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Elderly and people with disabilities stand strong at LB city council meeting

James Chow, Assistant News Editor

June 22, 2017

Filed under News

Long Beach City Council unanimously approved a motion to encourage the city attorney to draft an ordinance to regulate elevator repairs for equipment failure in commercial and residential buildings. The ordinance would call for repairs to be done within seven days for facilities housing seniors, people with disabilities and people who struggle getting up stairs. Other commercial and residential areas would require repair...

Parking permit rates to rise in July

Parking permit rates to rise in July

June 18, 2017

Single-day parking permit rates will increase July 1 to $8, and parking rates are expected to increase by $1 every year through July 2019. Short-term parking rates will also increase, and the price will ...

Comey – ‘“No Doubt’” Russian government interfered with presidential election

Comey – ‘“No Doubt’” Russian government interfered with presidential election

June 10, 2017

After nearly a month of speculation and waiting, former FBI Director James Comey appeared in a public hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday morning to answer questions on the investi...

CSULB President upholds campus’ commitment to curbing climate change

CSULB President upholds campus’ commitment to curbing climate change

June 10, 2017

President Jane Close Conoley announced Tuesday via mass email that Cal State Long Beach will continue to fight climate change despite President Donald Trump’s  withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord l...

CSULB to build downtown student housing center

CSULB to build downtown student housing center

June 10, 2017

Mayor Robert Garcia announced this week that Cal State Long Beach will expand its classrooms and housing to Downtown Long Beach for a development project being called “student village.” “[The project]...

American Indian Studies honors students to the beat of a drum

American Indian Studies honors students to the beat of a drum

May 21, 2017

American Indian Studies professor Craig Stone handed four graduates an eagle feather that was blessed and sung over while a multigenerational group — featuring elder gentlemen and a young boy — beat a larg...

Long Beach searches for parking solutions

Long Beach searches for parking solutions

May 21, 2017

Parking in Downtown Long Beach is dwindling and residents there are willing to pay more and more for a good spot. 40-year-old downtown resident Terrance Amoroso gave up long ago on circling the blocks...

CSULB graduates struggle to find work locally

CSULB graduates struggle to find work locally

May 21, 2017

Sitting in his cramped rented room on the East side of Long Beach, Paul Durang flips through stacks of hiring flyers and pores over his resume. He glances at his cell phone almost every minute, seeing if ...