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Teacher Tenure Rules on Trial

Published on January 27th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

LOS ANGELES — Opening arguments began, Jan. 27, in a trail that challenges the constitutionality of California teacher tenure rules, seniority policy and dismissal processes. Nonprofit advocacy group, Students Matter, filed Vergara v. California on behalf [&hellip... Read More


Announcements

POLA Projects

POLA Begins Roadway Projects

Published on January 27th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

SAN PEDRO — On Jan. 27, the Port of Los Angeles announced the upcoming  In the construction start on two major roadway projects on the Interstate 110 freeway and nearby surface streets in San Pedro and Wilmington. [&hellip... Read More


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Weekend Closure Set for 710/Anaheim St. Connectors

Published on January 24th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

As part of the ongoing Anaheim Street Improvement Project all four Long Beach (710) Freeway on- and off-ramps for eastbound Anaheim Street will be closed beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24 through 5 a.m., Jan. 27. Traffic will be [&hellip... Read More


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East Long Beach Soccer Meeting

Published on January 24th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

Councilman Patrick O’Donnell and Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske are hosting a joint stakeholder meeting to discuss funding, maintenance for East Long Beach Soccer, at 6 p.m. Jan. 30, at the El Dorado Community Center. Parks, Recreation and [&hellip... Read More


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Glaza Stepping Down from LB Arts Council

Published on January 24th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

Long Beach – On Jan. 22, the Arts Council for Long Beach Board of Directors announced today that they have reluctantly accepted the resignation of Executive Director John Glaza. Glaza has been associated with the council for [&hellip... Read More


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AFSCME 3299 CALLS STRIKE VOTE

Published on January 24th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

OAKLAND — After more than a year of bargaining, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299, the University of California’s largest union, has called for a strike vote amongst its 8,300 service unit members and [&hellip... Read More


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Murder in Long Beach

Published on January 24th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

  A 33-year-old man was killed Jan. 20, near New York Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Long Beach. The Long Beach Police Department responded after shots were heard at about 10 p.m. that [&hellip... Read More


Announcements

Atlantic Theater

Old Theater Becomes New Library

Published on January 24th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

The public is invited to attend the Demolition Ceremony for the Atlantic Theater, which will be replaced with the new North Neighborhood Library, at 10 a.m. Jan. 25 in Long Beach. The 25,000-square-foot facility will be [&hellip... Read More


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Senate Approves Disaster Response Improvement Measure

Published on January 24th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

  SACRAMENTO – With the goal of improved delivery of emergency medical equipment in Los Angeles County, the California Senate approved measure to improve disaster responses, Jan. 23, on a unanimous, bipartisan vote. Under existing law, [&hellip... Read More


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Garcetti Announces Independent Assessor Announcement

Published on January 24th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

  LOS ANGELES — On Jan. 21, Los Angeles May Eric Garcetti announced the appointment of Sue Stengel as independent assessor by the Board of Fire Commissioners. The independent assessor is the top internal watchdog for [&hellip... Read More


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