Graduates set the tone with speeches with messages of hope for the future and songs sung by the Millikan High School Vocal Ensemble.
Wednesday’s ceremony included nine valedictorians and 30 students who graduated with at least a 4.0 GPA.
Thousands of families waited in long lines Saturday morning near Shoreline Village in Downtown Long Beach were approximately 2,000 meals were distributed to local families.
Roughly 500 volunteers pitched in Monday to clean and landscape parks, paint murals and trash cans and spruce up yards of the elderly and disabled on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
Earlier this month, Jerry was surprised with a new cart, clothing, supplies and money directed to accounts at the local restaurants he frequents.