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PCC Student Life Luncheon 2016

Doug celebrates with Students and Faculty at the PCC Student Life Luncheon 2016


Otto Elected President of Statewide Board of Community College Trustees

Sacramento, CA – Long Beach City College Trustee Doug Otto was unanimously elected president of the California Community College Board of Trustees (CCCT) for 2016­-2017 at the statewide Trustees’ Annual Business Meeting held on May 1, 2016


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Editorial: Posted March 22, 2016

Best Choices for Long Beach City College Board

“Vote for Irma Archuleta in District 2 and Doug Otto in District 4 for the LBCC Board of Trustees.”


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LILLIAN MONGEAU. “The Long Beach Miracle: How the working-class California city saved its schools.” The Atlantic  February 2, 2016. 

“Martinez-Munoz, the tour guide from Long Beach City College who is now a junior at UCLA, said she felt ‘important’ and ‘not alone’ as a member of City College’s Promise Pathways program, which is meant to help students navigate community college en route to a four-year university.”



The New York Times Op Ed Piece

Kirp, David L. “A New Way To Improve College Enrollment”. The New York Times 2015: Sunday Review. Nov 15, 2015.

“This Op Ed piece in The New York Times explains carefully and validates the Long Beach City College approach to educating our residents. The Long Beach College Promise has created an expectancy among the youth of Long Beach and their families that they can and should attend college.” – Doug Otto


Education Is The Ticket

Gougis, Michael, Contributing Writer. “LBCC Board President Doug Otto: ‘Education Is The Ticket Out Of Most Of Our Problems’ “. Long Beach Business Journal. November 9, 2015


Board President Responds

Schipske’s Column On College Board Of Trustees ‘Riddled With Inaccuracies’ Doug Otto, President, Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees and Vice President, California Community College Trustees Association. Long Beach Business Journal. November 10, 2015


Otto to Seek Re-election

Josh Dulaney.  “Doug Otto, president of the Long Beach City College Board of Trustees, announced Monday he will seek re-election in April.” Press-Telegram. October 19, 2015


LB Business Journal Endorses Otto

George Economides, Publisher. “Business Journal Endorsements For 2016 Long Beach Elections: Supernaw, Otto, Williams And Meyer Endorsed.” Long Beach Business Journal. October 26, 2015


Doug Otto and Freda Hinsche Otto Co-Chair Ranch Roundup

 Shirley Wild.  “Seen at the Scene: Whooping it up for children at Ranch Roundup.” Press-Telegram. October 10, 2015

Rancho Los Alamitos put on a rip-roarin’ Ranch Roundup on Sept. 12. The Western-themed benefit, attended by 300 people, raised more than $100,000 for the educational programs at the Rancho.