Michelle Siebert is a senior at California State University, Long Beach majoring in Journalism. She has experience as a multimedia assistant and writer for the Daily 49er newspaper at CSULB. She has also written for Dig Magazine and Random Lengths News
The Khmer Girls in Action event 'Not Home for the Holidays' took place at McBride Park that day and held a discussion on the local impact of deportation. They shared ideas on how to keep families united.
Long Beach hotel workers led a candlelight march Thursday at the local Renaissance Hotel Promenade, asking city leaders to pass legislation to protect hotel workers from excessive workloads and sexual harassment.
“You feel empty without it. You feel like you’re kind of blocked from your friends and everything... I didn’t really like it so I always have my phone with me,” said 20-year-old Sandra Ramirez, a self-described phone addict.