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Entries from November 13th, 2009

St. Barnabas assembly focuses on freedom as it honors members of armed forces

November 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Community

Photos and story by Nick Diamantides Staff Writer On Tuesday morning, the entire student body (235 students) of St. Barnabas Parish School, their teachers and some of their parents paid tribute to those who served or are now serving the United States in one of the branches of the military. The pupils gathered in the […]

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Fewer teachers & programs, larger classes loom in wake of Measure T’s defeat

November 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Education, News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Parents of children who attend public schools in the Long Beach area can expect to see fewer teachers and programs as a result of an ongoing budget crisis. Last week (November 3) voters in Long Beach soundly rejected Measure T– a proposed parcel tax that would have brought $12 million […]

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LB Council modifies proposed ordinance to regulate marijuana dispensaries

November 13th, 2009 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer During its Tuesday night meeting, the Long Beach City Council appeared ready to pass an ordinance that regulates the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. The law, however, will have to wait a few weeks to be passed. Several council members expressed concerns about some of the provisions […]

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SHPD enforcing Click It or Ticket campaign during holidays

November 13th, 2009 · No Comments · News

The Signal Hill Police Department, in an effort to help bring everyone home safe for the holidays, will be aggressively enforcing the state’s seat belt and child safety seat laws during a Click It or Ticket mobilization, taking place November 17-30. The campaign relies on heavy enforcement and public education as a means to help […]

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Alpert Center to host free seminar on caring for elderly family members

November 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, Health

Members of the business and local communities are invited to attend a free seminar designed to help working families balance their busy lives while caring for aging loved ones. “Balancing Careers and Aging Families: Care Options and Resources for Decision-Making” will take place Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 3pm to 5pm at the Alpert Jewish Community […]

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