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Local coalition forms to give the neighborhood a voice and put slum lords on notice

Local coalition forms to give the neighborhood a voice and put slum lords on notice

February 25, 2018

The disruptive activities surrounding a Long Beach hotel were the subject of contention on Saturday, after community members in the Zaferia neighborhood rallied on 11th Street and Obispo Avenue Saturd...

CSULB President Conoley speaks to families of Long Beach about preparing for college

CSULB President Conoley speaks to families of Long Beach about preparing for college

February 25, 2018

Cal State Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley Sunday took the stage at a local church Sunday to deliver an emotional call to action — earn a college degree despite financial roadblocks.   “A ...

People’s State of the City to showcase city problems from residents’ perspectives

People’s State of the City to showcase city problems from residents’ perspectives

James Chow, Senior News Assistant

February 25, 2018

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

While Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia introduced city problems and statistics in his January State of the City event, one thing was missing from the speech: live resident input. “The people won't be denied, the people won't back down” are the first words of the...

City Council targets motels in potential ordinance expansion

City Council targets motels in potential ordinance expansion

Grant Hermanns, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

After numerous complaints and phone calls from all over the city, the Long Beach City Council will look at expanding a pilot program targeting nuisance motels. These motels have created problems that have...

Long Beach residents volunteer to clean up debris across the shorelines

Long Beach residents volunteer to clean up debris across the shorelines

February 20, 2018

Over 100 people patrolled the beach with trash bags in hand Saturday morning. These community members were custodians for the day and volunteered for Justin Rudd’s 30-Minute Beach Clean Up. The 225th co...

CSULB students participate in the 30th annual research competition

CSULB students participate in the 30th annual research competition

February 18, 2018

From Nietzsche’s thoughts on theatre to heart rate variability among transgender men, Cal State Long Beach’s 30th annual Student Research Competition covered it all. The competition, which too...

Residents have brunch with local candidates

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

February 18, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

The sounds of friendly chatter could not be avoided throughout the Long Beach Dairy and Creamery on 167 E. South St., as citizens and candidates met over brunch in a casual mingling event that resembled a party. Held during every election cycle and referred to as “The 2018 Congressional, State, County and City of LB Candidate Brunch” in an email by organizer Dan Pressburg, the informal event took place Saturday from...

CSULB evacuated Saturday for reasons unknown at this time

CSULB evacuated Saturday for reasons unknown at this time

February 18, 2018

(Update: Feb. 19 6:05 p.m.): According to Lt. Richard Goodwin, a false fire alarm activation was the reason for the Saturday library evacuation. He said he does not have a cause for the activation.   Less ...