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Entries from April 26th, 2013

Long Beach City College celebrates 85th anniversary by honoring faculty, staff

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Education

In celebration of its 85th anniversary, Long Beach City College is asking all Viking alumni to name their favorite LBCC faculty or staff member for a donation of $85, symbolic of the College’s 85th anniversary. Honorees will be recognized in the 85th anniversary commemorative book and at a gala. “As we celebrate 85 years of […]

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Local educators, parents discuss controversial documentary on competitive nature of schools

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Education

Sean Belk Staff Writer Parents and a diverse panel of educators took part in a discussion about the controversial education documentary Race To Nowhere after a free screening of the film at the Signal Hill Park Community Center on Friday, April 19. The 2009 documentary, produced and co-directed by filmmaker Vicki Abeles, includes various stories […]

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LBUSD graduation rates continue upward trend

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Education

Graduation rates continue to rise in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUDSD), according to the district’s website. Data released by the State this month show that six Long Beach high schools have achieved graduation rates of at least 90 percent– a target specified in LBUSD’s 2011-16 Strategic Plan.

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Art exhibit to benefit AIDS Assistance Thrift Store

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Culture

The Long Beach AIDS Assistance Thrift Store, 2011 East 4th St., will kick off its annual spring art fundraiser with an opening reception on Friday, April 26 from 6pm to 9pm. From that day through Friday, May 31, the store will display artwork donated by local artists, which include Dennis Asbury, Richard Bartoletti, Bigtoe (AKA […]

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Multimedia installation performance to be presented in all-ages and adults-only formats

April 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Culture

Greenly Art Space, 2698 Junipero Ave., Suite 113 in Signal Hill, will host Los Angeles-based artist Ivan DeAvy’s latest installment, entitled Story of Birds, on Saturday, May 4. There will be two performances: one oriented to all ages, and the other for an audience of adults 18 and older, which is expected to push the […]

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