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Final results for Long Beach elections are revealed

Final results for Long Beach elections are revealed

Carlos Villicana, City Editor

June 6, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase

Over 950,000 California voters in the June 5 primary election included residents of Long Beach who, along with voting on statewide contests, made final decisions on local matters. Long Beach City Cou...

CSULB professors accused of unethical campaign practices

CSULB professors accused of unethical campaign practices

Carlos Villicana, City Editor

June 6, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase

The Fair Political Practices Commission is currently reviewing a complaint against two Cal State Long Beach professors, one of whom is running for office in the city. The complaint argues that Rigoberto Rodrigue...

Local beachgoers paddle out to protest the breakwater

Local beachgoers paddle out to protest the breakwater

June 2, 2018

Dozens of Long Beach residents lined their surfboards along the shore Saturday morning in protest of the breakwater at the ninth annual Paddle Out in Memory of the Waves ceremony. Led by the Long Beach chapter of the non-profit environmental organization Surfr...

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...