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Entries Tagged as 'History'

More Burroughs alumni, staff share memories

April 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · History

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer So many people have come forward to share their memories and reflections of Burroughs Elementary School that the Signal Tribune has decided to make “Burroughs Elementary staff share memories of their school that will soon close” a three- or four-parter. The tight-knit school opened in 1950 and is slated for […]

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Burroughs Elementary staff share memories of their school that will soon close

April 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Education, History

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer The Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education approved budget cuts in February that have forced Burroughs Elementary School to close at the end of this academic year. Burroughs, with just under 300 students, has been selected for its low enrollment numbers. It is for that very reason that […]

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A history of California redevelopment

January 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment · History

1945 California Community Redevelopment Act allows cities and counties to establish redevelopment agencies to tackle urban blight (substantial, prevalent adverse physical and economic conditions) that hampers development and expansion within a community.

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Seals of approval

January 7th, 2011 · No Comments · History

Assistant to the City Manager Rebecca Burleson presented a visual history of Signal Hill’s city seals during Tuesday’s city council meeting on Jan. 4. The seals date as far back as 1924. Unfortunately, many of the names of the original artists who designed the seals have been lost. Burleson said they hope to use these […]

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Veterans Saluted

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments · History, Holiday

Last Saturday’s Long Beach Veterans Day Parade featured bands, military processionals, veterans groups, grand marshals, local dignitaries, children’s groups, law-enforcement vehicles and personnel as well as local businesses showing their appreciation for veterans.

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