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Reps. Judy Chu and Grace Napolitano launch annual domestic violence campaign

Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) joined Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (CA-32), Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park, and other local businesses and women’s rights organizations to kick off the 11th Annual Domestic Violence Collection…

Governor signs ban of Confederate flag into law

By Jennifer Schlueter Because the Confederate states, which favored slavery, promoted the Confederate flag during the Civil War, it is to many a sign of racism rather than Southern pride.…

CSULB has 2nd lowest student debt among public regionals in West Says U.S. News & World Report

By Shayne Schroeder California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has the second lowest student debt among regional public universities in the West according to U.S. News & World Report in…

State law enacted to allow city clerks to perform civil marriage ceremonies

On Friday, September 19, 2014, Governor Brown signed AB 1525 by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal into State law. This bill was sponsored by the City of Long Beach and allows City…

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Safer roads for bicyclists in California thanks to mandatory 3-feet buffer zone

By Jennifer Schlueter Until last week, drivers were required to keep a “safe,” but unspecified, distance to bicyclists. However, this law didn’t protect bicyclists enough, because, for example, in 2012,…

Celebrate the Queen Mary’s 80th anniversary:

Everyone is Invited to join the Sept. 26 celebration The world’s most beloved ocean liner turns 80 on September 26 and the public is invited to join a ship-wide celebration.…

Emergency landing on Thursday morning at Long Beach Airport

At approximately 09:15 am on Thursday, Sept. 18, an outbound JetBlue flight from Long Beach Airport reported an engine problem and was rerouted back to Long Beach Airport for an…

West Nile Virus continues to affect residents

The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services reminds residents that West Nile Virus continues to be a problem in Southern California. As of Monday, September 15,…

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