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City of Long Beach just became one step closer to legalizing recreational use of marijuana

City of Long Beach just became one step closer to legalizing recreational use of marijuana

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Residents may see clouds of a different kind in the near future, as the Long Beach City Council moved to pass a new ordinance allowing the sale and recreational use of marijuana. While medicinal use is legal...

Long Beach City Council recommends some of their favorite local businesses

Long Beach City Council recommends some of their favorite local businesses

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

November 12, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Long Beach, Showcase, Today

For this edition of The Daily 49er’s special issue, we reached out to Long Beach City Council leaders and asked them to recommend some of their favorite local businesses within their districts to our re...

Long Beach hopes to create an environment where everyone can thrive

Long Beach hopes to create an environment where everyone can thrive

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

The “Everyone In” initiative introduced by Long Beach Vice Mayor Rex Richardson seeks to tackle issues of inclusivity among minorities in business and the working community in Long Beach. “It...

Long Beach Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce will not be charged for domestic violence and DUI charges

Long Beach Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce will not be charged for domestic violence and DUI charges

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

A decision made Oct. 20 by the district attorney not to charge a Long Beach councilmember for driving under the influence on June has raised questions and concern within the community, including a recall e...

Uptown puts on Beach Streets

Uptown puts on Beach Streets

October 29, 2017

A stretch of Atlantic Avenue in North Long Beach clamored with the sounds of bicycle gears clicking and locals chattering. Beach Streets is a biannual cycling event that showcases local business and the community. The...

Annual lost and found auction helps fund scholarships at CSULB

Annual lost and found auction helps fund scholarships at CSULB

October 25, 2017

Attendees braved temperatures in the high 90s as students anxiously waited to see what thrifted bargains they could bag at the annual Lost and Found auction on Wednesday. Cal State Long Beach’s annual sale opened ...

City council extends agreement with Long Beach convention bureau

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Watch out Los Angeles, Long Beach wants to be the new tourist destination in Southern California. “It is beautiful to see our city from a tourist’s lens,” said Lena Gonzalez, city council representative for district one. “You have to be a tourist in your own city sometimes because that’s when you really get to appreciate it.” Steve Goodling, president and CEO of the Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau,...

Long Beach citizens give back by participating in a beach clean up every month

Long Beach citizens give back by participating in a beach clean up every month

October 23, 2017

When Justin Rudd moved to Long Beach 20 years ago, he often had to jump over piles of trash during his runs on the beach. In response, he asked a few friends to meet on a Saturday to help pick up litter....