Michael Lozano

Program Manager and Editor

Michael Lozano Michael is a 30-year-old journalist born to Mexican parents who started their own Domestic Violence counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles. As a college student, Michael was very active in campus affairs and graduated from CSULB in 2011 with research honors in Sociology and a Journalism minor. His articles have been syndicated at national sites including Mother Jones, New America Media, and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher.

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PODCAST: Wavegang Talks Junior College Transfers with A Counselor

Sep. 15, 2018 / By , , and
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Community college makes things happen. Let's debunk myths about the transfer process with an LBCC counselor.

Man found dead on sidewalk couch in Long Beach. Area has major homelessness.

Aug. 5, 2018 / By
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A dead body was found Sunday on a couch on the sidewalk off Cedar avenue and Anaheim street, a corner where homeless persons commonly sleep on sidewalk mattresses or bare concrete at night and day.

Indigenous Voices Missing in LA River Revitalization Plans

Jul. 27, 2018 / By
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Plans to revitalize the Los Angeles River promise a slew of environmental and health benefits for local communities. But tribal leaders say they have not been engaged in the process, and that could mean a further eroding of their historical legacy.

Visions of Long Beach’s Sanctuary City

Mar. 13, 2018 / By
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City council is set to vote on immigrant protections today. Here, Long Beach immigrant families share their ideal vision of a sanctuary city.

Extreme Rent Hike Pushes Longtime Resident Out

Dec. 5, 2017 / By
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This disabled senior saw his rent increase and you're not going to believe by how much.

No, Long Beach Did Not Become a Sanctuary City for Immigrants. Not Yet.

Sep. 22, 2017 / By and
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We take a look at what really happened this week at City Council and compare the Long Beach Values Act to the statewide immigration bill awaiting Gov. Brown’s signature.

Long Beach Transit’s Harassment Problem — It’s Too Common, But Who Reports It?

Aug. 17, 2017 / By , and

“He stared at me the entire bus ride even when I looked away."

For Riders, Blue Line Policing Brings New Relief, Old Concerns

May. 19, 2017 / By and
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LBPD officers will begin patrols on the Metro Blue Line this summer. Many riders welcome it as needed security, but some have questions.

Underrepresented, AAPI’s Urged to Sign Up for Immigration Relief

Aug. 29, 2016 / By and
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DACA is changing the lives of many undocumented immigrants -- including those who are Asian Americans or Pacific Islanders.

Urban Farms Stretched Thin as Demand for Locally Sourced Spikes in LB

Jun. 23, 2016 / By and
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Long Beach residents want more of their food from hyperlocal sources. Here's how new policies might create more farms and jobs in the city.