Daily Forty-Niner · Beach Weekly S10E1 – Long Beach park updates, LA City expands tenant protections, drought conditions & more
Chancellor Joseph I. Castro confirms that the California State University system will not see a tuition increase for the fiscal year, in line with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget caveat.
Students call on CSU to defund university police, urge institutions to invest in mental health counseling services
Students and faculty from across several CSU campuses called for the defunding of university police departments by the Board of Trustees and for more funds to be invested in beneficial services, including mental health counseling as speakers expressed their concerns with the decision-making of the committee throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
After just months of deliberation, the Long Beach city council voted to approve a $2.6 billion budget which included cuts across the city, including to the Long Beach Police Department. Cuts, many argue, were made in the wrong areas.
Long Beach City council members are bracing for revenue shortfalls after reviewing the city’s 2020 fiscal year budget update Tuesday night.
The Daily Forty-Niner, in conjunction with the Long Beach Post, held a live-streamed conference with President Jane Close Conoley, April 9. Conoley answered COVID-19-related questions that were submitted by the Long Beach State community.
The allocated funds for language interpretation services upset many Long Beach residents who use them. City council voted to not increase the language interpretation budget after a five hour meeting.
Members outlined their vision for the future in detailed document
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The 54 page document funds everything from salaries to events