Crystal Niebla

Beat Reporter

Crystal Niebla Crystal was raised in South Los Angeles and is the first college graduate in her family. A recent CSULB graduate, she has written and served as an editor for her campus newspaper and freelanced for the Long Beach Post and Random Length News.

Posts by Crystal Niebla:

Gentrifying the Coast: High Costs Block Beach Access for Poor, Poll Finds

Feb. 6, 2017 / By and
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Expensive parking and overnight accommodations limit coastal access for visitors especially people of color and low-income groups.

Top Democrats, Cancer Patients Unite Against Obamacare Repeal

Jan. 18, 2017 / By
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Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi alongside other congressmembers, cancer patients, and Long Beach stakeholders gathered to defend Obamacare on MLK Day.
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Hope, Skepticism Follow Mayor’s State of the City

Jan. 11, 2017 / By
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Mayor Robert Garcia’s speech last night covered major issues. How are residents responding?

Diverse Long Beach Celebrates Its Many Holidays

Jan. 6, 2017 / By
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Long Beach communities celebrated Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and other traditions last week while, for some, the holidays continue on.
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6 Great Tips to Preventing Theft During the Holidays

Dec. 22, 2016 / By
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While it may be a time for giving, some burglars see it as a time for taking.
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City Votes to Stand with Standing Rock, Review Its Own Oil Impact

Dec. 7, 2016 / By
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Long Beach's indigenous, students, and activists filled council chambers to voice that the fight is not over.
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Voting During and After Lock Up — Yes, it’s possible.

Nov. 2, 2016 / By
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Many of those with felonies wrongly believe they can't vote but recent law cleared the air just in time for elections.
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Vote Against the Groper in Chief This Election

Nov. 2, 2016 / By
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Sexual assault is all too common and the last thing we need is a president who believes it's just "locker room talk," writes Youth Reporter Crystal Niebla.

Long Beach Drops Its Minimum Wage Plan to Join State’s

Oct. 4, 2016 / By
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The city council decided last month that it will slow its path towards a $15 an hour minimum wage.
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Long Beach’s Art of Displacement — A Housing Crisis Through Images, Words

Aug. 10, 2016 / By
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A traveling art exhibit is using visuals, short stories, and spoken word recordings to tell the stories of the city's housing crisis.