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Long Beach City Council moves to ban polystyrene foam

Long Beach City Council moves to ban polystyrene foam

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Long Beach City Council voted to ban polystyrene foam on Tuesday night after four hours of deliberation, drawing a large but divided crowd into the council chambers. Similar to how the statewide si...

Council seeks to regulate ‘granny flats’ citywide, upholds decision to build a battery storage facility

Council seeks to regulate ‘granny flats’ citywide, upholds decision to build a battery storage facility

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Long Beach City Council unanimously approved to add a state-of-the-art battery storage facility in the Los Cerritos area. Battery storage facility Warren Blesofsky, a representative of Long Beach Citizens for ...

A hazy shade of CSULB

A hazy shade of CSULB

October 9, 2017

This story has been updated. Clusters of ash rained down from a burnt-auburn sky and gathered into scattered piles around Cal State Long Beach Monday afternoon. As students walked hastily along the halls, some brush...

33rd annual JetBlue Long Beach Marathon & Half Marathon hits Cal State Long Beach

33rd annual JetBlue Long Beach Marathon & Half Marathon hits Cal State Long Beach

October 8, 2017

Cal State Long Beach, normally stagnant with little activity on a Sunday morning, was vigilant with approximately 150 volunteers and supporters eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Long Beach Marathon. ...

Long Beach replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Long Beach replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 4, 2017

The decision to adopt Indigenous Peoples' day in lieu of Columbus day was met with cheer and applause from the crowd at the Long Beach City Council meeting Tuesday night. The newly dubbed holiday will b...

Ordinance proposed to protect hospitality industry workers rejected by city council

Ordinance proposed to protect hospitality industry workers rejected by city council

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Personal stories given by hotel workers and supporters of the suggested ordinance to protect Long Beach hospitality workers failed to convince the Long Beach city council to approve the proposal Tuesday...

City Council hopes to provide shelter and services for the homeless through city-wide funding

City Council hopes to provide shelter and services for the homeless through city-wide funding

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

The Long Beach City Council voted to approve and accept funding in order to address the homeless population Tuesday night.   Although the homeless population in Long Beach has decreased according to a c...

Long Beach city council discuss city workers, 2018 budget

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

City workers demanding fair wages filled the Long Beach city council chambers at Tuesday’s city council meeting. At the start of the meeting, the chambers were at max capacity as people stood along the sides of the room waiting to fill in. The majority of the people there were members of the Association of Long Beach Employees. This group includes jobs like gas and building construction workers, auto mechanics, and h...