Community showcase highlights North Long Beach

By Stephanie Raygoza Editorial Intern Just as the ocean’s main resource is water, the community’s main resource is people, said Ninth District Councilmember Steven Neal as he invited visitors, residents and stakeholders to come together for the common goal of discovering North Long Beach at his office’s Discover the 9th District Community Showcase.

New middle school in SH expected to open in fall

By Stephanie Raygoza Editorial Intern Created to help address the issue of overcrowded classrooms and to serve the outlying area of Poly High School enrollment, the middle school under construction at 1951 Cherry Ave. is anticipated to open in fall 2011, serving 800 students in the Signal Hill community, according to Long Beach Unified School…

LBUSD Board approves additional $24.4 million in budget slashes

By Stephanie Raygoza Editorial Intern Having already approved $27 million in budget cuts by increasing class sizes in order to prepare for the event that California voters do not approve extending current taxes, the Long Beach Unified School District’s (LBUSD) school board also approved an additional $24.4 million in cuts Tuesday evening, with further plans…