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Anonymous letter threatens Long Beach mosque

Anonymous letter threatens Long Beach mosque

Miguel Vargas, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

Filed under Crime, Long Beach, News

On Friday, the Long Beach Islamic Center received a Donald Trump-praising letter that  threatened the Muslim community, leading to an increase in police protection for local mosques. The anonymou...

CSULB student arrested during lecture

CSULB student arrested during lecture

November 28, 2016

Around 12 p.m. Monday, University Police arrested a male student in Lecture Hall 151 after Long Beach Police issued a warrant for the student’s arrest as part of an active investigation. According to ...

Students, faculty protest CSU Board of Trustees

Students, faculty protest CSU Board of Trustees

November 16, 2016

Protesters gathered for the second time this week outside of the Cal State University Office of the Chancellor in downtown Long Beach Wednesday morning to protest a possible CSU systemwide tuition hike. ...

Long Beach City Council advocates for Jose Alvarez’ return

Long Beach City Council advocates for Jose Alvarez’ return

November 15, 2016

The Alvarez family and community members gathered at the Long Beach City Hall on Tuesday night as a  resolution that would help Jose Alvarez return to the United States was passed with a majority vote...

Trump’s proposed immigration policies threaten DREAMers

Trump’s proposed immigration policies threaten DREAMers

November 15, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge of mass deportations and changes to the Deferred Action for Children Arrivals  has left hundreds of thousands of undocumented people with an uncertain future in the...

LB City Council to discuss return of Jose Alvarez

November 14, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Events, Long Beach, News

Long Beach City Council will be asking the federal government to grant Humanitarian Parole to Jose Alvarez at its meeting Tuesday. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Humanitarian Parole is granted in rare situations to bring someone into the United States for emergency circumstances. Alvarez’s February deportation began with a traffic stop by a Cal State Long Beach police officer who pulled Alvare...

Business student, dancer remembered

Business student, dancer remembered

Micayla Vermeeren, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2016

Filed under Campus, Features, Long Beach, News, Showcase

Jerry Vu was a jack-of-all-trades: a dancer, brother, choreographer, son, director, student, friend. According to family, the 19-year-old Anaheim native always had his hands in some sort of project,...

Bikes take over midtown Long Beach during Beach Streets

Selena Gonzalez, Staff Writer

November 13, 2016

Filed under Events, Features, Long Beach, News

Anaheim Street came alive with pedestrians, skaters and bikers alike who took part in Beach Streets on Saturday morning. Beach Streets, which is an open event that showcases local businesses and the culture of surrounding neighborhoods, was last held in downtown Long Beach in March. In the past, Beach Streets has attracted about 40,000 people. Street closures began at 6 a.m. and ended at 5:30 p.m., stopping traffic on a three...