Hughes Middle School’s ecological organization produces video to inform public about urban runoff

Generation Earth, an environmental-education program from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, hosts an annual competition, the Streets to the Sea Challenge, for middle-school students to create public awareness campaigns about urban runoff. As a submission to that competition, students who are part of the environmentally active Green Team at Hughes Middle School…

Longfellow Elementary named one of four state nominees for national environmental award

Longfellow Elementary School in Bixby Knolls has just been named one of four California finalist nominees for the new Green Ribbon Award, a federal program that recognizes schools for reducing environmental impact on their communities, promoting healthy school environments for their own students and staff, and offering high-quality environmental education. The nominations have been submitted…

Belmont Plaza Pool reopens after repairs

The indoor pool at Belmont Plaza Pool, 4000 Olympic Plaza, re-opened to the public with an open house on March 26. The pool had been closed for repairs since mid December. “The Belmont Plaza Pool is an important part of the Long Beach aquatic community,” said 3rd District Councilmember Gary DeLong.

LB Playhouse appoints new business and operations manager

The Long Beach Playhouse announced this week that it has selected Madison Mooney to serve as its business and operations manager. “I am very excited to have Madison join us as the business and pperations manager,” said Andrew Vonderschmitt, the producing artistic director for the Playhouse.

Tina Hansen to take the lead as Signal Hill mayor

CJ Dablo Staff Writer At Tuesday’s Signal Hill City Council meeting, the Council unanimously voted to appoint Tina Hansen to serve as the city’s new mayor and appointed Councilmember Michael Noll to serve as the vice mayor. “This upcoming year will truly showcase great achievements as we open our new police station, break ground on our…