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Long Beach Polytechnic High School’s 60-year reunion weekend kicked off at Joe Jost’s on Friday and reminiscing continued at Long Beach Yacht Club on Saturday. Back in 1959, the classmates’ prom was in Poly’s gymnasium, and the now long gone Municipal Auditorium hosted an all-night dance.

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“Mentoring is really about being there for someone, offering guidance … opening up horizons, and just providing an open ear and an open heart,” Dr. Pamela Blake said.

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One teenage girl wrote about being inspired by “Fish in a Tree” by Lynda Mullaly Hunt, many young readers penned essays about the popular “Dog Man” by Dav Pilkey, and there was even an 8-year-old James Patterson fan in the mix.

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Volunteers, friends and family members helped students move in to their dorms on Wednesday, Aug. 21.

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Children and teens are already headed back to campus for a new school year in some school districts, but some are more prepared than others.

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Dramatic Results aims to help students foster a lifelong love of learning with the Summer STEAM Institute, instructors say.

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Long Beach State has scheduled an active shooter and mass casualty exercise from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, at the University Student Union, the west campus turnaround and the north lawn of the student union. 

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Shark week has arrived, and Cal State Long Beach’s SharkLab launched a new comic book focused on how people interact with marine life, especially sharks.

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September is the target for opening the new Main Library downtown, and the search for a name is coming down to the wire with a deadline this Friday, June 21, for suggestions.

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This semester, Whittier Elementary School students were introduced to the underlying elements of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Joined by their parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents, the youngsters spent 15 weeks looking at local issues, learning the fundamentals of problem solving, and bra…

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Counterfeit tickets led to a large crowd of family members getting stopped outside the entrance to Wilson High’s stadium for about an hour Thursday evening, June 13, as the school’s graduation ceremony was underway, school officials say.

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In partnership with Ninth District City Councilman Rex Richardson and Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education board Megan Kerr, Jordan High school unveiled a new set of banners for the 2019 graduating seniors on Monday, June 10.

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As a society, we need to educate ourselves about bullying. Whether it’s cyber bullying, physical, or verbal — it’s hurtful.

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“Today we accomplished our goal, we are so proud of ourselves. Our goal was to lift up the piece of the bar. We accomplished our goal by never giving up and always trying,” Team AADJ Little Elves said.