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Commencement Conundrum: Lack of communication leaves students confused

Commencement Conundrum: Lack of communication leaves students confused

February 11, 2018

Less than four months away from 2018 graduation, thousands of Cal State Long Beach seniors were shocked to have the rug pulled out from under them after learning that live music would be cut from the cer...

Council seeks to regulate ‘granny flats’ citywide, upholds decision to build a battery storage facility

Council seeks to regulate ‘granny flats’ citywide, upholds decision to build a battery storage facility

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Long Beach City Council unanimously approved to add a state-of-the-art battery storage facility in the Los Cerritos area. Battery storage facility Warren Blesofsky, a representative of Long Beach Citizens for ...

Reclaim California Higher Education demands necessary money from government

Pat Gantt, President of the California State University Employees Union

April 27, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

Three years ago, Gov. Brown launched a 4-year program of gradually increased budgets for the University of California and the California State University systems, contingent on keeping student fees flat. Sounds pretty good, right? The problem is, such small increases in the state’s share of funding combined with tuition freezes means funding for higher education is actually lower than the rate of inflation. Rather...