Long Beach Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
A Community Partnership for a Community Based Approach to Reducing Youth and Gang Violence
Long Beach’s efforts to reduce gang violence, improve public safety and support gang prevention and intervention activities just received a major boost.
Patrice Collins, a graduate student at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), was named one of 20 recipients of the 2010 Minerva Scholarships, which seek to meet the needs of dedicated college students and assist outstanding California women in their pursuit of higher education.
Senator Roderick D. Wright
Governor Schwarzenegger has signed legislation authored by Senator Roderick D. Wright (D-Compton) that will boost the academic performance of foster children in California by limiting the number of school transfers they endure each year.
Pertussis cases (also known as “Whooping Cough“) has been seen in epidemic numbers in California this year, resulting in the highest number of pertussis cases the state has seen since 1955, including a confirmed case in local schools.
Sen. Jenny Oropeza
A public-safety bill to help protect domestic violence victims was signed into law on Monday, September 27, 2010 by Gov. Schwarzenegger.
Authored by Sen. Jenny Oropeza, D-Long Beach, Senate Bill 1233 received broad bipartisan support and will make permanent a proven program to protect victims of domestic violence from having to reveal their address for various official tasks, such as voting or enrolling their child in school.
Long Beach Harbor Commissioner Dr. Mike Walter joined Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and other California leaders this week on a trade mission to South Korea, lending support to efforts to expand commerce with the Port’s second-largest trading partner.
The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion to send a five-signature letter to the state legislature and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger requesting to amend the criteria for the non-revocable parole program so that known membership in a street gang will disqualify an individual from the program, Supervisor Don Knabe announced today.
The Long Beach Unified School District joined Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in applauding the California State Board of Education’s unanimous vote to adopt the national Common Core State Standards.
The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort to establish a single set of high and clear educational standards for English-language arts and mathematics that states can share and voluntarily adopt.
Last week Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the appointment of Naomi Rainey, 59, of Long Beach, to the Advisory Commission on Special Education.
Rainey is a member of the Long Beach City College Foundation Board of Governors and serves on the Foundation Grant and Annual Fundraiser committees.
More than 400 new and displaced workers will receive training through California Clean Energy Workforce Training Programs conducted by LBCC
Long Beach City College (LBCC) was awarded $2.43 million in grants to support workforce training programs.