Long Beach

Any off-campus news. Events that happen off-campus or news that affect/interest the greater Long Beach community fall under this category.

Reburial uncovers Long Beach land

Archaeologists disturbed at least 20 individuals aged 800 years old during a dig in 1952, but within the next year they will be laid back to rest. Dr. Carl Lipo, an archaeology professor at California State University, Long Beach, recruited students for his spring 2015 Anthropology 450 class to excavate[Read More…]

‘Water’ those smells?

Some Long Beach residents have experienced unpleasant odors in their tap water, and the Long Beach Water Department is blaming it on hydrogen sulfide. The LBWD acknowledged the problem in a statement released Monday, which said that some of the local wells treated by the Groundwater Treatment Plant have low[Read More…]

Blacklists and bong hits

Medical marijuana users may be ineligible for organ transplants, depending on the vote of the California Senate. Assembly Bill 258, passed with a 52-8 vote on Thursday, now awaits the senate’s verdict. The bill, introduced by Assemby Member Marc Levine in February, explicitly states that hospitals or physicians cannot deny[Read More…]

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