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Activists gather to raise funds and gather supplies for Standing Rock protesters

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

The night was crisp and the energy was positive. Supporters gathered for drinks, food trucks, live entertainment, art vendors, raffles and a good cause. Muldoon’s Saloon in North Long Beach hosted a fundraiser for Standing Rock protesters Saturday night to raise money and gather supplies for those in North Dakota protesting the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Gaining traction from President Donald Tru...

Long Beach City Council supports sanctuary bills Tuesday night

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

Long Beach City Council gave its unanimous support for legislation Tuesday that would, in effect, make California a sanctuary state. Long Beach is the first city to formally support the measure. The California Values Act is comprised of two bills, the immigration bill and the religious protection bill. The bills prohibit state and local law enforcement from assisting in or performing deportations and prohibits cooperation...

Long Beach may support “sanctuary state” senate bills

Adam R. Thomas, Staff Writer

February 5, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

Long Beach Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez announced a city council meeting agenda item to declare that the city will be the first in the state to support two recent immigrant “sanctuary” bills on Friday. “As the Vice Chair of the State Legislative Committee, I believe it is imperative that Long Beach shows the rest of the state and nation that we stand with our immigrant community and that we stand for religious free...

Students react to halted international flight plan for LBG airport

Students react to halted international flight plan for LBG airport

January 31, 2017

After nearly two years of negotiation between JetBlue Airways and Long Beach officials, the international flight plan proposal for Long Beach Airport came to a halt. The proposal, set forth by JetBlue, called f...

Long Beach speaks out against Trump

Long Beach speaks out against Trump

January 22, 2017

More than 200 people gathered on a cold and windy Friday night at Harvey Milk Park in downtown Long Beach to protest President Donald Trump just hours after his inauguration. The protesters chanted and ...

Record rainfall hits Long Beach

Record rainfall hits Long Beach

January 22, 2017

Cal State Long Beach’s campus bore the brunt of the Jan. 22 storm, with both outdoor areas and buildings experiencing flooding. The staircase leading from upper to lower campus was swamped with roughly...

CSULB takes first place in national web design competition

CSULB takes first place in national web design competition

December 11, 2016

Cal State Long Beach proved the strength of its computer science program by taking first and third place at Knowbility’s OpenAir 2016, a web design competition where teams all over the world participated...

Belmont Shore welcomes 34th Christmas Parade

Belmont Shore welcomes 34th Christmas Parade

December 4, 2016

While children danced in the street, holiday floats drove by, leaving artificial snow along the route at the 34th Belmont Shore Christmas Parade on Saturday. Between Livingston Drive and Bay Shor...