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The homeless in Long Beach will have a place to stay this winter season

The homeless in Long Beach will have a place to stay this winter season

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

While chilly nights this December remind Long Beach residents of upcoming holidays and festivities, for the homeless, cold nights make it difficult to survive living on the streets. In a unanimous 9-0 v...

City of Long Beach just became one step closer to legalizing recreational use of marijuana

City of Long Beach just became one step closer to legalizing recreational use of marijuana

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Residents may see clouds of a different kind in the near future, as the Long Beach City Council moved to pass a new ordinance allowing the sale and recreational use of marijuana. While medicinal use is legal...

Long Beach City Council recommends some of their favorite local businesses

Long Beach City Council recommends some of their favorite local businesses

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

November 12, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Long Beach, Showcase, Today

For this edition of The Daily 49er’s special issue, we reached out to Long Beach City Council leaders and asked them to recommend some of their favorite local businesses within their districts to our re...

Long Beach City Council moves to ban polystyrene foam

Long Beach City Council moves to ban polystyrene foam

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Long Beach City Council voted to ban polystyrene foam on Tuesday night after four hours of deliberation, drawing a large but divided crowd into the council chambers. Similar to how the statewide si...

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 ...

Indigenous People’s Day celebrated at Cal State Long Beach

Indigenous People’s Day celebrated at Cal State Long Beach

October 10, 2017

Students and faculty crowded the University Art Museum plaza Monday for Cal State Long Beach’s first Indigenous Peoples' Day celebration. The event took place following Long Beach’s city council meeti...

Long Beach replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Long Beach replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 4, 2017

The decision to adopt Indigenous Peoples' day in lieu of Columbus day was met with cheer and applause from the crowd at the Long Beach City Council meeting Tuesday night. The newly dubbed holiday will b...

Ordinance proposed to protect hospitality industry workers rejected by city council

Ordinance proposed to protect hospitality industry workers rejected by city council

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Personal stories given by hotel workers and supporters of the suggested ordinance to protect Long Beach hospitality workers failed to convince the Long Beach city council to approve the proposal Tuesday...