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Merchandise of our favorite fuzzy tails relocate in the bookstore

Merchandise of our favorite fuzzy tails relocate in the bookstore

October 10, 2018

A recent Twitter post from Alex Manfredi, Daily 49er assistant sports editor, caused community-wide speculation over the possibility of a squirrel becoming the new mascot for Long Beach State. “So I ...

In photos: 34th annual Long Beach Marathon

In photos: 34th annual Long Beach Marathon

October 8, 2018

The 34th annual JetBlue Long Beach Marathon on Sunday had more than 15,000 runners participating in races such as the 13.1 mile half marathon and the 26.2 mile full marathon. The runners started in Shoreline...

15,000+ runners participate in 34th annual LB Marathon

15,000+ runners participate in 34th annual LB Marathon

October 7, 2018

Laura Lara, 31, like many half-marathoners who diverted Livingston and kept running down Ocean Boulevard, prepared for her run by running on the river bed near her home. Her 6-year-old daughter Aub...

Generosity Feeds prepares 25,000 meals for hungry children in less than two hours

Generosity Feeds prepares 25,000 meals for hungry children in less than two hours

Delaney Tran, Staff Writer

October 7, 2018

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

Over 250 volunteers of all ages gathered at St. Anthony High School in Long Beach Saturday morning to assemble prepackaged meals for hungry children. In under two hours, volunteers packed 500 boxes cont...

Compton resident says former ASI employee was on drugs at time of murders

Compton resident says former ASI employee was on drugs at time of murders

October 6, 2018

A former Associated Students Inc. employee, Jamie Williams, who is facing capital murder charges, may have been high on PVP, or “bath salts,” when he was arrested, according to longtime family friend and C...

Former LBSU employee visited President’s Suite, UPD and Office of Student Affairs on day he allegedly committed double homicide

Former LBSU employee visited President’s Suite, UPD and Office of Student Affairs on day he allegedly committed double homicide

October 5, 2018

This story was updated 5:40 p.m. Oct. 5. See timeline below of Jamie Williams' movements on campus Sept. 28 Hours before former Associated Students Inc. employee Jamie Williams was arrested in ...

Long Beach Marathon will take place this Sunday

Long Beach Marathon will take place this Sunday

October 3, 2018

The 34th annual JetBlue Long Beach Marathon will welcome over 17,000 runners from around the country Friday through Saturday, but the official race day is Sunday. For full marathon runners, the starting time...

Former ASI employee arrested Friday in connection to double homicide

Staff Report

October 1, 2018

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

Long Beach State University Police responded to reports of a disgruntled former employee of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center Friday. They were unable to locate him. Jamie Williams was arrested hours later in connection to a shooting that left his father and step sister dead, and his stepmother injured. Williams, 43, is currently being held on a $2 million bail. University spokeswoman Terri Carbaugh confirmed that he was...