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Misty May-Treanor receives the key to Long Beach

Misty May-Treanor receives the key to Long Beach

April 18, 2017

Cal State Long Beach alumna Misty May-Treanor was presented a key to the city of Long Beach by Mayor Robert Garcia before the city council meeting Tuesday evening. Former teammates, friends, family and ...

LiBRE to rally for affordable housing at city council meeting

Carlos Villicana, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

Long Beach residents will be gathering at City Hall to demand a credit report reform that would eliminate the need to pay a fee per housing application and ask for a Renter’s Day that would be used as a platform to advance affordable housing policies. The rally, organized by Long Beach Residents Empowered (otherwise known as LiBRE) will begin in front of the Long Beach City Hall doors at 4 p.m. and move into the building...

City council vacates alley in downtown Long Beach

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

Long Beach City Council moved to vacate an alley between Elm avenue and Long Beach boulevard after deciding that there is no public use available for the alley. City staff have been looking into possible uses for the alley since the item was first brought to the floor on March 7. Since then, the city has decided to fence off the area in order to prevent any unauthorized use of the alley. The only public comment on the ...

Fear is fueling students to join progressive political movements

Fear is fueling students to join progressive political movements

Chrystina Schwartz, Video Editor

April 10, 2017

Filed under Campus, Long Beach, News

A surge in immigration raids throughout California, especially in cities like Los Angeles, has many Long Beach residents politically involved for the first time. A deep far-left leaning political...

Community comes together for People’s State of the City

Doyle McKinney, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

People’s State of the City, a Long Beach community meeting under an umbrella of social justice provided an outlet for residents and supporters directly affected by recent policy changes both locally and nationally Wednesday night. First Congregational Church of Long Beach housed the event, a raucous meeting of determined, frustrated residents, youth and community members angry about recent executive orders and official...

Parking app released in time for busy Grand Prix weekend

Parking app released in time for busy Grand Prix weekend

Alex Ormeno-Manfredi, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

Imagine a mobile app within the realms of Uber or Airbnb, but for parking. It’s a new app called Pied Parker, made to help with parking issues people face in busy downtown areas with limited amounts of s...

Federal funding for Long Beach Section 8 housing threatened

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

Long Beach Section 8 housing voucher recipients received a glimmer of hope in finding places available to rent. The Long Beach City Council voted Tuesday to begin creating incentive packages for landlords to increase the number of units open to receiving housing vouchers. The city currently receives $68 million toward the Section 8 program, also known as the Housing Choice Voucher Program, that helps subsidize rent for l...

High Risin’: Long Beach residents face housing problems

High Risin’: Long Beach residents face housing problems

April 5, 2017

Neighborhoods that once housed artists, Cambodian refugees and other communities that make Long Beach the second most diverse city in America are undergoing renovation that some say are taking the interna...