Carlos Villicana

Carlos Villicana Carlos is a longtime resident of North Long Beach who graduated from CSULB's journalism program in the spring of 2019. While there, he held multiple editorial positions for two years at the Daily 49er and served as managing editor for the inaugural edition of DIG en Español. Now Carlos wants to use what he learned to help bring attention to local issues and continue to improve his skills as a storyteller.

Posts by Carlos Villicana:

#HomeForTheHolidays: Long Beach Council Passes Emergency Protections from Evictions Without ‘Just Cause’

Nov. 16, 2019 / By

The temporary eviction moratorium will stand until Dec. 31, one day before AB 1482 takes effect on Jan. 1. In photos, see how Long Beach residents reacted at city council.

Youth Reporters Cover ComplexCon 2019

Nov. 5, 2019 / By and
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Our friends at the Long Beach Post invited our very own M. Smith and Carlos Villicana to cover the annual, star-studded ComplexCon in Long Beach, a two-day event centering around hip hop fashion and music.

Six Things to Know about Long Beach Youth & the Justice System

Aug. 31, 2019 / By
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More than 190 youth, many of them caught up in the system, shared their stories with us.

The Road to Youth Justice

Jul. 15, 2019 / By , , , , , and
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A former gang member, a youth's strange run-in with the law, a student with A.D.D. kicked out of Wilson, and a public health expert. What can Long Beach learn from its own residents and youth about the road to true youth justice?