CSU Chancellor Timothy White, center, listens to public comments from CSULB alumni James Suazo during a committee meeting to find a new president for Cal State Long Beach at the Pyramid on Monday. See more pictures>>
Kindergartener Shawn Rainwater listens to his teacher, Mary Kennedy, at Emerson Parkside Academy in Long Beach, Calif., on September 20, 2013. Morning and afternoon sessions of kindergarten have a 16 to 1 student/teacher ratio, when the sessions overlap it’s 30 to 1. See more pictures>>
Ed Weyres, left, Mike Hahn, center, and Mike Muck at Joe Jost’s in the Zaferia District in Long Beach. See more pictures>>
Millikan’s Sherridan Atkinson, left, and Kelly O’Brien react as they score a point against Poly during their Moore league game on Thursday in Long Beach. See more pictures>>
Bonnie Worthington, third wife of famed 93 year-old car salesman Cal Worthington, hugs their son, Cole Worthington, 12, during Cal Worthington’s memorial service at Lyons Air Museum in Santa Ana, Calif., on September 25, 2013. Calvin Coolidge “Cal” Worthington died September 8, 2013, in Northern California. See more pictures>>
Even the ushers can’t stay awake as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim limp towards the end of the season.
A fire at an auto dismantling company at the corner of Anaheim St. and Farragut Ave. in Wilmington, Calif., on September 18, 2013. The fire sent up a black cloud that could be seen over Long Beach.
Fourth grader Lily Sarmiento, center, shares a laugh with Andrea Falken, Director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools program, during a visit to Longfellow Elementary School in Long Beach, Calif., on September 17, 2013. The U.S. Department of Education, the California Department of Education and members of the Long Beach School Board visited two Long Beach schools Tuesday as part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools program – examining how school facilities can enhance a student’s learning conditions. See more pictures>>
Long Beach Vice Mayor Robert Garcia dons a harness for a ceremony to turn on a new traffic signal at the intersection of Pacific Avenue & 9th Street. “This new traffic signal will make it safer and easier for our residents to cross Pacific Avenue and access the new dog park, schools, businesses, and transit services,” said Vice Mayor Robert Garcia, who represents the First Council District. The new traffic signal includes enhanced street lighting, pedestrian countdown indications, and a southbound to eastbound left-turn arrow to facilitate left-turns by transit vehicles. The project was funded by the Gas Tax with total project costs estimated at $175,000.
Los Cerritos Wetlands Steward Lenny Arkinstall stands atop a pile of rubble from the 1933 Long Beach earthquake along the edge of the Los Cerritos Wetland in Long Beach, Calif., on August 26, 2013. In 1994 Lenny Arkinstall, Founder and Executive Director of Los Cerritos Wetlands Stewards, Inc., made it his personal goal to completely clean Long Beach’s Los Cerritos Wetlands. After six years, he had completed his goal, cleaning 46 acres of wetlands and restoring it to its natural setting. Since then, Arkinstall founded the Los Cerritos Wetlands Stewards, which have grown into a student oriented, non-profit organization that specializes in restoring, maintaining, enhancing, managing and researching an assortment of urban wetland, marine, and upland habitats. Today, he works with the city of Long Beach to maintain multiple areas around Alamitos Bay and Long Beach, along with other areas in Southern California. See more pictures>>
Trusten P. Causey Lofland, center, gets emotional during a ceremony honoring him at the Long Beach (Calif.) Police Department on September 12, 2013. Lofland, sitting with his wife Patricia Lofland, left, is comforted by his fellow former CHP officer Tony Rios as LBPD Police Chief talks about Lofland. The former cop joined the U.S. Navy in 1943 at the age of 17. He went on to be hired by the Long Beach Police Department in 1950 as the third African American officer. He also served on the CHP for 29 years.
Boeing employees watch a delivery ceremony for the U.S. Air Force’s last C-17 in Long Beach, Calif., on September 12, 2013. The Air Force took delivery of it’s 223rd C-17 Globemaster III during a ceremony at Boeing’s manufacturing plant at Long Beach Airport. The C-17 in the background is destined for the Indian Air Force. more pictures>>
Servite fans celebrate with their players after their win over Poly on Friday at Cerritos College in Norwalk, Calif. See more pictures>>
Cabrillo High freshman Micaela Gallardo, center, walks to class with friends Marysol Najera, left, and Teefanhi (cq) Moyer, right, on the first day of school, Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Gallardo, who suffered from cancer for w year, is now free of the disease. WIth some homeschooling she was able to maintain her schooling and start high school with the rest of her class.
Kitesurfers ride the wind in the Belmont Shore neighborhood of Long Beach, Calif., on August 7, 2013. See more pictures>>