Announcement Barring Transgender People From Military Service Draws Broad Criticism in Long Beach

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In a pre-dawn announcement today, President Donald Trump said via Twitter that the United States military would no longer accept or allow transgender people to serve in any capacity.

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Trump’s Repeal of Environmental Laws Sparks Condemnation, Hints of Future Legal Battles Over Climate

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While the past week has been dominated by testimony of Russian tampering and the House’s failure to repeal and replace Obamacare, yesterday’s signing of an executive order that seeks to roll back many regulations put in place by former...

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Snoop Dogg’s New Music Video Has President Trump Calling for “Jail Time!” for the Rapper

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President Donald J. Trump steadied his Twitter crosshairs on one of Long Beach’s most famous exports Wednesday morning as he unleashed an early morning response to a new Snoop Dogg music video that shows the rapper shooting a clown—one...

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Amid Threats of Federal Defunding, Long Beach Backs “Sanctuary State” Legislation

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The Long Beach City Council became one of the first cities in the state to formally back two State Senate bills tied to immigration enforcement and religious freedom protections in voting unanimously to support the California Values Act Tuesday...

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Life Without Mexicans? A Film Screening Aims at Starting An Immigration Dialogue In Long Beach

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With the Trump administration ushering in a wave of immigration reforms in its first few days of power, the satirical question of what it would be like without a Mexican, or at least some of those currently living in...

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Trump Protest In Long Beach Expected To Draw Hundreds on Inauguration Night

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As Donald Trump transitions from being President-elect Trump to President Trump Friday morning, Long Beach organizers have prepared for the community’s voice to continue being heard with a protest march Friday night.

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Congressman Lowenthal Says Trump’s Pick For Ambassador to Israel “Unacceptable Choice”

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President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of David Friedman as ambassador to Israel drew some local condemnation yesterday, when United States Congressman Alan Lowenthal slammed the president-elect’s pick on Facebook, calling it a move that would “damage” US credibility in trying...

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Brezenoff Marches at Texas Capitol in Final Stand to Persuade Electors

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Today, Long Beach's Daniel Brezenoff journeyed to the Texas State Capitol, Austin, with a group of protesters, rallying in one last self-described “Hail Mary” attempt to change the electors’ votes and outcome of the election.

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Long Beach Artists To Capture Stories of American Women En Route To Million Women March in D.C.

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One day after president-elect Donald Trump is sworn into office and officially becomes the 45th president of the United States January 20, millions of women will march in protest across the country, including at the nation’s capital, during a...

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Community Coalition Rallies for City Council to Officially Adopt “Sanctuary City” Title and Policies

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Various religious and community leaders gathered for a call-to-action meeting on the grounds of Long Beach City Hall earlier today to demand that Mayor Robert Garcia and the city council affirm Long Beach as a sanctuary city, with the...

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