Long Beach Cabrillo High School
Seventh District Councilmember Roberto Uranga
The West Long Beach community is mourning the loss of Keshawn Brooks, a 15-year-old student at Cabrillo High School, who was victim of a fatal stabbing on the afternoon of March 12, 2015.
Photo by Wolfram Burner
School truancy is correlated with increased gang activity, drug use and delinquency. Truancy is a multi-faceted issue impacting the lives of all community members, and a collaborative effort is necessary in order to successfully effect change.
Cal State Long Beach Gets Nearly $1 Million CPEC Grant to Work with Local Algebra Teachers, Increase Students’ Achievement
The California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC) has awarded Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) a four-year, $996,284 grant for a project that will have university professors working with algebra teachers from five Long Beach high schools in an effort to increase mathematics achievement among students, particularly those from underperforming groups.
The California Post-Secondary Education Commission has awarded a four-year, $920,000 Improving Teacher Quality grant to California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) to support teacher development at the Long Beach Unified School District’s Cabrillo and Jordan high schools.
Celebrity Grand Marshal Shaila Durcal leads the 2nd Annual Latin American Parade.
The Second Annual Long Beach Latin American Parade and Festival takes place this Saturday, September 25, in Downtown Long Beach, beginning at 1pm with the parade down Pine Avenue from 6th Street to Broadway, and then continuing on to the festival in the East Village Arts District at First and Linden until 9pm.
The Annual Gala and Entertainment Showcase to benefit the Long Beach Unity Festival (LBUF) will take place this Thursday, April 29 with the theme “Creating Community Collaborations.”
The Gala Event, with guest emcees Mike Murray, Director of Govt.
The RDA uses many tools to revitalize local neighborhoods, including the installation of public art pieces throughout the city. The latest example of this is a project that has transformed utilitarian looking traffic signal controller cabinets in West Long Beach into pieces of art that help bring a sense of community pride to the neighborhood.