By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer The Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education approved budget cuts in February that have forced Burroughs Elementary School to close at the end of this academic year. Burroughs, with just under 300 students, has been selected for its low enrollment numbers. It is for that very reason that […]
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April 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Education, History
Former 38th District congressmember, CSULB president used bipartisan approach to serve constituents, community
February 25th, 2011 · No Comments · News
By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer Steve Horn, a former congressmember who once served as president of Cal State Long Beach, was highly regarded for his fair-mindedness, honesty, dedication and work ethic.
October 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, Entertainment
By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer The zingers were flying on Thursday, Sept. 30 at the Rae-Ray Roast at the Law Offices of Keesal, Young and Logan in downtown Long Beach, as community leaders paid homage to special guests of honor: former 7th District Councilmember Ray Grabinski and current 8th District Councilmember Rae Gabelich.
October 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Books
By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer Sean Moor’s 7-year-old daughter, Audrey, loves checking out books from the Dana Branch Library and fondly remembers attending its free programs like pre-school storytime.
August 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Obituary
By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer Ethel Mae McCallen, a 56-year Signal Hill resident, businesswoman, and wife of former Signal Hill Councilmember Marion “Buzz” McCallen, passed away on July 15, 2010. The 88-year-old California native will be remembered as an outspoken figure who was deeply dedicated to her community.