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Entries Tagged as 'Brett Ashley Hawkins'

Port of Long Beach celebrating its 100th year

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · News

Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Photo (above) from 1911, showing the SS Iaqua, the first ship to call at the Port of Long Beach Once a one-pier facility, the Port of Long Beach has experienced exponential growth into becoming a seaport giant and Long Beach’s most well known achievement. What a difference a century makes. […]

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For recent CSULB master’s graduate with cerebral palsy, it’s all about support systems and tenacity

June 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Community

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With roughly 6,000 graduates from California State University of Long Beach (CSULB) this year, 384 of the graduates have successfully completed their degrees while challenged by a physical disability.

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Councilmember Johnson talks redistricting, blight and street repair during community meeting at Wrigley restaurant

June 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With his “Cup o’ Joe with James” last Saturday at Guadalupe’s Mexican Grill in Wrigley, Seventh District Councilmember James Johnson took the opportunity to conduct a less formal neighborhood meeting in which he’d answer as many questions as he could during the hour and a half.

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LBPD implementing texting-, email-based system of notifying residents of safety, traffic concerns

April 29th, 2011 · No Comments · News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern While driving on the northbound 405 freeway on a Tuesday morning, several drivers were caught in traffic backups when they attempted to take the Palo Verde Avenue exit. Most morning radio traffic updates failed to mention such an issue, but one networking medium sent out an alert that read, […]

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Elementary-school parents launch foreign-language program here to give children competitive edge

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Education

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With the imminent closing of Burroughs Elementary School in Long Beach, public elementary schools are becoming more crowded and more competitive.

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