Longer kindergarten, later high school start times and a lot fewer masks: School looks different this year in Long Beach.
Wednesday’s school board vote was the culmination of two years of sustained activism from students who pushed for concrete commitments from the LBUSD to fight climate change.
“It’s a program of caring, kindness and compassion, in the sense that young people need those extra support systems in order to stay in school, go to school every day, graduate, and go on to college.”
The job fair will offer career opportunities in event security and related hospitality positions, with the chance to interview and receive job offers on-site.
Althea Aguel was one of just 81 students from across the country to earn the coveted invitation, and this time she’ll be able to experience the camp in person.
For two years, a group of Long Beach students has been pushing the school board to adopt a zero-emissions policy. Their goal is now in sight.
The Lakewood Family YMCA is offering some new programming this fall thanks in large part to a donation from one of Long Beach’s most famous athletes.
“Help the Coral Sing” is a short story about Swishy Fishy and his family, who endure the challenges of a deteriorating coral reef that they call home.
With her new nonprofit, Brandi Brown-Shock is trying to catch kids and young adults before they fall into chronic homelessness.
“We want the city, the district and the whole country to know that our future generation feels really strongly about this and we’re not going to stop fighting for this.”