Dr. Beech Honored By Former Students

District 4 Commissioner, Dr. Mel Beech, honored by former students!

Fifty Years On, These Former Students Still Love Their Sixth-Grade Homeroom Teacher

Having learned in harmony during a time of racial strife, they gathered at Mijares Restaurant last Saturday evening to thank the man who guided them in their youth and enriched their lives foever.

Dr. Mel Beech, a former sixth-grade Pasadena Unified teacher no one from his homeroom class of 1967-68 will ever forget, told Pasadena Now he remembers that year of national social and political unrest as “a good one” for him and his students at Altadena Elementary School...Read full article