Posts Tagged as "gentrification"

Long Beach Land Use Element Explained, Debunked

Mar. 6, 2018 / By
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Surrounding Long Beach's controversial housing plan were nasty debates over facts and why so little diversity was represented.

PREVIEW: Annual Activist Gathering Comes at Critical Moment for Long Beach Renters & Immigrants

Feb. 20, 2018 / By
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The People's State of the City, which annually gathers a multitude of activist coalitions, is coming at a critical moment for Long Beach's diverse communities.

Displacement & Parking — Activists Wary of Los Angeles Olympics’ Impact on Long Beach

Feb. 7, 2018 / By
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The Democratic Socialists of America’s Long Beach chapter is calling on the city to take a more democratic decision-making process.

Activists Issue Sharp Rebuke of Mayor’s City Speech

Jan. 11, 2018 / By
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Mayor Robert Garcia hailed the city’s progress in his address Tuesday. But these leaders think he has unfinished business.

Extreme Rent Hike Pushes Longtime Resident Out

Dec. 5, 2017 / By
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This disabled senior saw his rent increase and you're not going to believe by how much.

Persistent Gentrification in Long Beach Increases Student Homelessness and Debt

Oct. 23, 2017 / By
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“They’re working several jobs in order to make ends meet in addition to going to school. They come in hoping that financial aid will cover everything and they find out it will not.”

Beauty Without the Pain: Can Cambodian Americans Revitalize Their Town Without Displacing Their Own?

Oct. 23, 2017 / By
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Long Beach has the largest concentration of Cambodians outside of Cambodia. As the community seeks to improve their neighborhood, many recognize that revitalization without displacement is a balancing act.

The Paradoxical Nature of Gentrification in Long Beach’s Gayborhood

Oct. 13, 2017 / By
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When it comes to gentrification and the LGBTQ community, there seems to be two conversations — how so-called “gayborhoods” invite gentrification and how gentrification threatens gayborhoods’ existence.

One Family, Three Generations in a Changing Barrio

Oct. 9, 2017 / By
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Three generations of my family saw Santa Ana’s gentrification unravel its many forms before our eyes. Through the decades, my grandmother, my mother and I have been able to observe the changes in our own way.

At Annual Event, Coalition Calls for Unity Through Diversity in Face of Harsh Climate

Apr. 6, 2017 / By
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More than 20 Long Beach organizations came together at the 2017 People's State of the City yesterday to oppose deportations, pollution, gentrification, city funding priorities, and much, much more.

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.

Ballot Measure Aims to Stem Rising Youth Homelessness in L.A.

Mar. 2, 2017 / By
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More youth are homeless now because of Los Angeles' rising cost of living. Can Measure H help?