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Building Seamless Pathways For Students: Good for Students and States

Eloy Ortiz Oakley | Posted 04.08.2016 | Home
Eloy Ortiz Oakley

Every year the challenge of managing the cost of a college education continues to grow. The average cost of public universities is nearly five figures...

Race Car Drivers, Celebrities Go Head-To-Head In Long Beach

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 04.15.2014 | Home

Over the weekend, downtown Long Beach quite literally became a racetrack. The Long Beach Grand Prix, which celebrated its 40th race since 1977, too...

Measure N: A Decent Minimum Wage for Long Beach Hotel Workers, An Economic Shot in the Arm for Long Beach

Dr. Suja Lowenthal, DPD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Dr. Suja Lowenthal, DPD

I am a strong supporter of Measure N, a Long Beach city ballot measure on the November 6th ballot that would set a minimum wage for workers in our city's hotel industry.

Chain Reaction

Jeffrey Gibson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home
Jeffrey Gibson

March 1, 2012 -- I'm sitting here during the fourth day of the TED talks in Long Beach, Calif. I've been selected as a Fellow for this year and arrive...

All Aboard: Our Night on the Queen Mary

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

This year on my summer vacation I actually played tourist in my own home town, Los Angeles. One of my discoveries was that the Queen Mary ship is not only a museum, but a hotel as well.

Don't Fear These Oil Rigs: They are Just Works of Art

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Seed

Above: Artist Elyse Pignolet contemplates two sculptures of oil platforms that she created with her husband, Sandow Birk. The sculptures, which have b...

Long Beach Shooting: Woman Fatally Shot In Long Beach, Suspect At Large

KTLA | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

ONG BEACH -- A woman was fatally shot in downtown Long Beach, and the suspect remains at large, according to police....

Long Beach Grand Prix - IndyCar combines for good race, few fans

Steve Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Steve Parker

Dario Franchitti dedicated his victory to his wife, Ashley Judd, whose 41st birthday they celebrated together at Long Beach - kind of a boring proposi...

The Great Latino Wake

Mario Solis-Marich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mario Solis-Marich

All over the country I have been hearing from and about young Latina/o Democratic and independent candidates who are readying themselves for upcoming election cycles.

Leukemia: A Soldiers Souvenir From the Burn Pits of Iraq

R. B. Stuart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
R. B. Stuart

Although SSG. Steven Ochs seemed impenetrable, he could not sidestep the invisible weapon that would course through his bloodstream five months after his third tour ended.