The Signal Tribune newspaper

As more parents turn to private schools to educate their children, those institutions are offering help with tuition

November 12, 2010

Filed under Education

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With the budget crisis that has been hitting several branches of California's state system, especially that of education, parents have been seeking an answer to a burning question: Is it ...

Community rallies behind local burglarized diner

October 22, 2010

Filed under Business, News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern After closing their restaurant at 4390 Atlantic Avenue last Saturday night, George's 50's Diner co-owners George and Helen Alvarez arrived the next morning in shock after one of th...

Tour participants get behind-the-scenes look at local artists

October 8, 2010

Filed under Art, News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Last Saturday and Sunday, several homes and businesses in Long Beach became part of Long Beach's Open Studio Tour, for which local artists within the Wrigley, California Heights, and Bixby Knolls areas of Long Beach opened...

LBCAP’s urban garden continues green initiative project

October 8, 2010

Filed under Environment

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern The nonprofit Long Beach Community Action Partnership (LBCAP) hosted a ceremony last Friday to announce the latest details of their Green Jobs project, which seeks to provide a ski...

Elementary-school teacher extends her educational skills to dogs

September 24, 2010

Filed under animals, News, Pets

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern After 35 years of teaching, 60-year-old multifaceted Long Beach resident Marcia Harris is currently raising her first guide dog, Uda, for the Guide Dogs of America (GDA). Read Mor...

Long Beach native competing on CBS reality show Survivor

September 10, 2010

Filed under Entertainment, News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern As television viewers evaluate the shows they wish to watch this fall, one of Long Beach's own will grace the small screen as one of the latest castaways on the 21st season of CBS's Sur...

Bar Foundation, recycling group to host e-waste drive as youth-program fundraiser

September 3, 2010

Filed under News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern It's a common question among the household these days— with new gadgets coming out so often, what should be done with obsolete, outdated technology? Read More »...

After an early bleak prognosis, Orange County prodigy moves to LB’s Ridgewood Heights to continue prosperous science, music careers

August 20, 2010

Filed under News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern A violinist, soprano, composer, systems engineer, and concertmistress, Orange County native Jennifer Lindsay has settled down in her first home in the Ridgewood Heights area of Bixby Knolls. She has shown a prowess in mathematics and computer scienc...

With her new SH business, local chef savors opportunity to teach cooking classes her own way

August 13, 2010

Filed under food, News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern After 22 years of teaching for Long Beach Unified School District's (LBUSD) culinary arts Regional Occupational Program (ROP), chef Monica Morgan six weeks ago opened her own cooking ...

Not just for girls: Camp Fire USA celebrating 100 years of service

July 16, 2010

Filed under News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern To commemorate 100 years of service to the United States, Camp Fire USA is hosting celebratory events all over the country to honor its members and benefactors. The Long Beach Area...

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