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State assembly passes shark research funding bill

State assembly passes shark research funding bill

May 31, 2018

A bill intended to create a White Shark Population Monitoring and Beach Safety Program in California passed the state assembly floor Thursday. Formally called Assembly Bill 2191, the program would grant fund...

Long Beach City Council approves pilot program to equip more police with body cameras

Long Beach City Council approves pilot program to equip more police with body cameras

Grant Hermanns, General Assignment Editor

May 19, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Following the original pilot program in November 2016, the Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to begin a second program to equip Long Beach Police Department officers with body cameras. ...

Petition to submit Jeannine Pearce awaits signature confirmation by city clerk

Petition to submit Jeannine Pearce awaits signature confirmation by city clerk

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

May 13, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Long Beach residents in the 2nd District may vote for a new city council representative sooner than expected if the city clerk’s office verifies that the petition to recall Jeannine Pearce received enough...

Assault, trespassing and grand theft

Assault, trespassing and grand theft

Sabrina Flores, Assistant Photo Editor

May 13, 2018

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News, Today

Parking: It’s that serious - Authorities were called to Parking Lot G15 at 1:39 p.m. May 3 in response to a female subject reporting an assault. Upon successfully making contact with the subject, offic...

Long Beach Airport to receive improvements

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

It was yet another light agenda for the Long Beach City Council as Tuesday’s meeting lasted a little over an hour and saw all agenda items approved by present councilmembers. The council, sans district one representative Lena Gonzalez, unanimously voted to grant a contract to Swinerton Builders, a construction company hired to work on improvements for the Long Beach Airport. This work will be second phase of changes to the airp...

CSULB professor Darith Ung honored at Fourth Annual Teacher Recognition Ceremony

CSULB professor Darith Ung honored at Fourth Annual Teacher Recognition Ceremony

May 5, 2018

As the room buzzed with teachers sharing notes on their material and methods, Darith Ung sat quietly in awe at the mere fact he’d been invited to accept an award. “I feel that there are so many other peopl...

City Council staggers tattoo parlors and extend styrofoam ban

City Council staggers tattoo parlors and extend styrofoam ban

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Fast and empty are the words which best describe Tuesday’s meeting of the Long Beach City Council, an affair which lasted less than an hour and lacked the presence of Mayor Robert Garcia. All nine c...

Over 200 marchers turnout for May Day rally in Long Beach

May 1, 2018

“Resist state violence! Rise up for our communities! Reclaim our power!” This chant was shouted by over 200 Long Beach residents, as they filled the streets of downtown Long Beach in support of the In...