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Alan Lowenthal uses town hall stage to repeat one message: ‘Vote in November’

Alan Lowenthal uses town hall stage to repeat one message: ‘Vote in November’

August 1, 2018

If you ask Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach, the only way that concerned voters can counter the policies of President Donald Trump is to vote Democrats into Congress this November. For two hours Mond...

Long Beach residents reveal the first ever People’s Budget Proposal

Long Beach residents reveal the first ever People’s Budget Proposal

July 19, 2018

About forty residents gathered on Tuesday morning in front of City Hall to present and endorse the first ever “The People’s Budget Proposal” for the 2019 fiscal year. The budget proposal was authored...

CSU launches fully online program to increase enrollment opportunities

CSU launches fully online program to increase enrollment opportunities

July 16, 2018

The California State University system has introduced yet another program meant to help increase the number of students graduating in a timely manner. The new CSU Fully Online program will enable full-time students ...

Mayor Garcia signs Long Beach adult-use cannabis ordinance into law

Mayor Garcia signs Long Beach adult-use cannabis ordinance into law

July 14, 2018

Friday the 13th was a lucky day for cannabis enthusiasts in Long Beach as Mayor Robert Garcia signed the highly anticipated adult-use marijuana ordinance into law. Garcia signed the act in his ...

New program introduces off-campus parking

New program introduces off-campus parking

July 4, 2018

With only 14,000 parking spaces available for employees, visitors and over 37,000 students attending California State University, Long Beach, parking is a problem many drivers face. But a new program has bee...

1,300 participate in local Families Belong Together rally

1,300 participate in local Families Belong Together rally

July 3, 2018

Long Beach residents took signs, slogans and spirit on Saturday to participate in a Families Belong Together rally which began at Cesar Chavez Park. The Families Belong Together events arose nationwide...

Governor Brown approves $364 million for CSUs

Governor Brown approves $364 million for CSUs

June 21, 2018

After months of lobbying from students, faculty and legislators, California Governor Jerry Brown approved more funding for the California State University system June 12. State lawmakers approved the budget June 14,...

WomenShelter of Long Beach to host health event to end abuse

WomenShelter of Long Beach to host health event to end abuse

June 15, 2018

In an effort to educate the community about domestic violence, WomenShelter of Long Beach will host its fourth annual Family Fun Day — and it includes a free lunch. The day will offer arts and crafts activities an...