Attendance up, suspensions down within LBUSD

Attendance rates in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) are approaching 97 percent and are up for each month so far this school year, while the number of suspensions has dropped by more than 30 percent, according to Chris Eftychiou, public information director with LBUSD.

Around Town

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Thoughts from the publisher

With today being the last day of January, Valentine’s Day will be here in just two weeks. As our longtime readers know, we, the folks at the Signal Tribune, are romantics at heart, and with us being such big fans of a flying cherub named Cupid (also the name of one of Santa’s reindeers) we…

Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce installs its new board members

The Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce conducted its 2014 Board installation luncheon on Jan. 23 at the Long Beach Holiday Inn. Fifty guests and members attended the annual event, according to the Chamber. Serving on the Chamber Board this year will be: President Terry Rogers, Coldwell Banker; First Vice President Michael Coso, Allegra Marketing; Second…

Campaign Trail

The Los Angeles Citizens’ Commission on Jail Violence announced their endorsement of Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell for Los Angeles County Sheriff during a press conference on Jan. 17. Former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka has announced the support of Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern and Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown in…