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From left to right, LBCC Vice President of Business Services Marlene Drinkwine, Board of Trustees Member Uduak-Joe Ntuk, Superintendent-President Reagan Ferragamo Romali, Dean of the School of Language Arts Lee Douglas, Board of Trustees President Sunny Zia, Board of Trustees Vice President Vivian Malauulu, Board of Trustees Member Doug Otto and Board of Trustees Member Virginia Baxter.
03/14/2019 - 5:59pm
College officials cut a ribbon to mark the re-opening of Long Beach City College’s Building P Thursday, March 14. Students, officials and others turned out for the celebration with historic photos, balloons and refreshments. The structure, built in 1935, houses the English department and was the first permanent building erected at the Liberal Arts Campus. It was one of 20th century architect...
03/14/2019 - 5:56pm
When I look back and remember my high school days, there isn’t much nostalgia and romance involved. The only thing I can recall is complaining about the school’s curriculum all the time, and asking myself why they couldn’t teach me something important I’d use in my everyday life, like how to save and spend my money. 15 years later, this lesson continues to evade me as a 30-year-old man with 20...
03/14/2019 - 5:55pm
It’s all about the once-through cooling (OTC) process, which recycles ocean water through power generating units. Found by the courts to be a danger to sea creatures of all sorts, facilities such as the AEG plant on Studebaker Road and the Haynes Power Plant on Second Street have been mandated by a legal ruling to discontinue the OTC process by the year 2029. The Haynes plant, on-line since 1962...
03/14/2019 - 5:53pm
The price of natural gas has returned to normal after a recent upsurge. Residents may have noticed a higher gas bill for December after using gas-fueled heaters during the cold weather. The dramatic increase prompted a city council discussion. The Long Beach Energy Resources Department (ER) – formerly known as Long Beach Gas and Oil – also posted a memorandum to its website. The memo explains the...
Approximately 200 residents protested the killing of potential pets at the Long Beach Animal Shelter.  The March 3 event was sponsored by LB Parks & Recreation and JVR Shelter Strategies.
03/14/2019 - 5:41pm
03/14/2019 - 5:31pm
Queen Mary’s Chief Officer Chris Perley spoke at the February 27 meeting of Long Beach’s chapter of Rotary Club. Perley delved into the mystery of the ship and the many stories it holds – specifically its hauntings. The Queen Mary is recognized as Time magazine’s top ten most haunted places in the United States. It’s also known as the most haunted ship in the world. The question often arises,”Is...
03/14/2019 - 4:05pm
Students experience death without dying in the “Every 15 Minutes” event recently at Los Alamitos High School (LAHS). With life-like lessons, they learn the consequences of drunk and distracted driving in a community-wide effort through The Youth Center’s bi-annual event and the local community. Their day began on Jan. 31, with students being pulled from their classes as part of the “living dead...

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