Economy

Is Long Beach Hiring Enough of Its Own?

Jun. 30, 2017 / By
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Advocates contend that the city has largely failed its promises to hire locally. The city says it has exceeded targets. Who's right? It depends on whom you mean by "local."

Long Beach Residents React to New Downtown Developments

Jun. 3, 2017 / By
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Although the city pledged to make affordable housing units, many Long Beach residents just don't think it's enough.

How Do LB Neighbors Talk About Gentrification?

Mar. 9, 2017 / By
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Despite emerging as a major urban issue, a Youth Reporter found that Long Beach residents don’t seem to want to talk about gentrification.