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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.

Local Filipino Youth Org Makes Call to Support Black Lives

Aug. 2, 2016 / By
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A member of Anakbayan Long Beach writes that the city's Filipinos, Cambodians, and African Americans are over-policed.

Residents Remember Noel Aguilar, Killed by Sheriff’s Deputy Two Years Ago

May. 27, 2016 / By
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About 40 people gathered in North Long Beach yesterday to commemorate the 2 year anniversary of 23-year-old Noel Enrique Aguilar's fatal death by gunfire from a Los Angeles sheriff's deputy.

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.

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.