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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...

CSULB President upholds campus’ commitment to curbing climate change

CSULB President upholds campus’ commitment to curbing climate change

June 10, 2017

President Jane Close Conoley announced Tuesday via mass email that Cal State Long Beach will continue to fight climate change despite President Donald Trump’s  withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord l...

CSULB to build downtown student housing center

CSULB to build downtown student housing center

June 10, 2017

Mayor Robert Garcia announced this week that Cal State Long Beach will expand its classrooms and housing to Downtown Long Beach for a development project being called “student village.” “[The project]...

Long Beach searches for parking solutions

Long Beach searches for parking solutions

May 21, 2017

Parking in Downtown Long Beach is dwindling and residents there are willing to pay more and more for a good spot. 40-year-old downtown resident Terrance Amoroso gave up long ago on circling the blocks...

CSULB staff reflect on the 1992 LA riots

CSULB staff reflect on the 1992 LA riots

May 14, 2017

25 years ago, the verdict clearing four police officers of the beating of Rodney King led to rioting in the streets of Los Angeles County, from South Central Los Angeles to Long Beach. This was the ...

Biennial Homeless Count shows 21 percent drop

Biennial Homeless Count shows 21 percent drop

Megan Hofilena and Brennon Dixson, Contributing Writers

May 14, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase

The city of Long Beach recently announced the results of the 2017 Biennial Homeless Count to reveal a 21 percent reduction in the total number of persons experiencing homelessness in the city. Despite the decrea...