Wendy Lopez

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A Healthy Long Beach Is…

Jan. 2, 2013 / By
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VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez asked Long Beach residents, “What does a healthy community look like?” Here’s what Camerine Ponn had to say...

Students Mourn ‘Death of Education’

May. 21, 2012 / By
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Photos and Text by Wendy Lopez, VoiceWaves.

With budget cuts unsettling students and educators on campuses throughout the state, students and community members of Long Beach City College recently staged protests with theatrical flair.  ..

Community Voices: Jose Landino

May. 13, 2012 / By
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Jose Landino is a Long Beach hotel worker. He tells VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez what a healthy Long Beach looks like to him...

A Healthy Community Is…

Apr. 30, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez asked Long Beach residents, “What does a healthy community look like?” Here’s what Camerine Ponn had to say...

Optimism in Long Beach’s Future

Apr. 20, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez found optimism at the People’s State of the City event. Community Organizer Eric Leocadio explains why...

Advocating for Immigrant Rights

Apr. 12, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves Wendy Lopez interviewed Annette Quintero, Community Organizer for Long Beach Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition, about the organization’s mission and services...

Optimism about City’s Future

Apr. 8, 2012 / By
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Former Long Beach Councilmember Tonia Reyes Uranga expressed her optimism after being asked the question “Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the future of Long Beach?” VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez asked this question to attendees at the recent first People’s State of the City event in Long Beach...

Community Voices: Martina de Santiago

Apr. 1, 2012 / By
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Are You Optimistic or Pessimistic about the Future of Long Beach? VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez asked this question to attendees at the recent first People’s State of the City event in Long Beach...

Community Voices: People’s State of the City- Adalhi Montes

Mar. 26, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez interviewed a wide range of people recently at the first Peoples State of the City event...

Q&A: Jessica Quintana

Mar. 22, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez interviewed Jessica Quintana, Executive Director of Centro CHA. The organization “… exists with the mission to enrich the lives of low-income, underserved Latino/a youth, families and neighborhoods in the City of Long Beach through community advocacy, health and educational programs, social and economic enrichment, cultural arts, community service, and after-school youth development programs...

The People Speak

Mar. 7, 2012 / By
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Text and Photos by Wendy Lopez, VoiceWaves Journalist.

The People’s State of the City took place on Wednesday, February 29, 2011...

Re-Imagining Small Businesses

Feb. 8, 2012 / By
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Edgar Nuñez (left) and his father are but two examples of small business owners along the Anaheim Corridor.  ..