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Entries from April 30th, 2010

Numerous events planned for Breakwater Awareness Month

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Fourth District Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell has declared the month of May “Breakwater Awareness Month.” The Long Beach Breakwater is a federal structure that was originally built for the city’s naval base. Since the closing of the base, numerous advocacy groups have asserted that reconfiguring the Breakwater can improve water quality, as well as provide recreation opportunities […]

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Van Hooten resigns as LB Playhouse executive director

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · News, theater, theatre

David Haberbush, president of the board of directors for the Long Beach Playhouse has announced the appointment of Andrew Vonderschmitt as the interim managing director effective immediately. Vonderschmitt replaces Joan Van Hooten, who has resigned from her position as executive director effective May 3, 2010.  “I feel that much of what I was hired to […]

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Origami exercise improves students’ understanding of math, science

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Education

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Dramatic Results, an award-winning educational agency based in Signal Hill, set its sights on Hamilton Middle School’s self-contained sixth-grade class last week to provide struggling students a relatable approach to math and science. The agency has helped more than 17,000 students throughout Long Beach and Compton’s public schools in […]

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FOLBA conducting low-cost microchip clinic

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · News

In 2009, a local dog owner was reunited with her poodle “Princess” because her microchip was traced to her Long Beach address. The dog had been missing for more than four years. In Long Beach, all animals are scanned three times when impounded in an effort to return them to their owners. On Saturday, May […]

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Thoughts from the Publisher

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

By Neena Strichart Steve and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary on Wednesday of last week. Our original plan (Plan A) was to take off for Las Vegas for a few days, find a little chapel and renew our vows, play the nickel slots and maybe see a show. Rethinking the matter, we decided to […]

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