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Spotlight on Advertisers: R U For Travel

Online travel Web site R U For Travel is now offering exclusive packages to the 2008 Summer Olympics in China. Spend this August with the world’s top athletes visiting the sights of Beijing, Shanghai and Suzhou with multiple tours ranging from seven to 11 days. For more information, visit

Four LBUSD schools make national honor roll

Four schools in the Long Beach Unified School District have made the National Center for Urban School Transformation’s 2008 National Honor Roll, a distinction shared by only 53 schools nationwide. Tucker, Signal Hill and King elementary schools, along with Robinson K-8 Academy, each made the honor roll. Of these four local schools, both Tucker and…

CSULB names new VP for academic technology

Don E. Gardner has been named the new associate vice president for academic technology at California State University, Long Beach. He will begin his new position Feb. 1. “I am confident that Dr. Gardner will provide strong, wise and forward-looking leadership in the area of academic technology and technology planning,” Provost and Senior Vice President…

5-year-old could be next golf wunderkind

When golfers took to the links at Trump National Golf Club in Ranchos Palos Verdes recently for the K-Earth 101 Celebrity Golf Tournament to benefit the Bob Hope USO, all eyes weren’t necessarily on the celebrities. Five-year-old Long Beach resident and golf phenomenon Jaden Cantafio caused a stir among the crowd with his prowess on…

Piercers, tattoo artists display art ‘Underground’

Underground Salon and Skin Care, in association with Outer Limits Tattoo Studio, is hosting an art show featuring works from tattoo artists and body piercers on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Entitled “Underground,” the exhibit will showcase artwork in mediums of painting, drawing and photography.