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Residents Give Input on City’s Master Bike Plan

Apr. 15, 2016 / By
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The Beach Bicycle Master Plan hasn’t been updated since 2001 and suggestions from the public will be used to incorporate bike lanes, boulevards, and facilities.

Town Hall Hones in on School Culture & Fields School Board Candidates

Apr. 4, 2016 / By
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Hundreds of students and parents gathered Saturday for a town hall and school board candidates’ forum to address the need to create a positive school culture.

CSULB Lecture: Trafficking is Also An Immigration Issue

Mar. 28, 2016 / By
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Human trafficking is usually associated with sexual exploitation, but it also happens across low-wage labor sectors and particularly affects undocumented workers.

Activists Dance and Protest to ‘Stomp Out’ Wage Theft

Mar. 23, 2016 / By
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“Collect! Protect! Enforce!”

That’s what dozens of participants chanted as they danced in unison outside Long Beach City Hall on March 15...

Fatal Police Shooting Leads to Lawsuit Against Long Beach

Mar. 23, 2016 / By
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The family of a man shot to death by Long Beach police announced a $20 million lawsuit against the city Thursday and called for reforms within the police department...

Mia Mingus discusses transformative justice strategies Tuesday.

Long Beach Residents Explore Alternatives in Intervention

Mar. 10, 2016 / By
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Is it possible to confront neighborhood violence without police or public services? Hundreds of people gathered on Tuesday evening to explore this question and learn about the alternative approach commonly known as transformative justice.