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Long Beach City Council to be confronted by rent-control rally

James Chow, Senior News Assistant

March 19, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Advocates in Long Beach plan to pack city council Tuesday to voice their opinions on whether rent control is needed in the city. Both upholders and opposers of rent control are expected to rally before the council reviews an ordinance on the issue. The rally will take place outside of city hall preceding the city council meeting at 4:30 p.m. March 20. The pro-rent control rally is hosted by Housing Long Beach, Latin...

Mayoral candidates

Mayoral candidates

Mac Walby and Carlos Villicana

March 18, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Incumbent: Robert Garcia Garcia is the first openly gay mayor to be elected in Long Beach, taking 52 percent of the vote in 2014 against Damon Dunn. The former Republican and graduate of Cal State L...

District 3 candidates

District 3 candidates

Carlos Villicana and Samantha Diaz

March 18, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Incumbent: Suzie Price Suzie Price is a senior deputy district attorney running for re-election for District 3. She is challenged by environmental activist Gordana Kajer and High School teacher, Robert ...

District 5 Candidates

District 5 Candidates

Daniel Green, Carlos Villicana, and James Chow

March 18, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase

Incumbent: Stacy Mungo Councilwoman Stacy Mungo was elected to District 5 in 2014. She is a strong supporter of retaining the “neighborhood character” of low-density areas by strategically planning the co...

District 7 candidates

District 7 candidates

March 18, 2018

Incumbent: Roberto Uranga Roberto Uranga is running for re-election as the 7th District councilmember. He wants to focus on job creation and decreasing crime. Housing Uranga believes that rent control is ...

ASI announces election results

ASI announces election results

March 18, 2018

After two weeks of campaigning, Associated Students Inc. announced the results for the 2018 election Thursday. Genesis Jara, a chief government relations officer, won 52 percent of the vote for pre...

PowWow theft, marijuana complaint and library disturbance

PowWow theft, marijuana complaint and library disturbance

Sabrina Flores, Assistant Photo Editor

March 18, 2018

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

Assault/battery call -  Employees at Student Health Services filed a mandatory report of assault against a subject at 5:06 p.m. March 12. “This was a courtesy report, meaning we took it on behalf of another ...

CSULB celebrates women’s rights with Title IX film screening

CSULB celebrates women’s rights with Title IX film screening

March 16, 2018

Just one year after the Title IX legislation passed, nearly 295,000 women were welcomed into the world of sports, and as of 2011, over 3 million women were participating in sports, both in high school ...