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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 ...

Long Beach Police taking over Metro patrols

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

Long Beach residents riding the Metro Blue Line will start to notice some familiar badges after the city council approved legislation Tuesday that will give the LB Police Department jurisdiction over the Metro. The council approved the final contract between the Metro Board and LBPD that will replace the current metro staff of Los Angeles Police Department officers with Long Beach officers. The change will take effect begi...

Long Beach councilwoman supports strengthening Mello Act

Carlos Villicana, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

In the face of soaring rent fees and a shortage of homes that leaves many on the streets, Long Beach Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce has supported strengthening the Mello Act in order to help provide more affordable housing. Pearce, who oversees District 2 in Long Beach, said at a City Council meeting on Feb. 21 that the city needs to identify a funding source for affordable housing production, which the Mello Act can help...

A voter guide for LA county municipal election

Elizabeth Campos, Assistant News Editor

March 6, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

This year’s municipal elections for the Los Angeles County deals with issues that range from homelessness to marijuana regulations. Long Beach is in the southern tip of L.A. County and considering that Cal State Long Beach is a commuter campus, many students have a vested interest in the outcome. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.   Measure S: Neighborhood Integrity Initiative This initiative imposes a tem...

Los Angeles to vote on marijuana regulation

Lola Olvera, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

For Los Angeles voters, the question is not whether or not to regulate marijuana, but how. On March 7, L. A. County voters will have two measures on the ballot to choose from – technically. Measures M and N, which come months after Proposition 64 legalized recreational marijuana statewide last November, involve how to regulate marijuana sales and who gets to do it. But one option, Measure N, has virtually no support...

CSU Super Sunday reaches Long Beach churches

CSU Super Sunday reaches Long Beach churches

February 26, 2017

February is Black History Month, but Cal State Long Beach’s Super Sunday was all about the future.    CSULB’s president, Jane Close Conoley, spoke to the congregation at Antioch Church of Long Beach befo...