Funereal book to help fund breast-cancer treatment

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With death comes new life. It’s been said over and over again, and it rings even truer of Long Beach funeral director Kenneth McKenzie’s latest fundraiser for KAMM Cares, a nonprofit benefiting women who are persevering through breast cancer. McKenzie, who owns and operates McKenzie Mortuary Services, 3843 E.…

Origami exercise improves students’ understanding of math, science

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Dramatic Results, an award-winning educational agency based in Signal Hill, set its sights on Hamilton Middle School’s self-contained sixth-grade class last week to provide struggling students a relatable approach to math and science. The agency has helped more than 17,000 students throughout Long Beach and Compton’s public schools in…

Homeowners can reduce carbon footprint through lawnmower exchange

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern In an effort to support cleaner air on an individual level, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has joined hands with Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Department of Water in the promotion of a lawnmower exchange opportunity in several southern California locations. Those who bring…