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Not out of the drought yet: Long Beach’s water restrictions remain

Not out of the drought yet: Long Beach’s water restrictions remain

April 4, 2017

After a winter of record-breaking rain falls, flash floods and fresh snowpacks, it may appear as if California’s water woes are a thing of the past. But don’t start taking hour-long showers or wat...

City Council talks Airbnb in LB

City Council talks Airbnb in LB

March 23, 2017

Long Beach City Council is looking to short-term rentals to help alleviate the housing crisis in the city. Officials approved a study Tuesday night to look into methods of regulating the short term re...

Tuition increase approved by board of trustees

Tuition increase approved by board of trustees

March 22, 2017

California State University Board of Trustees voted 11-8 for a $270 annual tuition increase which will take effect this fall. Students shouted their protests both inside and outside the doors of Chance...

Rough waters ahead?

Rough waters ahead?

March 20, 2017

The water is calm — as it always is in Long Beach. It is a quintessential and relaxing moment on the beach, but the silhouettes from the Port of Long Beach to the north and five giant cargo ships loom...

Free parking for disabled drivers, youth program receives funds

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

Parking in Long Beach might get a lot cheaper – for disabled and handicapped residents, that is. Long Beach City Council moved Tuesday to explore the possibility of allowing disabled drivers free parking in city-owned lots. The ordinance was brought forward by Councilwoman Suzie Price of the 3rd district, saying she feels that the city laws should line up with state laws to avoid any possible confusion among resident...

Long Beach community members connect and clash at town hall session

Long Beach community members connect and clash at town hall session

March 14, 2017

Tensions rose Monday night as roughly 1,000 residents of the 47th District packed the Long Beach City College auditorium for a town hall meeting with Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach. Topics discuss...

Congressman Lowenthal addresses a thousand Long Beach constituents

Congressman Lowenthal addresses a thousand Long Beach constituents

March 13, 2017

Congressman Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach, held a town hall forum on Monday night to answer constituents’ questions on national issues including health care reform, immigration policies, the environment and c...

CSULB student appointed to city commission

CSULB student appointed to city commission

March 8, 2017

For Gustavo Orozco, the camaraderie he experienced during his time in the military has defined his attitude. The soon-to-be 31-year-old Cal State Long Beach student, who was recently appointed by Long ...