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The Long Beach Community Foundation announced recently that scholarships will be offered to senior high school students who plan on attending a public college or university in pursuit of a degree in teaching.

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The California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS) — a mathematics and science LBUSD magnet school in Carson on the California State University, Dominguez Hills campus — has received national recognition in Newsweek's 2020 list of the top 500 schools that emphasize science, technology,…

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Television programs like "Chicago Fire" and "Station 19" show male and female firefighters in fairly equal numbers. However, the reality of female representation is dramatically different from Hollywood’s portrayal.

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An American Psychological Association (APA) article called “Talking to Kids About Discrimination” notes that people can be hesitant to talk to their children about differences. Parents may want to avoid difficult topics, but the article says that having conversations about differences can ac…

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During the 1920s, roller coasters raced around the Pike, oil flowed from forests of derricks, and Pacific Electric Red Cars brought loads of visitors to the sunny shores of Long Beach.

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College classes will be taught at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library beginning next February in a step toward a satellite campus in north Long Beach.

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At The Beach we enjoy a reputation for “quality instruction provided in an environment in which scholarship, creative, artistic and professional activity are valued and supported.” Included among the activities we value and support is research.

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Although the playground at Fremont Elementary School has recently been the subject of news stories and City Council meetings, it was a site of community cohesion last Friday.

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In 2015, a successful female executive launched a speaker series to encourage and empower women. The partner and chief operation and financial officer at Irvine’s Squar Milner, LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting firms, Scharell Jackson sought to create an environment that would “mot…

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Tales about college students subsisting on a diet of ramen noodles and mac and cheese have been joked about for ages. But food insecurity — the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food — is no laughing matter.

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In about one month, the popular children’s educational television series “Sesame Street” will celebrate its 50th anniversary on the air. The program was conceived as a way to combine the addictive qualities of TV while preparing children for the rigors of school.

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Dr. Gerhard Kohn and his wife Irena had studied the impacts of early childhood development — or the lack of it — intensely in the mid-20th Century. In 1967, they determined to do something about it, at least in Long Beach.

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SCAN Health Plan put its money where its purpose is Tuesday, Sept. 17, giving $5,000 scholarships to 10 Cal State Long Beach students on career paths to help senior citizens.

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Wilson Class of 1959's 60-year class reunion was Sept. 27-29.. It included a Domenico’s pizza party at a private Naples home on The Colonnade, a sit down dinner at Long Beach Yacht Club on Saturday and a brunch at Belmont Brewing Company on Sunday.

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Laurie Peterson had a successful career working with nonprofit organizations and as a tournament director for the Ladies Professional Golf Association. But she wanted more than just the satisfaction of having an event run smoothly.

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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.