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Entries from May 27th, 2011

Signal Tribune – Vol. 32 No. 51 – May 27, 2011

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Full Issue

Read/download the full issue, including advertisements, here. Previous issues of the Signal Tribune can be found here.

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Signal Hill budget workshop highlights both successes and newer concerns

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · News

By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Yes, Signal Hill presented a few fat numbers that mark another balanced budget for the city’s next fiscal year. Yet, Tuesday night’s budget workshop made it clear that the Council will still have to determine how they’ll manage increased costs and which programs and services will be essential to keep.

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Local teachers and families rally at Longfellow Elementary to speak out against education cuts

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Education, News

By Steven Piper Staff Writer According to Educate Our State, a nonprofit organization composed of parents concerned about education in the budget-cut-ridden state of California, the state currently ranks last in teacher-to-student ratio, librarian-to-student ratio, and guidance-counselor-to-student ratio. Also, more than 30 percent of California students do not graduate from high school.

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JetBlue Airlines makes its inaugural flight from LGB to Anchorage

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · News

By Steven Piper Staff Writer If locals’ summer vacation plans are still in the works, then utilizing JetBlue’s new, seasonal route to Anchorage, Alaska out of Long Beach Airport (LGB) might be worth taking advantage of. The inaugural flight to the airline’s new destination was Monday afternoon, and one-way tickets will be as low as […]

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Cubberly, Garfield workers selected as LBUSD Employees of the Year

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Education

Cubberley K-8 School plant manager Sam Hill and Garfield Elementary School intermediate office assistant Dianna Bisnar tied for the Long Beach Unified School District’s (LBUSD) Classified Employee of the Year Award announced at a ceremony last Friday in honor of Classified Employee Week.

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