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Entries from January 27th, 2012

18-year-old LB resident charged with recent murder, attempted murder

January 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

On Jan. 18, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against a suspect believed to be responsible for the Jan. 5, 2012 murder of 19-year-old Jeff Pouncil of Long Beach and the attempted murder of a 19-year-old male from Long Beach who was with Pouncil at the time of the shooting, which occurred […]

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David Barton resigns from school board

January 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education member David Barton has announced his resignation from the school board. Barton was first elected in 2006 to represent LBUSD’s District 5, which includes Millikan and Lakewood high schools along with surrounding elementary and middle schools.

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LBUSD found not liable in Ross case

January 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

A jury in the Melody Ross civil case returned a verdict in favor of the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) Tuesday. The jury awarded no damages, finding the school district in no way liable for the off-campus, fatal shooting of the Wilson Classical High School student on Oct. 30, 2009, according to a press […]

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Steinhauser chosen to co-chair Educator Excellence Task Force

January 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Long Beach Unified School District Superintendent Christopher J. Steinhauser will co-chair a new statewide Educator Excellence Task Force, according to a recent announcement from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson.

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Thoughts from the Publisher

January 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

Neena Strichart Publisher I attended the Signal Hill Parks and Recreation Commission meeting last Wednesday evening to get an update on the new proposed library. Seeing all the new plans was very exciting, and although the details may not be hammered out yet, I think we are certainly on the way to a new, state-of-the-art […]

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