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Entries Tagged as 'Rachael Rifkin'

Former teacher played significant role in Long Beach education

August 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer Longtime Long Beach resident Betty Houston-Seal was the kind of person who would look at a situation and think of ways she could help. This was evident in everything the former teacher, education leader, wife, mother and grandmother did. Houston-Seal passed away on Aug. 7 with her husband Bill and grandson […]

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May is Personal History Awareness Month

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments · History

By Rachael Rifkin Columnist/Personal Historian “There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside the dullest exterior, there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.” –Mark Twain

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Community honors former CSULB president and Congressman Steve Horn with memorial

May 6th, 2011 · No Comments · News

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer Paying tribute to the leader many cite as the man responsible for Cal State Long Beach’s transformation into a university, various members from the greater Long Beach area were in attendance at Cal State University-Long Beach’s Carpenter Performing Arts Center last Saturday.

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More Burroughs alumni, staff share memories

April 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · History

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer So many people have come forward to share their memories and reflections of Burroughs Elementary School that the Signal Tribune has decided to make “Burroughs Elementary staff share memories of their school that will soon close” a three- or four-parter. The tight-knit school opened in 1950 and is slated for […]

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More Burroughs alumni, staff share memories

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Education

By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer So many people have come forward to share their memories and reflections of Burroughs Elementary School that the Signal Tribune has decided to make “Burroughs Elementary staff share memories of their school that will soon close” a three- or four-parter.

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