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Past articles by Christina:

These are the successes LBCC’s leader shared during annual State of the College – Press Telegram

Long Beach City College Superintendent-President Mike Muñoz highlighted last year’s success during annual address. → Read More

Biden lands at rain-soaked LAX, pauses to snap soggy ‘selfie’ with LA dignitaries

Air Force One touched down at LAX at 12:28 p.m., Biden was greeted by Mayor Bass, Supervisor Hahn and Lunar New Year hero Brandon Tsay. → Read More

Here’s which Monterey Park streets will be closed on Tuesday for President Biden’s visit

Streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., according to a city press release. → Read More

In Monterey Park, Biden will find healing city seeking action, support

Families of the Jan. 21 mass shooting victims, small businesses, residents and local leaders are in a longterm effort to rebuild a shattered sense of security. Many see the presidential visit Tuesd… → Read More

Grunion Calendar: Week of March 9-15

Things to do in and around Long Beach. → Read More

West Covina vigil draws friends, neighbors to remember grandmother, 2 children who died in fire

The vigil coincided with growing financial donations for the family, totaling close to $80,000 so far. “We’re just all hoping we can help them however we can,” said one city councilmemb… → Read More

Community rallies around West Covina family mourning loss of grandmother, 2 children in fire

“It was a shock, I’m standing here and I still can’t believe it, I keep thinking this isn’t real,” said a family friend. → Read More

LBCC’s 2023 State of the College event set for Monday, March 13 – Press Telegram

The State of the College will highlight several new initiatives officials have undertaken at Long Beach City College. → Read More

Bishop David O’Connell’s funeral marked an end, but sparks new questions on next steps

Here’s what’s next in the aftermath of the death of the popular priest, who was gunned down in February. → Read More

Cerritos College wants state funding to build affordable housing for students

About 15% of Cerritos College students have experienced homelessness, according to a 2019 survey. → Read More

Cerritos College wants state funding to build affordable housing for students

About 15% of Cerritos College students have experienced homelessness, according to a 2019 survey. → Read More

LA County Catholics mourn Bishop David O’Connell on Day 2 of trio of funeral services

On Thursday, the Archdiocese is holding a public viewing from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by a vigil Mass at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral. → Read More

3 days of memorials for ‘Bishop Dave’ begin as LA County Catholics say goodbye

O’Connell, the Archdiocese’s top priest in the San Gabriel Valley, was adored as a “peacemaker.” Three services back to back will honor him, even as the motive for his murde… → Read More

LBUSD students participate in district-wide Black History Month Celebration

“We’re celebrating Black joy, Black excellence, and an opportunity for our children to show their gifts and talents,” said Elyssa Taylor-Stewart, an administrator at the district’s Office of … → Read More

California high school culinary students will be competing, showing off their skills in Long Beach

ProStart Cup is a high-stakes culinary arts and restaurant entrepreneurship competition that brings together California’s next generation of culinary talent. → Read More

These 2 Long Beach nonprofits received $193K combined from St. Mary’s – Press Telegram

The money came from Dignity Health’s Community Health Improvement Grants program. → Read More

Mourners brave the storm to continue praying, honoring slain LA bishop

Official funeral services will begin with a 7 p.m. memorial Mass at Auxiliary Bishop David O’Connell’s parish, St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Hacienda Heights, on Wednesday, March 1. → Read More

LA Archdiocese announces funeral services for Bishop David O’Connell

Next week a series of services will begin with a memorial Mass at St. John Vianney in Hacienda Heights leading to a funeral Mass Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. → Read More

LA County’s Catholics begin Lenten season, many still mourning loss of slain bishop

“Our hearts are heavy today,” Archbishop Gomez said. “We have lost a beloved friend and a holy priest.” → Read More

Mourners remember Bishop David O’Connell in Hacienda Heights – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

A memorial of flowers and candles grew over the course of the day. One person left a shamrock hanging from O’Connell’s mailbox. → Read More