (562) 598-3003 or visit                                                                         Camps are open Monday               28th Street, (562) 570-1695
www.FoodFinders.org.                                                                                                    through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4               Preschool youngsters are
MONTE CARLO 2007                                                                                                        p.m., between Monday, June             welcome at two Pee Wee
J.M.C. Domestic Violence Prevention will host Casino                                                                    18 and Friday, August 24.              camps just for them. Cost for
Night from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, June 23, at                                                               Weekly fees for the programs           the Pee Wee camps is $75 per
                                                                         Eric is modest,                                run $75 to $140. To help               week and sign-ups are under-
Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 759 Linden Avenue in            camera shy and retiring,
Long Beach. A $25 donation includes entrance fee and                but would like very much                            working parents, extended              way at:
playing chips. There will also be food and prizes. For more           to retire to a forever                            daycare hours are available,              • Martin Luther King, Jr.
information or reservations, contact Cathleen at (310) 523-           place to live and love,                           from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and              Park, 1950 Lemon Ave., (562)
1930 or Nancy at (562) 739-5380.                                           and be loved.                                4 p.m. to 6 p.m., for an extra         570-4405. Ages 2-5 (must be
                                                                     Eric and 12 of his adult                           $15 to $40 per week for the            potty trained).
ELKS’ BREAKFAST                                                         friends have been
                                                                     waiting for a long time                            morning or evening session.               • Wardlow Park, 3457
The Bellflower/Long Beach Elks Lodge No. 888, 16426
                                                                           for a home.                                     Five parks will offer day           Stanbridge Avenue, (562)
Bellflower Boulevard, in Bellflower, invites the public
                                                                      They are all located in                           camps where kids 5 to 12               570-1705. Ages 5-8.
Sunday, June 24, to enjoy their menu of eggs, bacon,
                                                                     the Animal Admissions                              years old will keep busy with             For information on other
sausage, hashed browned potatoes, biscuits with gravy,                 area at the Shelter
Belgian waffles, assorted fruits, coffee and orange juice.                                                              games, arts and crafts, field          Long Beach Parks, Recreation
                                                                        7700 East Spring
Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon. The price is           Street, (562) 570-PETS.                            trips (extra fee), beach visits,       and Marine programs, call
$5 per person. For more information, call (562) 866-3027                    Sponsored
                                                                                                                        and a variety of other activi-         (562) 570-3100 or go online
or (562) 866-2003.                                                                 by:                                  ties. Cost for the day camps is        to www.LBParks.org.
BUS TRIP TO REAGAN LIBRARY
The Signal Hill Historical Society is sponsoring a bus trip to     In at 8 – Out at 12!*
the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley Saturday, June 30.                                                                TIMING IS EVERYTHING!
A $25 fee includes the bus ride and admittance to the library.




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The bus will leave from the Signal Hill Library, located at                                                                                          Did you think you would get a
1770 East Hill Street, at 8:30 a.m. and return around 4:30                                                                                            better deal by waiting?
p.m. Bring a lunch. For more information, contact Ken Brit-                                                                                             Think again! Think value and realize
ton at (562) 424-8740 or Pat Haney (562) 426-0413.                                                                                                      the dream of home ownership.
                                                                    Grooming • Food • Supplies                                                         Just a reminder that the demand
FOSHCA’S ARTIST OF THE QUARTER
                                                                                                                                                     for real estate in your area is growing.
The Friends of Signal Hill Cultural Art (FOSHCA) are
proud to have the talented photographer David Cooper dis-           $7 OFF Full-Service
                                                                           Grooming
playing his work in the Signal Hill Library, located at 1770            *On first visit or $3 off next visit.
                                                                     S.T.
                                                                     $25 min. Not good with any other offer.
                                                                                                                                                                    Deon Clement
East Hill Street, as the featured artist for the quarter.           Expires 7/12/07. One per customer. BK store only.                                              Realtor • Notary Public
Cooper’s exhibit can be seen through Saturday, June 30.                                                                  p: 562.719.2565 fx: 562.719.2665 e : l a n d m a r t @ c h a r te r. n e t
                                                                     4102 Orange Ave #113 @Carson
For more information, call the library at (562) 989-READ                Tues–Sat • 562-427-2551                               Find all the tools you need to create your own
(7323) or visit Cooper’s Web site at www.coopspix.com.
                                                                   Walk-Ins Welcome                       * AS SPACE
                                                                                                           PERMITS
                                                                                                                          custom property searches at www.DeonClement.com
JUNE 21, 2007                                                 COMMUNITY                                                                               SIGNAL TRIBUNE                    3
Bixby Knolls Street Fair
promises plenty of family fun
BY OFELIA SAENZ                    local business people and
Staff Writer                       food purveyors to set up
                                   booths and boutiques
   After more than a decade        in the street. Among
of providing the residents         the businesses that
with summer fun in the sun,        will have a booth is
the Bixby Knolls Business          the Signal Tribune
Improvement Association            with members of
(BKBIA) once again presents
the annual Bixby Knolls
                                   the staff anxious to
                                   meet and greet the
                                                                                                         Vote June 26
Street Fair from 10 a.m. to        community.                                                                                                    As our Congressman,
5 p.m., Sunday, June 24.              The Blues Buffet
   “The street fair is always
a great opportunity to have
fun with the family while
                                   Band will provide musi-
                                   cal entertainment, while DJ
                                   Rosa will have people danc-
                                                                                                                                        Peter Mathews,
                                                                                                                                        Professor of American Government
supporting your commu-             ing in the streets—line danc-      into a free drawing for a Jiffy                                   and International Relations, will work
nity,” said Susan Cooper,          ing that is. Other groups          Lube gift basket.                                                 to rapidly end the war in Iraq, bring our
executive director for the         include reggae music by Jah           The Bixby Knolls Street                                        troops home, and use our resources to
BKBIA. “People get to see          Fellowship and jazz fusion         Fair is attended by more than                                     fully fund Universal Single-payer
neighbors and friends that         from In a Silent Way.              10,000 local residents and vis-                                   Health Care for all, quality affordable
maybe they haven’t seen               Kids can also enjoy a vari-     itors who come to enjoy the                                       education, high paying jobs, and a
since last year’s fair.”           ety of activities such as carni-   free, family-oriented fun that                                    clean sustainable environment.
   The Bixby Knolls Street         val games, a 60-foot slide, a      includes shopping, food, kids’
Fair is a free open-air festival   bounce house and a rock-           activities and all sorts of live    Peter supports Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey’s bill
that takes place annually in       climbing wall.                     entertainment on the outdoor        H.R. 508, that will provide funds to implement a rapid
June. It’s just one of several        One new feature this year       stage and on the street.            phased withdrawal of our troops in six months, to be
yearly events sponsored by         will be an outside booth for          “We’ve got a great line-up       replaced by a regional stabilization force from Iraq’s
the BKBIA that happen along        the BKBIA. Stop by and meet        of entertainment,” Cooper           neighboring countries. This will provide the best con-
Atlantic Avenue, the district’s    the members and take the           said. “The whole event              ditions for peaceful negotiations among Iraq’s warring
central commercial corridor.       opportunity to give them           promises to be a great day.”        parties and for the economic development of Iraq.
   Traffic is closed off for       feedback about the event.             For more information, call
                                                                                                         Peter Mathews will join the Out of Iraq Caucus and Progressive Caucus in Congress.
several blocks to allow arti-      Everyone who fills out a brief     the BKBIA office at (562)
san and antique vendors,           questionnaire will be entered      595-0081.
                                                                                                         www.MathewsForCongress.org                                    562.438.6374
                                                                                                            Paid for by MATHEWS FOR CONGRESS ID#COO259374, David L. Gould, Treasurer
4   SIGNAL TRIBUNE                                            OPINION                                                                                JUNE 21, 2007


                            Thoughts                          Letters to the Editor
                            from the                          CORPORATE-CONTROLLED                told to leave by representa-           care) versus favoring corpo-
                                                                                                  tives of Charter Communica-            rate lobby interests?
                                                              MEDIA UNFAIR
                            Publisher                            As reported in the June 7
                                                              Signal Tribune, the first can-
                                                                                                  tions and the LB Post.
                                                                                                     This is but another example
                                                                                                                                            You decide if you vote on
                                                                                                                                         Tuesday, June 26!
                                                                                                  of corporate-controlled media                   Nicholas (Nick) Dibs
                                                              didate debate for the 37th
                            by Neena                          Congressional District special
                                                                                                  interests trying to “anoint”                  Educator and Teacher
                                                                                                  who they think should be the                           Garden Grove
                            Strichart                         election took place on June 8
                                                                                                  so-called “frontrunners” while
                                                              and was sponsored by Charter
                                                                                                  preventing voters from learn-
                                                              Communications             and
   Summer officially begins today at 11:06 a.m., P.D.T.,      LBPost.com—providing
                                                                                                  ing about the truth, positions,        WELCOME TO THE
according to the folks at the Griffith Observatory. A great                                       facts and opinions of other            NEIGHBORHOOD
                                                              seven hours of free TV broad-
way to start the season will be to attend the Bixby Knolls                                        candidates.                               I just wanted to drop a note
                                                              cast cable airtime to only
Business Improvement Association’s (BKBIA) Street                                                    Helping “connect the dots”          regarding one of your new
                                                              three of several candidates.
Fair this Sunday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The                                             regarding the June 26 special          advertisers. Please welcome
                                                                 This is and was unfair.
festivities take place on Atlantic Avenue between Bixby                                           election, please consider:             Ohai Acupuncture Group to
                                                              Peter Mathews, Lee Davis
Road and Carson Street. There will be plenty of fun and                                           According to the California            the Bixby Knolls area. I have
                                                              and Ed Wilson have told me
entertainment, as well as lots of shopping opportunities.                                         Secretary of State’s office            been a patient of Iling Sun’s
   Do plan to stop by the Signal Tribune’s booth on the       they agree.
                                                                                                  (www.ss.ca.gov), two of the            for some time now. Iling came
sidewalk between Councilmember Rae Gabelich’s office             Clearly, good ethics and
                                                                                                  “anointed,” Jenny Oropeza and          highly recommended to me
(3837 Atlantic Avenue) and Abram’s & Clark Pharmacy.          fairness require all candidates
                                                                                                  Laura Richardson, both have            by a friend.
Our staff will be there to hand out some giveaways and        should have been invited!
                                                                                                  received thousands of dollars             As a person that suffers
answer questions. Also, while you’re there, don’t forget      Trying to advocate and
                                                                                                  from corporate lobbyists.              from chronic back pain, I had
to enter our drawing for four free tickets to this season’s   uphold these principles, Peter
                                                                                                     Peter Mathews refuses to            never tried acupuncture
Long Beach Armada baseball games. (Their official             Mathews (www.mathewsfor
                                                                                                  accept corporate donations as          before and to my amazement,
name is now Long Beach Armada of Los Angeles of Cal-          congress.org) had the courage
                                                                                                  a matter of principle.                 it worked!
ifornia of the United States of North America including       to show up and ask to be
                                                                                                     Who will do a better job               Please do not hesitate to
Barrow, Alaska). We will be selecting a winner every          included but was rebuffed and
                                                                                                  representing, helping and              give Ohai Acupuncture Group
hour on the hour between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.—for a total
                                                                                                  fighting for the people                a try—you’ll be happily
of 24 free tickets. Go, Armada!
                                                                                                  (including reducing K-12               surprised by the results!
   Speaking of the Griffith Observatory, they have some
special festivities planned to celebrate this year’s sum-
mer solstice. Starting today at 12:30 p.m., in the Gottlieb
                                                               Be Heard                           class-size, ending the war, and
                                                                                                  bringing affordable health-
                                                                                                                                                        Dennis Bartlett
                                                                                                                                                            Long Beach
Transit Corridor, a special explanation of summer sol-
stice will be performed by Dr. E.C. Krupp, director of
                                                              r
the Griffith Observatory. Those present will see the sun’s
image transit across the meridian arc at local noon,
                                                                                                                     Inspiration Corner
                                                                                                                                 by Betty Colston
which occurs at 12:55 p.m.
   The summer solstice, which is on or around June 21
each year, occurs when the sun is farthest north and                                                                     Our Creator is pleased
makes its highest appearance in the sky for observers in                                                               when we give the gift of self.
the northern hemisphere. The sun shines most directly on       Write a
the northern half of the Earth at this time of year because                                                                             Betty Colston
of the tilt of the Earth’s axis, which makes this day the
longest day of the year.
                                                               Letter to the Editor                                         Author – Professional Speaker/Trainer
                                                                                                                Colston Enterprise PO Box 92301, Long Beach, CA 90809-2301

    Opened in 1935, Griffith Observatory is one of the
best known and most visited public observatories in the
world. They had welcomed nearly 70 million visitors into
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JUNE 21, 2007                                                                                                      NEWS                                                              SIGNAL TRIBUNE           5
SHPD to drivers: click it or ticket
   The Signal Hill Police                                                  four vehicles were impounded        137 citations. Of the 137 cita-
                                                                                                                                                      eye on
Department participated in the
“Click It or Ticket” campaign
May 14 through June 3 to tar-
                                                                           for 30 days.
                                                                              A survey taken during the
                                                                           campaign showed 95 out of
                                                                                                               tions, 106 were written for seat-
                                                                                                               belt violations, and 21 were
                                                                                                               written for childseat violations.
                                                                                                                                                               crime
                                                                                                                                                     News from the LBPD
get vehicle occupants who                                                  100 drivers were properly           During the checkpoint, 28 vehi-
failed to wear their seat belts.                                           wearing their seat belts. A sur-    cles were towed. Twenty-five of              Crimes reported by the LBPD June 12–18
This mobilization was part of                                              vey taken after the campaign        these vehicles were impounded         Districts 6 (North of PCH), 7 & 8 (East of the L.A. River)
the state’s annual effort to                                               showed 96 out of 100 drivers        for 30 days, as a result of the
increase seat belt use through                                             were properly buckled up.           driver being unlicensed or dri-     Tuesday, June 12
a combination of heavy                                                        The Signal Hill Police           ving on a suspended or revoked      Armed Robbery/Carjacking Suspect Arrested
enforcement, advertising and                                               Department followed up the          driver’s license.                   11:30 p.m. • 1000 block of East Market Street
public awareness campaigns.                                                “Click It or Ticket” campaign          Throughout the year, offi-       The suspect used a blunt object to assault the driver before
   During the enforcement                                                  with a safety checkpoint on         cers will continue to target dri-   stealing the victim’s vehicle. The victim was transported to
period, officers worked 123                                                June 10. The checkpoint, which      vers who fail to buckle up,         a local hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. Patrol
overtime hours and wrote 155                                               targeted seat-belt and child-seat   with two simple goals—to            officers responded and the suspect was taken into custody.
citations related to seat belt                                             violations and unlicensed dri-      save lives and prevent injuries.
violations.                                                                vers, was conducted at the inter-      Funding for officer over-        Thursday, June 14
   Of the 155 citations, six                                               section of Cherry Avenue and        time to support California’s        Felony Suspect Arrested
included       misdemeanor                                                 Crescent Heights Street, be-        “Click It or Ticket” campaign       4:30 a.m. • 2000 block of Long Beach Boulevard
charges of either driving with                                             tween 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.      was provided by a grant from        Officers responded to a suspicious persons call and located
no driver’s license or on a                                                   During the checkpoint,           the Office of Traffic Safety        two subjects on the roof of a local business. Both suspects
suspended or revoked driver’s                                              approximately 250 drivers were      through the National Highway        were arrested for grand theft.
license. During the operation,                                             screened, and officers wrote        Traffic Safety Administration.
                                                                                                                                                   Sunday, June 17
Debate                                                                                                                                             Traffic Fatality/Hit & Run
                                                                                                                                                   9 p.m. • Del Amo Boulevard, west of Locust Avenue
continued from page 1                                                                                                                              Patrol officers were dispatched regarding a hit-and-run col-
lower emissions and can run                                                then reopened with new peo-                                             lision. A pedestrian had been struck by an SUV and sus-
on different fuels.                                                        ple and a clean slate.                                                  tained severe injuries. The SUV fled the scene without
   On the heels of the recent                                                 With limited time, a dozen                                           stopping. Witnesses provided the description as a grey 2001
death at King/Drew Hospital                                                candidates and few questions,                                           Chevrolet SUV, California license plate 5LLG242. The vic-
in Los Angeles, where emer-                                                no one was able to come out a                                           tim’s identity has been withheld pending notification of
gency room staff reportedly                                                clear-cut winner Thursday.                                              family. Anyone with information on this collision is asked
ignored a woman on the floor                                               Rather, each gave a glimpse
                                                                                                                     Puzzled about
                                                                                                                                                   to contact Accident Investigation Detective Ray Dennison
writhing in pain and vomiting                                              into their priorities and politi-       your Home Loan                  at (562) 570-7355.
blood for 45 minutes before                                                cal savvy, where some were                     Options?
she died there, Brown asked                                                able to shine.
the candidates whether the                                                    The 37th District Special
                                                                                                                       Want some
hospital should remain open
and federally funded.
                                                                           Election will be on Tuesday,
                                                                           June 26. If no candidate                black and white                  Do You Hate Bookkeeping?
   “We need to keep it open...                                             receives more than 50 percent
                                                                                                                          answers?                  Would you rather clean your cat’s litterbox
in a rational and healthy way,”                                            of the votes, the top vote-get-
Richardson said.                                                           ter from each party will be in
                                                                                                                                                    than sit down and do the books?
   “All the hospitals in the                                               a run-off election scheduled                  24-Hour Free
county are extremely impor-                                                for Tuesday, Aug. 21.                     Recorded Message                 Let me, Mike Shannon, Bookkeeper,
tant,” said Ed Wilson, Signal                                                 Compton, Carson, Signal Hill         877-860-6161 ex 79                 take the burden off your shoulders.
Hill Councilmember. “It comes                                              and 80 percent of Long Beach
down to accountability.”                                                   are within the 37th District.
                                                                                                                                                        I can:
   Eleven of the 12 candidates                                                                                                                          • Enter your accounting data in
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ship should be held responsi-
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Honorary Police Officers Association issues made public
BY JOSEPH SERNA                     sored HPOA meetings there          I basically stopped going,” he                dence,” but that was no longer    the support of the members,
Staff Writer                        and the organization was not       said. “It doesn’t really matter               necessary. Bob Long, vice pres-   stepped into the position of
                                    welcome as long as Laughlin        what they do one way or                       ident of the organization, with   president.
   Prompted by a scathing let-      was its president.                 another.”
ter circulated to current and          “I wouldn’t do anything            Gleason could not speak on
past members of the Signal Hill     with him in charge ever            the behavior of Long, Laugh-
Honorary Police Officers Asso-      again,” Weiser said.               lin or Laughlin’s dispute with
ciation (HPOA), Scott Laughlin         Laughlin said it was Weiser,    Weiser. But he had plenty to
stepped down as president of        not he who was the problem.        say about the organization’s
the HPOA Monday.                       In an unusual tight-lipped      direction.
   The letter, sent out by          display, Signal Hill Police           The HPOA was originally
HPOA Secretary Nancy Long,          Chief Tom Sonoff said the          set up in the late 1970s to
accuses Laughlin of driving         department had no comment          raise funds for the Police
down membership, often              and was treating the letter as     Department’s Widows and
being drunk and showing no          an HPOA internal matter.           Orphans Fund. With $5,000
leadership abilities.                  Repeated calls to the depart-   of the association’s money
   Long refused to elaborate        ment’s officer liaison with the    allocated toward supporting
on her accusations.                 HPOA, Detective Chris Nun-         Signal Hill’s Measure H in
   “I’m not going to take this      ley, were not returned.            2005, Gleason stopped going.
crap,” Laughlin said, calling the      Whoever is the next HPOA           “This money isn’t supposed
accusations “exaggerated.”          president will not make a dif-     to go to politics,” he said. “It’s
   He delivered his letter of       ference for the association,       supposed to go to help the
resignation to HPOA Vice            according to John Gleason,         widows and orphans.”
President Bob Long, Nancy’s         one of the founding members.          Long urged HPOA members
husband, Monday.                    “Things have changed so            to attend Wednesday’s meeting
   Laughlin admits that Long        much over the past few years       and make a vote of “no confi-
has approached him privately
about her complaints, but
                                                                                               Since
didn’t expect the issues to be                                                                 1944
brought out in public.
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                     Target store in NLB finally gets
                     green light to start construction
                        The city of Long Beach                                                “The Target building will
                     Planning Commission has               “The community                  comply with the city’s re-
                     approved the construction of a       has been working                 cently adopted Green Build-
                     127,246-square-foot Target                                            ing Policy that requires that
                     store at 6750 Cherry Avenue,             for years to                 all private development pro-
                     north of the 91 Freeway in             make sure that                 jects over 50,000 square feet
                     North Long Beach, a location                                          use sustainable construction
                                                         whatever went into
                     that has been empty for 10                                            and operation methods consis-
                     years since a Home Base store       that location would               tent with Leadership in
                     closed on the site. Target is      bring benefits to the              Energy and Environmental
                     expected to begin construc-                                           Design (LEED),” said
                                                          neighborhood and
                     tion in fall 2007.                                                    Suzanne Frick, director of
                        In addition to the new Tar-     the city as a whole...             planning and building.
                     get, a gas station operated by                                           The LEED methods pro-
                     Food 4 Less will be con-            Val Lerch, Dsitrict 9             posed to be used by Target
                     structed as well as a 6,000           Councilmember                   include reuse of the steel
                     square-foot retail building                                           columns and roof trusses from
                     with a drive-through lane at     located along Cherry Avenue.         the Home Base building, con-
                     the corner of Cherry Avenue         “This project will bring new      struction of an Energy Star
                     and 68th Street. A new Star-     jobs to the community and            white roof, reduction of sur-
                     bucks is expected to occupy      help to revitalize a vital part of   face water runoff by 25 per-
                     the new corner building and a    North Long Beach,” said 9th          cent, and provision of a solid
                     freestanding ATM will be         District Councilmember Val           waste recycling program
                                                      Lerch. “The community has            inside the store.
                                                      been working for years to               A shopping cart contain-
                                                      make sure that whatever went         ment system will also be pro-
                                                      into that location would bring       vided for the new Target, and
                                                      benefits to the neighborhood         will also include the existing
                                                      and the city as a whole, and         Food 4 Less supermarket,
                                                      this project will do that.”          which currently does not have
                                                         Staff from the Long Beach         a cart containment system.
                                                      Redevelopment Agency and             This program was approved
                                                      the city’s Economic Develop-         by the City Council last year
                                                      ment Bureau have been work-          and is required for new con-
                                                      ing for more than two years to       struction greater than 5,000
                                                      negotiate a deal on the site.        square feet in area.
                                                      The project will bring not              The new Target will be
                                                      only retail jobs, but construc-      located next to the existing
                                                      tion jobs as well.                   Food 4 Less supermarket and
                                                         “This is a win-win project        will replace the closed Home
                                                      for the city, especially North       Base store. It will sell general
                                                      Long Beach,” said Patrick            merchandise, beer and wine.
                                                      West, executive director of the         The overall building
                                                      Redevelopment Agency and             design is livelier than a tra-
                                                      director of the Community            ditional big-box retailer, and
                                                      Development Department. “It          includes contemporary ele-
                                                      is also a part of the extensive      ments such as canopies and
                                                      redevelopment underway in            recessed Target bullseye
                                                      North Long Beach. Between            logos appearing as texture
                                                      the Agency’s work on                 on the exterior walls. Dis-
                                                      streetscape improvements,            play windows and an
                                                      North Village revitalization         enhanced entry are also pro-
                                                      and corridor improvements,           vided. The parking areas as
                                                      redevelopment projects are           well as the perimeter of the
                                                      making a real difference in          site will be enhanced with
                                                      North Long Beach.”                   new landscaping.


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Award winners of the Buono’s
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spotlight as the Long Beach
Armada professional baseball
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                                                                                                                          R    egister now for summer music courses at Jammin
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                                    Buono’s Pizza owner Frank Buono congratulates the
School in San Pedro and                                                                                                   register by phone, call (562) 490-0222. For more infor-
                                    winners at Los Cerritos Elementary School.
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grader from Los Cerritos Ele-         Cal State Long Beach                               more and more youth and
mentary School in Long
Beach, will read their poems
                                    Department of English profes-
                                    sors Dr. Gerald Locklin and
                                                                                         schools participating each
                                                                                         year and delighted that this     T     he annual Summer Pops Concert will return to
                                                                                                                                Long Beach City College, located at 4901 East Car-
                                                                                                                          son Street, at 6 p.m. Monday, July 9. As in the past, it will
as part of the pre-game festiv-     Rafael Zepeda and a panel of                         educational experience has
ities. One of them will also        youth members of the San                             brought so much joy to the       take place under the trees in front of the auditorium, just
throw out the ceremonial first      Pedro Boys & Girls Club                              children and their families,”    south of Harvey Way in Long Beach. The public is invited
pitch of the game.                  TEENSupreme served as the                            said restaurant general man-     to bring their picnic supper, blankets and chairs and enjoy
   It’s all part of the baseball    judges for the two “overall                          ager/owner Frank Buono.          an evening of music performed by the Long Beach City
team’s spectacular Italian Her-     best” categories—Poets’ and                             For information about the     College Wind Symphony and the band of the California
itage Night, which Buono’s is       Kids’ Choice awards.                                 annual school poetry contest     Battalion. Beginning at 5 p.m., picnic dinners will be sold
sponsoring. The evening also          According to Locklin, the                          contact Frank Buono at (562)     for $4.75, which include chicken, potato salad, fruit and a
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                                                                                         Night and the Armada ball-
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                                                                                                                          D    ance the night away as the Museum of Latin
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                                                                                                                          Long Beach, hosts an incredible dance party at 8 p.m.,
National Anthem.                      “We are pleased to see                             www.LongBeachArmada.com.         Saturday, June 23. The event will feature two well-
                                                                                                                          known bands from Cuba and Venezuela, as well as a DJ,
ICT                                                                                                                       a dance contest and professional Latin dancers who will
                                                                                                                          perform mambo, cumbia, cha-cha, salsa and merengue.
continued from page 12                                                                                                    The entrance fee is $25 for members and $30 for non-
to time at the rear of the stage    days, Fridays and Saturdays at                       information and reservations     members. For reservations, call (562) 437-1689.
for the amusing little props that   8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Tick-                      or visit www.ictlongbeach.org.
add to the show’s fun.              ets are $35 and $40 on Thurs-
   What elevates Five Course        days; $40 and $45 on Fridays,
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the Long Beach Performing                   make learning FUN!”
Arts Center, located at 300 East          3972 Atlantic Avenue
Ocean Boulevard, through July                    (562) 490-0222
15. Performances are Thurs-         Tu-Fri :11-7 • Sat: 11-5 • Call for free Brochure!



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14             SIGNAL TRIBUNE                                                               HEALTH                                                                        JUNE 21, 2007

Intake appointments begin July 5 to participate
in CHLB Wellness Program, free nutrition classes
   Community Hospital of                            Avenue in Long Beach, and               December. Some of the topics     Fridays, and afternoons on        along with muscle condition-
Long Beach’s (CHLB) nutri-                          are provided free of charge             to be covered in Session 4       Mondays, Wednesdays, Thurs-       ing, floor exercises and abs on
tion program announces its                          through a grant from the Uni-           include: Principles of Nutri-    days and Fridays.                 Wednesdays and Fridays from
Session 4 schedule of classes.                      Health Foundation. All                  tion, Meal Planning, Healthier      The children’s nutrition       5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Added this session are fam-                         classes are open to CHLB                Snack Options, Nutrition and     classes will be on Tuesdays and      Pilates classes are offered
ily/children nutrition classes                      employees and members of                Exercise, Tips for Eating Out    Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to      on Mondays and Wednesdays
for children ages 6 to 8 and 9                      the local community.                    and Healthier Recipes.           7:30 p.m. For a complete          from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and
to 12. Nutrition counseling                            The Session 4 nutrition                 Prior to beginning the        schedule of classes and to        Tuesdays and Thursdays from
and classes are offered on the                      class schedule begins Mon-              CHLB nutrition program, par-     make an appointment, call         6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pilates
CHLB campus, 1720 Termino                           day, July 23 and runs through           ticipants must schedule an       (562) 494-0764.                   helps to balance and
                                                                                            assessment or intake with one       Fitness classes continue       strengthen the body’s core
                                                                                            of the nutrition counselors.     with the following schedule:      with stretching exercises for
                                                                                            Assessments begin Thursdays         Low Impact Body Con-           the abdomen, legs and inner
    The Dental Salon                                                                        —July 5, 12 and 19; Fri-
                                                                                            days—July 6, 13 and 20; and
                                                                                                                             touring and Strength Training
                                                                                                                             for all ages and fitness levels
                                                                                                                                                               thigh areas. It also helps with
                                                                                                                                                               posture by lengthening mus-
  Complete Dental Services:                                                                 Saturdays—July 7, 14 and 21.     on Tuesdays and Thursdays         cles and aligning the spine.
  • Teeth Whitening – 1 Hour Zoom                                                              Nutrition counseling and      from 1 to 2 p.m.                     To join the fitness program,
  • Cosmetic Bonding                                                                        classes are offered mornings        Hi-Lo Training, a high         just attend one of the sched-
  • Complete & Partial Dentures                                                             on Mondays, Tuesdays and         intensity low impact aerobics     uled classes and fill out a
  • Gum Treatment
  • White Fillings
                                                                                                                                                               health & fitness assessment.
  • Crowns, Bridges and Veneers                                                                                                                                   The CHLB Wellness Pro-
                                                                                                                                                               gram provides free fitness,
                              Take-Home
  FREE                        Whitening Kit
 Reg. $300 - With complete exam, full mouth X-rays, and cleaning.   Francine Bickham, DDS
                                                                                                                                                               nutrition and diabetes support
                                                                                                                                                               groups, and offers assessments,
                                                                                                                                                               preventive services, education,
  Most PPO insurance may cover these services. Expires 7/31/07        UCLA Graduate                                                                            health lectures and activities, as
                                                                                                                                                               well as chronic disease man-
             Walk-ins and emergencies welcomed.                                                                                                                agement to all CHLB employ-
         All insurance considered. Indemnity, Medi-Cal & PPO’s.
                              We pamper your smile!                                                                                                            ees and members of the
                                                                                                                                                               surrounding community.
        1075 E. Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite D, Long Beach                                                                                                            For more information and
                                    562-591-4028                                                                                                               appointments, call (562) 494-
                     Mon 9am-3pm • Tue, Wed, Fri 9am-6pm                                                                                                       0764 or visit www.chlb.org.
                        Every other Saturday 9am-3pm




                                                                                                                    (562) 498-1000
                                                                                                                         www.chlb.org
                                                                                                                When you have a choice,
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                    IRC / SERVICES & INFORMATION FOR SENIORS

                                    1720 Termino Avenue (at Pacific Coast Highway – near the Traffic Circle)
                                                     Long Beach • 90804 • www.chlb.org
JUNE 21, 2007                                               COMMUNITY                                                                 SIGNAL TRIBUNE        15
  Gifts that are sweet and ready to eat
  BY OFELIA SAENZ
  Staff Writer

     Looking for a great way
  to say something sweet to
  that special someone—what
  sweeter way than with food
  on a stick. The newly opened
  Edible Arrangements located
  at 4102 Orange Avenue in
  Long Beach creates enticing
  fruit bouquets that are as
  lovely as they are delicious.
     “These days, many peo-
  ple are health conscious,”
  said Veronica Billingsly,
  owner of the California
  Heights location.
     She and her husband Carl
                                Carl and Veronica Billingsly hold up one of their
  opened the doors of their
                                bountiful bouquets.      Barbara Holbrook/Signal Tribune
  new business May 7 and cel-
  ebrated the official grand lightly dipped in chocolate Billingsly: “Not only does it
  opening last Friday with a and Granny Smith apples look good, it tastes good too.”
  ribbon-cutting and lots of dusted in coconut flakes.         For information or to
  tasty treats such as flower-    The best thing about the place an order, call (562)
  shaped pineapple skewers bouquets, according to 988-2468.


Amateur ham radio operators across
the country go out in the field
   For 75 years, amateur radio   ham radio people are often the     week long Amateur Radio            “America’s Trusted Non-Medical source of
operators across the country     first to provide critical infor-   Week, sponsored by the non-        Companionship & Home Care for Seniors”
have been providing emer-        mation and communications.         profit National Association         We Offer:
gency communications when           On Saturday and Sunday,         for Amateur Radio (ARRL).          • Meals, Housecleaning
other systems failed or over-    the public will have a chance      Using only emergency power           & Companionship
loaded in a crisis.              to meet and talk with these        supplies, ham operators will       • Bathing & Hygiene
   Each year they take their     ham radio operators and see        construct emergency stations       • Drive to Appointments & Errands
equipment into unusual loca-     for themselves what the Ama-       in parks, shopping malls,          • Specialist in Alzheimer's Care
tions to test and make sure      teur Radio Service is all          schools and backyards around       • Supervised Employees &
ham radio will always be         about.                             the country.                         Quality Assurance
there to get the message            Showing the newest digital         Their slogan, “Ham radio        • National Background Checks
through. This year is the 75th   and satellite capabilities,        works when other systems           • Insured & Trained Caregivers
annual Field Day, as thou-       voice communications and           don’t,” is more than just words    • Flexible Day/Night/Hourly, 24 Hour & Live-In Service
sands of ham radio operators     even historical Morse code,        to the hams as they prove they
will be showing off their        hams from across the country       can send messages in many                              Call for Complimentary In-Home Assessment
emergency capabilities this      will be hosting public demon-      forms without the use of phone        FREE                    562-596-4884
weekend.                         strations of emergency com-        systems, the Internet or any       In-Home Care
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amateur radio—often called          This annual event, called       compromised in a crisis.                                          Long Beach
                                                                                                         VETERANS            w w w. h o m e i n s t e a d . c o m
ham radio—was frequently the     Field Day, is the climax of the                see RADIO page 16
only way people could com-
municate, and hundreds of vol-
unteer “hams” traveled south
to save lives and property.
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16     SIGNAL TRIBUNE                                             BUSINESS                                                                JUNE 21, 2007


Focus On Business
            SH mom brews successful coffee business
BY OFELIA SAENZ                   then I still have time to help
Staff Writer                      out at his school.”
                                     The Del Riveros started
   Bertha Del Rivero proba-       their company as an import
bly put in fewer hours of         business that specializes in
work each week when she           industrial equipment. A year
was the public relations          later, with a bit of encourage-
spokesperson for the Lyn-         ment from Bertha’s mother, the
wood School District, or          couple expanded to include a
back when she was an editor       division of the corporation
for the Spanish language          known as Mex Gourmet. The
newspaper El Economico, or        new division, also an import
during her days as a freelance    business, brings products such
journalist. Since becoming a      as Café Garat, Mexico’s pre-
business owner, however, she      mier gourmet coffee, to stores,
believes she has found the        restaurants and offices in the
secret to being a successful      United States.
businesswoman without                Served in high-end restau-
missing out on family time.       rants and hotels throughout
   Del Rivero is the CEO of       Mexico, Café Garat is made
Global Commercial Trading,        from 100 percent Arabica cof-
                                                                    Bertha Del Rivero, owner of Mex Gourmet, finds working from home
a company she and her hus-        fee beans grown in the south
                                                                    demanding yet rewarding.                                  Ofelia Saenz/Signal Tribune
band started about five years     of Mexico. Mex Gourmet is
ago. Now the Signal Hill          the exclusive U.S. distributor restaurant,” Del Rivero said. Yucatan peninsula, Del Rivero    “Having your own busi-
full-time mother of two           of the product.                   “And my mom had another is attending industry conven- ness is always rewarding,”
merges business hours with           Although Del Rivero restaurant and she was tions like the one she’ll be Del Rivero said. “It’s a real
family hours and manages to       started her career in a different always in the food business.” speaking at next month in family business.”
make the most of both.            industry, she said it’s her fam-     When she’s not promoting Chicago—Del Rivero will         For more information or
   “My kids work in the busi-     ily’s background with food coffee and other Mexican give a presentation on build- to purchase products online,
ness too,” Del Rivero said.       that brought her ultimately to gourmet products such as sal- ing brands in the Hispanic visit www.MexGourmet.us,
“My son loves to help me put      the specialty food market.        sas from Sonora, moles from market, a subject with which or contact Bertha Del Rivero
the packages together...and          “My grandmother had a Oaxaca and honey from the she’s become very familiar.             at (562) 498-1081.


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                                               All Versions                                       More than 30,000 amateur      Dorado Regional Park Satur-
                                                   Installation                                radio operators across the       day and Sunday. They are
 Betty Colston                            Set-Up & Customize                                   country participated in last     inviting the public to come
                                           Data Entry Training                                 year’s event.                    and see ham radio’s capabili-
 Certified Professional Advisor                                                                   “We hope that people will     ties and learn how to get their
                                            Problem Solutions
 (562) 597-4273                             Telephone Support
                                                                     Puzzled about
                                                                                               come and see for themselves,     own FCC radio license before
                                                                                               this is not your grandfather’s   the next disaster strikes.
        ASK ABOUT BOOKKEEPING SERVICES.
                                                                   your Home Loan              radio anymore,” said Allen          For more information, call
                                                                          Options?             Pitts of the ARRL. “The com-     the Associated Radio Amateurs
                                                                                               munications networks that        of Long Beach chairman Den-
                                                                       Want some               ham radio people can quickly     nis Kidder at (562) 858-2883.
                                                                                               create have saved many lives        The United Radio Amateur
                                                                   black and white             in the past months when other    Club is also holding its own
                                                                          answers?             systems failed or were over-     demonstration at Angels Gate
                                                                                               loaded.”                         Park, 3601 South Gaffey Street
                                                                         24-Hour Free             In the Long Beach area, the   in San Pedro on Saturday from
                                                                     Recorded Message          Associated Radio Amateurs of     11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more
                                                                   877-860-6161 ex 79          Long Beach will be demon-        information contact Doug
                                                                                               strating amateur radio at El     Dowds at (310) 548-7618.
JUNE 21, 2007                                                                                                                                SIGNAL TRIBUNE        17

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 Securities offered through: SII Investments, Inc. Member NASD/SIPC.
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                                                                                        (562) 424-6489 or
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18           SIGNAL TRIBUNE                                            BUSINESS DIRECTORY                                                                                                                                      JUNE 21, 2007

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JUNE 21, 2007                                                                                   LEGAL NOTICES                                                                                                                       SIGNAL TRIBUNE                           19
                      TST2403 / 20071281910                                another under federal, state, or common law (see section                 mation in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Barbara
           FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following persons are doing business as: NEW WORLD
                                                                           14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Sig-
                                                                           nal Tribune: June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2007.
                                                                                                                                                    Holbrook. The registrant has begun to transact business under
                                                                                                                                                    the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Date
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GREYHOUNDS
LICENSING, 2420 E. 28th St., Unit 11, Signal Hill, CA 90755.                                                                                        started business was January, 2006. This statement was filed
                                                                                                 TST2414 / 20071346826
Registrant: 1. ROBERT E. SCHAUER, 2. PATRICIA A.                                                                                                    with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on June 12, 2007.
SCHAUER, 3508 Maple, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. This
business is conducted by: husband and wife. I declare that all
                                                                                       FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
                                                                           The following person is doing business as: 1. LM GEN CON-
                                                                                                                                                    NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires five                            GREYHOUND
                                                                                                                                                    years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk.
                                                                           STRUCTION AND HANDYMAN SVCS, 2. NEIGHBOR HANDY-
information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: 1.                                                                                       A new fictitious business name statement must be filed prior to
Robert E. Schauer, 2. Patricia A. Schauer. The registrants have
                                                                           MAN SERVICES, 1709 E. Luray St., Long Beach, CA 90807.
                                                                           Registrant: MARCY ESGUERRA, 1709 E. Luray St., Long
                                                                                                                                                    that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize         Adoptions through
begun to transact business under the fictitious business name                                                                                       the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of
                                                                           Beach, CA 90807. This business is conducted by: an individual.
or names listed herein. Date started business was May 1,
                                                                           I declare that all information in this statement is true and cor-
                                                                                                                                                    the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (see           Greyhound Pets of America
2002. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los                                                                                         section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub.
                                                                           rect. Signed: Marcy Esguerra. The registrant has not yet begun
Angeles County on May 29, 2007. NOTICE: This fictitious busi-                                                                                       The Signal Tribune: June 14, 21, 28, & July 5, 2007.
ness name statement expires five years from the date it was
                                                                           to transact business under the fictitious business name or
                                                                           names listed herein. This statement was filed with the county                                 TST2425 / 20071415366
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filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business
                                                                           clerk of Los Angeles County on June 4, 2007. NOTICE: This fic-                     FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of
                                                                           titious business name statement expires five years from the              The following person is doing business as: FAMILIA RANCH                   Joyce at (562) 694-3519
this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state
                                                                           date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious    MARKET, 2210 Pacific Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806. Regis-
of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of
another under federal, state, or common law (see section
                                                                           business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The
                                                                           filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this
                                                                                                                                                    trant: SOPHANNARA PADILLA, 27025 Rockvale Terrace,
                                                                                                                                                    Moreno Valley, CA 92555. This business is conducted by: an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Make a Fast Friend... Adopt
14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Sig-
                                                                           state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of        individual. I declare that all information in this statement is true
nal Tribune: May 31, & June 7, 14, 21, 2007.
                                                                           another under federal, state, or common law (see section                 and correct. Signed: Sophannara Padilla. The registrant has               an Ex-Racing Greyhound
                   TST2404 / 20071281911                                   14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Sig-             begun to transact business under the fictitious business name
          FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT                               nal Tribune: June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2007.                                   or names listed herein. Date started business was June 6,
The following person is doing business as: SIGNAL PCS,                                           TST2415 / 20071356908                              2007. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los
LLC, 3199 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. #105, Signal Hill, CA
90755. Registrant: SHIN ISRAEL KIN, 3662 Sego St.,
                                                                                       FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
                                                                           The following person is doing business as: PHANTOM’S PAW,
                                                                                                                                                    Angeles County on June 12, 2007. NOTICE: This fictitious
                                                                                                                                                    business name statement expires five years from the date it
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Irvine, CA 92606. This business is conducted by: a lim-                    9459 Harvard St., Bellflower, CA 90706. Registrant: DAVID                was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious busi-
ited liability company. I declare that all information in                  COMINOLO, 9459 Harvard St., Bellflower, CA 90706. This busi-             ness name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing
this statement is true and correct. Signed: Shin I. Kim,                   ness is conducted by: a husband and wife. I declare that all infor-      of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Help For Pee-Shy Syndrome
Owner. The registrant has not yet begun to transact
business under the fictitious business name or names
                                                                           mation in this statement is true and correct. Signed: David
                                                                           Cominolo. The registrant has begun to transact business under
                                                                                                                                                    state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of
                                                                                                                                                    another under federal, state, or common law (see section                     www.shybladder.org
listed herein. This statement was filed with the county                    the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Date started        14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Sig-
clerk of Los Angeles County on May 29, 2007. NOTICE:                       business was in 2003. This statement was filed with the county           nal Tribune: June 14, 21, 28, & July 5, 2007.
This fictitious business name statement expires five                       clerk of Los Angeles County on June 5, 2007. NOTICE: This ficti-                                                                                                     TST2428 / 20071474466
years from the date it was filed in the office of the                      tious business name statement expires five years from the date it                                                                                         FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                 TST2421                                   The following person is doing business as: 1. REASONABLY
county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement                     was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious busi-
                                                                                                                                                          NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF                       RHETORICAL RACHAEL, 2. RACHAEL STILLMAN, 1270 E.
must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this state-                ness name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of
                                                                                                                                                            NICHOLAS S. BONNESS aka NICK S. BONNESS                        37th St., Long Beach, CA 90807. Registrant: RACHAEL RIFKIN,
ment does not of itself authorize the use in this state of                 this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of
                                                                                                                                                                           Case No. NP012338                               1270 E. 37th St., Long Beach, CA 90807. This business is con-
a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of                   a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another
                                                                                                                                                    To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and      ducted by: an individual. I declare that all information in this
another under federal, state, or common law (see sec-                      under federal, state, or common law (see section 14411 et seq.,
                                                                                                                                                    persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate,         statement is true and correct. Signed: Rachael Rifkin. The reg-
tion 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code).                        Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: June
                                                                                                                                                    or both, of NICHOLAS S. BONNESS aka NICK S. BONNESS                    istrant has begun to transact business under the fictitious busi-
Pub. The Signal Tribune: May 31, & June 7, 14, 21, 2007.                   7, 14, 21, 28, 2007.TST2420 / 20071140735
                                                                                                                                                    A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by Nicholas S. Bon-              ness name or names listed herein. Date started business was
                    TST2405 / 20071281940                                                        TST2420 / 20071140735                              ness Jr, in the Superior Court of California, County of LOS            March, 2005. This statement was filed with the county clerk of
           FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT                                        FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT                             ANGELES.                                                               Los Angeles County on June 19, 2007. NOTICE: This fictitious
The following person is doing business as: 1. FRESH GRAPH-                 The following person is doing business as: THE MUFFIN MAN,               THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that Nicholas S. Bon-                business name statement expires five years from the date it
ICS, 2. FRESH!, 3520 Long Beach Blvd. #214, Long Beach, CA                 1700 Orizaba Ave. #301, Long Beach, CA 90804. Registrant:                ness Jr, be appointed as personal representative to administer         was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious busi-
90807. Registrant: LUIS MAIMONI, 4313 Gardenia Ave., Long                  VANESSA WRIDER, 1700 Orizaba Ave. #301, Long Beach, CA                   the estate of the decedent.                                            ness name statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing
Beach, CA 90807. This business is conducted by: an individ-                90804. This business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that      THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate               of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this
ual. I declare that all information in this statement is true and          all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed:           under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This             state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of
correct. Signed: Luis Maimoni. The registrant has begun to                 Vanessa Wrider. The registrant has not begun to transact busi-           authority will allow the personal representative to take many          another under federal, state, or common law (see section
transact business under the fictitious business name or names              ness under the fictitious business name or names listed herein.          actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain        14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Sig-
listed herein. Date started business was April 1, 1987. This               This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles            very important actions, however, the personal representative           nal Tribune: June 21, 28, & July 5, 12, 2007.
statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles                   County on May 10, 2007. NOTICE: This fictitious business name            will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they
County on May 29, 2007. NOTICE: This fictitious business                   statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office    have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The                                 TST2429 / 20071474465
name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in            of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement            independent administration authority will be granted unless an                   FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name             must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does      interested person files an objection to the petition and shows         The following person is doing business as: EXPEDITE COLLI-
statement must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this             not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business   good cause why the court should not grant the authority.               SION CENTER INC. DBA EXPEDITE TOWING, 1455 E. Spring
statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a          name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or      A HEARING on the petition will be held on July 12, 2007 at 9:00        St., Long Beach, CA 90806. Registrant: EXPEDITE COLLISION
fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another             common law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Profes-              AM in Dept. No. H located at 415 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach,           CENTER INC., 1455 E. Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90806. This
under federal, state, or common law (see section 14411 et                  sions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2007.          CA 90802.                                                              business is conducted by: a corporation. I declare that all infor-
seq., Business and Professions Code). Pub. The Signal Tri-                                                                                          IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should              mation in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Abdel
                                                                                                TST2423 / 20071373284                                                                                                      Balta, President. The registrant has begun to transact business
bune: May 31, & June 7, 14, 21, 2007.                                                                                                               appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written
                                                                                      FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT                                                                                                   under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Date
                                                                                                                                                    objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance
                      TST2409 / 20071354392                                The following person is doing business as: AT YOUR DIS-                                                                                         started business was October 26, 2006. This statement was
                                                                                                                                                    may be in person or by your attorney.
           FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT                              POSAL PET WASTE REMOVAL, 1427 E. Michelson St., Long                                                                                            filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on June 19,
                                                                                                                                                    IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the
The following person is doing business as: DDR PROJECTS,                   Beach, CA 90805. Registrant: SUSAN ANN GRIMES, 1427                                                                                             2007. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires
                                                                                                                                                    deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a
1532 E. Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802. Registrant: JOHN                   Michelson St., Long Beach, CA 90805. This business is con-                                                                                      five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county
                                                                                                                                                    copy to the personal representative appointed by the court
GELDBACH, 3546 Gaviota Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807. This                    ducted by: an individual. I declare that all information in this                                                                                clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed
                                                                                                                                                    within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as
business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that all infor-         statement is true and correct. Signed: Susan Grimes. The reg-                                                                                   prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself
                                                                                                                                                    provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing
mation in this statement is true and correct. Signed: John Geld-           istrant has not yet begun to transact business under the ficti-                                                                                 authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in
                                                                                                                                                    claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date
bach. The registrant has not yet begun to transact business                tious business name or names listed herein. This statement                                                                                      violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common
                                                                                                                                                    noticed above.
under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. This            was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on June                                                                                   law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions
                                                                                                                                                    YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a per-
statement was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County            6, 2007. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement                                                                                        Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: June 21, 28, & July 5, 12, 2007.
                                                                                                                                                    son interested in the estate, you may file with the court a
on June 5, 2007. NOTICE: This fictitious business name state-              expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the
                                                                                                                                                    Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an                                TST2427 / 20071179562
ment expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of        county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must
                                                                                                                                                    inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or           STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS
the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must            be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not
                                                                                                                                                    account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request                                    BUSINESS NAME
be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of      of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business
                                                                                                                                                    for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk.             The following person has abandoned the use of the fictitious
itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name       name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state,
                                                                                                                                                                                                Attorney for petitioner:   business name: CREATED 4 INFANTS AND TODDLERS CHILD
in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or com-        or common law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACY A STEVENSON ESQ            DEVELOPMENT CENTER, located at 3610 E. Ransom St., Long
mon law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions               fessions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: June 14, 21, 28, &
                                                                                                                                                                                          PHILLIP C. LEMMONS ESQ           Beach, CA 90804. The fictitious business name referred to
Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2007.                  July 5, 2007.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      LAW OFFICE OF        above was filed on October 28, 2004, original File No. 04-
                      TST2410 / 20071354393                                                   TST2424 / 20071415365                                                                             PHILLIP C LEMMONS          2792903, in the County of Los Angeles. Registrant: DIANN C.
          FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT                                        FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT                                                                   10221 SLATER AVE STE 106          FAUNTLEROY, 3610 E. Ransom St., Long Beach, CA 90804.
The following person is doing business as: PANTEK FURNITURE,               The following person is doing business as: BARD’S ART, 2136                                                  FOUNTAIN VALLEY CA 92708           This business is conducted by: an individual. Signed: Diann C.
41 Hillgrass, Irvine, CA 92603. Registrant: NOVELTY FURNITURE,             Gaviota Ave. #G, Signal Hill, CA 90755. Registrant: BARBARA                                        Signal Tribune                               Fauntleroy. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los
INC., . This business is conducted by: a corporation. I declare that       HOLBROOK, 2136 Gaviota Ave. #G, Signal Hill, CA 90755. This                            CN777650 18401 Jun 14,21,28, 2007                        Angeles County on May 15, 2007. The Signal Tribune: June 21,
all information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Kam-        business is conducted by: an individual. I declare that all infor-                                                                              28, & July 5, 12, 2007.
ran Naeim, President. The registrant has not yet begun to transact
business under the fictitious business name or names listed
herein. This statement was filed with the county clerk of Los
Angeles County on June 5, 2007. NOTICE: This fictitious business
name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the
office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name state-
ment must be filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement
does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious busi-
                                                                                  Signal Tribune Classified Ad Form
ness name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state,
or common law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Profes-
sions Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2007.                     Category:________________________ (example: For Sale, Emp[loyement, etc) Date(s) to Run:________________________________
                      TST2411 / 20071354394                                         * for auto sales license plate number must be included within the ad
           FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following person is doing business as: 1. WARRENSVILLE
STUDIOS, LLC, 2. THE SPORTS IDIOTS, 1018 E. 45th Way,
Long Beach, CA 90807. Registrant: WARRENSVILLE STUDIOS,
LLC, 1018 E. 45th Way, Long Beach, CA 90807. This business
is conducted by: a limited liability company. I declare that all
information in this statement is true and correct. Signed: Ter-
rence A. Johnson, Owner. The registrant has begun to transact
business under the fictitious business name or names listed
herein. Date started business was February 7, 2007. This state-
ment was filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on
June 5, 2007. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement
expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the
county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be
filed prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of
itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name
in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or com-
mon law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions
Code). Pub. The Signal Tribune: June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2007.
                     TST2412 / 20071331078
          FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following person is doing business as: CREATIONS BY KIA,
3648 Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807. Registrant: KAREN ALIX
BLEICH, 3648 Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807. This business
is conducted by: an individual. I declare that all information in this
statement is true and correct. Signed: Karen Alix Bleich. The
registrant has not yet begun to transact business under the ficti-
tious business name or names listed herein. This statement was
filed with the county clerk of Los Angeles County on June 1,
2007. NOTICE: This fictitious business name statement expires
five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county
clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed
prior to that date. The filing of this statement does not of itself                                5 line minimum. All classifieds start at $18. ADD $1 for additional lines. Prices are based on one week.
authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in vio-
lation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common                                               Multiply price by number of weeks you wish ad to run. Total:______________
law (see section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code).
Pub. The Signal Tribune: June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2007.
                      TST2413 / 20071143645                                          Name: _________________________________________________________________________
            FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The following person is doing business as: SPYGLASS
DESIGN, 6007 Eberle St., Lakewood, CA 90713. Registrant:                             Address: _______________________________________________________________________
NICHOLAS FORETER TRANSUE, 6007 Eberle St., Lakewood,
CA 90713. This business is conducted by: an individual. I
declare that all information in this statement is true and correct.                  City/State/ZIP:__________________________________________________________________
Signed: Nicholas F. Transue. The registrant has not yet begun
to transact business under the fictitious business name or
names listed herein. This statement was filed with the county                        Phone: _________________________________________________________________________
clerk of Los Angeles County on May 11, 2007. NOTICE: This
fictitious business name statement expires five years from the
date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious
business name statement must be filed prior to that date. The                                     To place a classified ad complete this form and fax to: (562) 427-1272 or
filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this
state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of                            mail to: Signal Tribune Newspaper 2669 Myrtle Ave., #111, Signal Hill, CA 90755
20   SIGNAL TRIBUNE                                                                                                             JUNE 21, 2007




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