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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April 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · History
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.