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Long Beach second on list of worst-run cities in the U.S.

Long Beach second on list of worst-run cities in the U.S.

March 17, 2015

After WalletHub ranked Long Beach the second worst ran city in the United States last week, Ed Kamlan, the Long Beach City Manager's media contact, questioned the study’s research methodology. “We...

CSULB participating in My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge

Riva Lu, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2015

Filed under Long Beach, News

To improve opportunities for male students of color at California State University, Long Beach, the Associated Students Inc. Senate passed a bill supporting President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” community challenge, according to an ASI bill summary. ASI Assembly Bill 80 would create the Interagency Task Force on the Status of Boys and Men of Color. The bill serves as a support mechanism for department agencies...

Long Beach renters want more protection

Branden Raulston, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2015

Filed under Long Beach, News

Cockroaches scurried from the light of the door as Alex Giaque returned home – not what he wanted to see right after work, but his pest problem had no solution except to wait for the landlord. Long Beach renter Giauque, 25, said he had been trying to get his landlord to exterminate the cockroaches in his apartment near Pacific Coast Highway and Redondo Avenue for some time before he resorted to resolving the issue himself. After...

Change you can’t believe in: Long Beach Transit plans to stop accepting pennies

Change you can’t believe in: Long Beach Transit plans to stop accepting pennies

January 29, 2015

In efforts to increase the efficacy of the public transportation in Long Beach, LBT buses will stop accepting pennies on Feb. 8. “With the life of a penny, well, it gets passed around a lot, it gets...

Freeway closure ends Thursday

Ruben Diaz, Assistant News Editor

November 4, 2014

Filed under Long Beach, News

The 405 Freeway will be closed off from Cherry Avenue to Lakewood Boulevard from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, according to a news release from Long Beach 4th District Councilman Patrick O’Donnell. In addition to the partial closure, the entire freeway will be closed from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m. The closure will allow for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to demolish and reconstruct a damaged ...