Next March, the Long Beach Festival of Authors will feature seven writers speaking to a sell-out crowd at the Long Beach Convention Center.
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.
A football player doing the same thing for 30 years isn't something that happens often, but Long Beach's Reggie Berry can make that claim.
Cal State Long Beach is entering the 2019-2020 school year with spirits high and plenty to boast about — at least that's according to the tone last Friday during the annual convocation event.
Author Barbara Crane will be on hand Friday, Sept. 6, at the Historical Society of Long Beach for a book signing during Bixby Knolls First Fridays.
“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.
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.
With high industry demand for skilled workers, Long Beach City College is rebooting its trade programs this fall — restoring some of the cuts made to career technical education (CTE) back in 2013.
More than 100 volunteers converged on Saturday, Aug. 17 to help create a multi-sport court at Longfellow Elementary School.
When asked what the new school year will bring, Long Beach Unified School District Superintendent Chris Steinhauser goes straight to his often-stated number one priority.
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.
The Friends of the Long Beach Public Library is asking young library patrons to answer an essay question as a way to encourage reading and writing in the summer months.
Bonnie Lowenthal has had a long and public life in Long Beach, and the Historical Society plans to capture some of that history in her own words early next month.
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.
Long Beach City College this fall will get a multicultural center and an office dedicated to helping students experiencing hunger and homelessness.
A Citizens' Oversight Committee has for several years been in charge of making sure money from two property tax bond issues is spent property at Long Beach City College.
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.
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…
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.
Maria sits quietly on the couch, ready to answer questions. Apinya bounces up and down on the same couch, barely able to contain her excitement.
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.
Along with the traditional youth summer reading programs at the Long Beach Public Library, a new adult literacy program will be offered.
Two longtime Long Beach Unified School District Board members — Felton Williams and Jon Meyer — have announced they will step down next year.
The Port of Long Beach awarded $100,000 in scholarships to area high school students last month at the port's sixth annual Celebrate Education event.
“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.
In the early 1900s, Long Beach was the fastest growing city in the United States. The region’s rapidly increasing population created an urgent need for housing.