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Entries from January 29th, 2010

CA superintendent praises LBUSD’s student data methods

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Education

In his 7th annual State of Education Address to educators, policymakers, students and parents last Friday, California Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell praised the Long Beach Unified School District’s use of student performance data to improve instruction. “Let me give you one great example of using data to improve instruction,” O’Connell said. “About 16 […]

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Found Theatre getting SASSy again

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Entertainment

Found Theatre will continue to let an ancient art form step into the modern world with its Sunday Adult Storytelling Series (SASS!), storytelling by adults for adults, on four Sundays in 2010. On Feb. 21 at 7pm, Ellaraino, the Teller of Tales, Legends, History and Personal Stories, will lead the Found’s audience on a journey […]

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Chocolate lovers’ dream to come true in Belmont Shore

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Community

An estimated 2,500 are expected to attend the Belmont Shore Chocolate Festival to enjoy a wide array of chocolate treats offered by nearly two-dozen Belmont Shore businesses. The culinary event will take place Saturday, Feb. 6 from 1pm to 4pm. There is no entry fee for the event– only the cost of tickets used to […]

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City of LB implements hot line to inform residents of storm-damage help

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · News

The City of Long Beach has established a special hot line and web page to help residents and business learn about opportunities for assistance if they suffered damage in the recent storms that dropped approximately seven inches of rain within several days.

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Local storm victims may qualify for tax-filing extensions

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Jerome Horton, vice chairman of the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), last week announced that extensions for filing, audits, billing notices, assessments and relief from subsequent penalties are available for those individuals and/or businesses impacted by the recent storms in Los Angeles County. The governor had declared a state of emergency in five California […]

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