Rudy Cardoso-Peraza

Rudy Cardoso-Peraza Rudy Cardoso-Peraza's journalism career began in high school. By the time he became a sophomore at Millikan High School, he realized that he could actually write pretty well. His classmates would praise his writing skills and also to his surprise, his English Literature teacher nominated and awarded him with an English Medal of Merit. While acquiring a passion for writing, Rudy also frequently followed the news on television and on newspapers. He is now a junior majoring in Journalism and minoring in Entrepreneurship at CSULB. Rudy is currently writing for CSULB's newspaper, the Daily 49er, and is an intern at VoiceWaves.

Posts by Rudy Cardoso-Peraza:

Long Beach Activists Want Cleaner Air. What About the Beach?

Apr. 20, 2017 / By
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“The coast is important, but we’re fighting on a daily basis to breathe air with dignity.”

Long Beach Votes to Support Deported Father, Jose Alvarez

Nov. 19, 2016 / By
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Community gathered at city hall hoping to push the council to press the federal government to support humanitarian parole.

UC’s Fall Class is Most Diverse in Its History — How Did They Do it?

Oct. 7, 2016 / By
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A calculated mix of outreach, tuition relief, and easing of financial aid applications have all contributed to various record-breaking outcomes.

“Let Us Stay” — Tenants and Activists March Downtown for Renter’s Day

Sep. 24, 2016 / By
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Tenants and activists marched across downtown, occasionally stopping to chant in front of 'slumlord' properties for Thursday's National Renter’s Day of Action.

At Youth Summit, I Learned a Different Kind of Storytelling

Aug. 22, 2016 / By
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The #FreeOurDreams summit brought new challenges, forced me to think outside the box, and for a day, become a different kind of storyteller.

Medi-Cal Now Available For All Children in California

May. 19, 2016 / By
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185,000 undocumented children are expected to benefit from the expansion, according to state agencies.

As Park Funding Runs Out, Residents Reimagine Their Parks

May. 11, 2016 / By

Los Angeles County parks are currently in a financial rut, but a new plan hopes to implement residents' vision for green spaces and bring in new funding.

Long Beach Rallies for Workers, Immigrants on May Day

May. 3, 2016 / By
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Workers have celebrated May Day, or International Workers' Day, since the 1880's. On Sunday, Long Beach workers and immigrants rallied to say their struggle is not over.

Survivors Recognized on Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day

Apr. 20, 2016 / By
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Sunday marked the 41st anniversary of the Cambodian genocide. A commemoration held by Long Beach Cambodians and politicians recognized the victims and survivors.

Residents Give Input on City’s Master Bike Plan

Apr. 15, 2016 / By
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The Beach Bicycle Master Plan hasn’t been updated since 2001 and suggestions from the public will be used to incorporate bike lanes, boulevards, and facilities.

Town Hall Hones in on School Culture & Fields School Board Candidates

Apr. 4, 2016 / By
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Hundreds of students and parents gathered Saturday for a town hall and school board candidates’ forum to address the need to create a positive school culture.

CSULB Lecture: Trafficking is Also An Immigration Issue

Mar. 28, 2016 / By
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Human trafficking is usually associated with sexual exploitation, but it also happens across low-wage labor sectors and particularly affects undocumented workers.