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Entries from October 28th, 2011

Losing the music: the ACLU and Long Beach schools

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Commentary, Uncategorized

By Kerri Hikida • Director of Operations at Jammin’ Music & Arts The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) has long been lauded for its excellent school music programs. Starting in third grade, students were able to study the violin or cello, and in the fourth and fifth grades, they could also choose a woodwind […]

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Gabelich to host birthday-party fundraiser to benefit dog park

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Community

Eighth District Councilmember Rae Gabelich will host a birthday party for herself that will benefit the Uptown Dog Park at Scherer Park. The event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 7pm to 10pm at the Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., in Bixby Knolls.

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The Pythian Youth Foundation, the Signal Hill Community Foundation and Signal Tribune join forces to send children to camp

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Community

The Pythian Youth Foundation of California, in partnership with the Signal Hill Community Foundation and the Signal Tribune, will host “Italian for a Knight,” a benefit dinner on Thursday, Nov. 10 to help send children to camp. The event, which will take place at the Signal Hill Community Center, 1780 E. Hill St., from 6:30pm […]

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LBPD shares tips for safe trick-or-treating

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Community

Halloween can be great fun for both children and adults alike. The Long Beach Police Department is encouraging residents to practice the following safety tips and exercise common sense to ensure everyone has a good time, safely.

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Assembly members Bradford and Lowenthal convene hearing to find answers to southwest blackout

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Community

Assembly Members Bonnie Lowenthal (D–Long Beach) and Steven Bradford (D–Gardena) led a joint hearing Wednesday to discuss problems and solutions stemming from the southwest-area power outage that disabled power for more than five million area residents in California and parts of Arizona and Mexico last month.

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