Long Beach school budget passes, Conway elected

Residents approved the Long Beach School District’s $142.4 million budget for the 2019-20 school year and elected Anne Conway to the Board of Education on Tuesday. The spending plan is about …

The Rev. Brian Barr to head three parishes

There are big changes coming to the Long Beach Catholic community. The Rev. Brian Barr, pastor of St. Mary of the Isle Roman Catholic Church, is preparing to take over the responsibilities at Our …

Long Beach High School junior honors mother’s memory

Brooke Yellin, a junior at Long Beach High School, combines her mother’s philanthropic spirit with her own intuition to give back to high school students who have overcome adversity and value …

Long Beach City Council overrides state tax levy cap

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously at Tuesday’s meeting following a budget hearing to override the state tax cap as members consider a proposed 8 percent tax increase and $98 million …

LB AWARE promotes substance-free fun for students

Long Beach AWARE, a local organization dedicated to preventing substance abuse among young people, recently hosted its annual Teen Nite Out and Tween Nite Out events. Teens and tweens in the …

‘Hometown Heroes’ show local scouts the ropes

Long Beach’s Cub Scout Pack 51 held a “Hometown Heroes Pack Meeting” on May 3, where first responders from various agencies spoke with scouts and showed them some of the tools and equipment …

Public to vote on $3.6M library budget

Residents will vote on the Long Beach Public Library’s proposed $3.6 million budget as well as two candidates running for an open seat on the board. The spending plan represents about a $74,000 …