After WalletHub ranked Long Beach the second worst ran city in the United States last week, Ed Kamlan, the Long Beach City Manager’s media contact, questioned the study’s research methodology. “We can’t comment on exactly how [WalletHub] reached their conclusion,” Kamlan said. “But clearly we are very proud of Long[Read More…]
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To improve opportunities for male students of color at California State University, Long Beach, the Associated Students Inc. Senate passed a bill supporting President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” community challenge, according to an ASI bill summary. ASI Assembly Bill 80 would create the Interagency Task Force on the Status of[Read More…]
Cockroaches scurried from the light of the door as Alex Giaque returned home – not what he wanted to see right after work, but his pest problem had no solution except to wait for the landlord. Long Beach renter Giauque, 25, said he had been trying to get his landlord[Read More…]
In efforts to increase the efficacy of the public transportation in Long Beach, LBT buses will stop accepting pennies on Feb. 8. “With the life of a penny, well, it gets passed around a lot, it gets dropped a lot and people find them,” Kevin Lee, the public information officer[Read More…]
The 405 Freeway will be closed off from Cherry Avenue to Lakewood Boulevard from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, according to a news release from Long Beach 4th District Councilman Patrick O’Donnell. In addition to the partial closure, the entire freeway will be closed from 12 a.m.[Read More…]