Posts Tagged as "Environment"

How To Live For Almost Free in Long Beach

Jul. 12, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , ,

In the video above, VoiceWaves highlights some places in Long Beach that are helping residents who desire to live sustainably and at low cost...

Q&A: Obama’s Climate Plan Could Ease Path to Clean Energy On Tribal Lands

Jun. 28, 2013 / By
Tags: ,

New America Media, Question & Answer, Ngoc Nguyen

Above: The Navajo Generating System / photo: Joshua Jovanelly, Gila River Indian News 

Editor’s note: President Obama unveiled a national plan to tackle climate change earlier this week, using his executive powers to bypass Congress, which had been gridlocked on measures to address the problem...

Movie Review: Bag It

Jun. 13, 2013 / By
Tags: ,

Editor’s Note: After reading Helpful Products, Dangerous Toxins by Fatima Ramirez, reader Adriana Garcia wrote in to commend Fatima for her article...

Local Fisherman Eat Contaminated Fish Despite Warnings

Jun. 7, 2013 / By
Tags: , , ,

By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Lauren Harvey, Ashley Ryan, Jessica Mendoza, Taylor Bell and Haley Adams

 ..

Residents Shine a Light on Pollution in Long Beach

Jun. 6, 2013 / By
Tags: , , ,

Long Beach residents currently live in air pollution, light pollution and water pollution. The Long Beach Port also plans to plant 6,000 trees by 2020 in an attempt to improve health quality this May...

When the Growing Gets Rough: An Urban Farm Struggles

May. 24, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , , , ,

By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Anthony Garza and Michelle Juvet. Videos by Shahrouz Khalifian

Tucked within the Carmelitos Housing Development in North Long Beach, the Growing Experience has been successful as an urban farm growing fresh and healthy produce and selling it at a low cost since 1996...

Ambiente de Mujer: LB Women Take Action for Environmental and Reproductive Health

Jan. 31, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , ,

Alma Ortega (middle) and Jessica Tovar (right) make environmentally-safe house products.

This time there were no protest signs, nor protesting chants...

North Long Beach Residents Struggle to Find Healthy Food

Jan. 10, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , , ,

Text By CSULB Reporter Candace Manriquez, Video by CSULB Reporters Kim Norlund and Julian Cabrera

In any given direction from where Griselda Florinda Gomez lives on the west side of North Long Beach, there is a major grocery store within two miles...

Inside the First Long Beach Toxic Tour

Nov. 29, 2012 / By
Tags: , , , ,

By VoiceWaves Guest Youth Reporter Kaitlyn Smith

The noxious smell of diesel began to fill my nose as the bus for the first Toxic Tour departed for our two-hour journey through Long Beach...

Eating Locally This Thanksgiving

Nov. 16, 2012 / By
Tags: , , ,

When Jimmy Ng introduced the process of planting and growing food to elementary students in North Long Beach, he was dumbstruck when they could not answer the question of where a piece of fruit came from...

LA Project, LB Problems: The SCIG Continues

Nov. 10, 2012 / By
Tags: , , ,

Scores of Long Beach children raised homemade frown-face signs to express their frustration with port officials at a special meeting held by Council Member James Johnson at Silverado Park Wednesday night...