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Port of Long Beach celebrating its 100th year

June 27, 2011

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Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Photo (above) from 1911, showing the SS Iaqua, the first ship to call at the Port of Long Beach Once a one-pier facility, the Port of Long Beach has experienced exponential growth into ...

For recent CSULB master’s graduate with cerebral palsy, it’s all about support systems and tenacity

June 17, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With roughly 6,000 graduates from California State University of Long Beach (CSULB) this year, 384 of the graduates have successfully completed their degrees while challenged by a physical di...

Councilmember Johnson talks redistricting, blight and street repair during community meeting at Wrigley restaurant

June 3, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With his "Cup o' Joe with James" last Saturday at Guadalupe's Mexican Grill in Wrigley, Seventh District Councilmember James Johnson took the opportunity to conduct a less formal ne...

LBPD implementing texting-, email-based system of notifying residents of safety, traffic concerns

April 29, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern While driving on the northbound 405 freeway on a Tuesday morning, several drivers were caught in traffic backups when they attempted to take the Palo Verde Avenue exit. Most morning rad...

Elementary-school parents launch foreign-language program here to give children competitive edge

April 20, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With the imminent closing of Burroughs Elementary School in Long Beach, public elementary schools are becoming more crowded and more competitive. Read More »...

Bixby Terrace resident ‘races’ to release mystery-book series about female competitive driver

April 8, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With the sudden closure announcements for two Borders bookstores in Long Beach, the future of printed media is in question, with its outlets slowly dwindling in numbers. Read More »...

Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance meeting provides insight into medical marijuana dispensaries, LB’s Redevelopment Agency

March 25, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern The Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA) had its monthly meeting on Monday at Veterans Park Social Hall, 101 E. 28th St., from 7pm to 9pm to discuss upcoming volunteer opportunities, p...

CSULB’s International Studies Student Association attempting to raise funds, awareness for world water

March 18, 2011

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By Brett Hawkins Editorial Intern Though many would argue that the United States has enough dire crises of its own, other nations are still far worse off; Japan especially is showing its resilience in the midst of natural and nuclear disast...

American Red Cross Greater LB Chapter shows its readiness for disaster-recovery situations

March 11, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Most people are aware of the American Red Cross. They see their ads on TV and even donate blood to that organization, especially after a well-publicized disaster. Read More »...

Local artist begins project that she hopes will ultimately involve collaborators from all 50 states

February 25, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern In July 2010, artist Margie Darrow of Long Beach was driving her car while thinking of her next project of artistic expression. Read More »...

LB native competes for Survivor’s million-dollar prize in Nicaragua

February 11, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern After 21 seasons and over ten years of competition, CBS's reality behemoth Survivor has cast its first contestant who's also a current Long Beach resident, for its 22nd season, Surviv...

Local Spanish classes take advantage of young students’ propensity to learn another language easily

December 10, 2010

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With greater frequency in the ever-expanding global marketplace, the knowledge of a second language grants an edge to applicants seeking employment or higher education. Knowing a langua...

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