Posts Tagged as "Long Beach"

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.

Long Beach People’s State of the City: 30 Days Later

May. 5, 2017 / By and
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We look back on the event to ask, how are you continuing to make positive change?

Long Beach Remembers the L.A. Riots 25 Years Later

Apr. 29, 2017 / By
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Long Beach residents and police recall the days of unrest and reflect on current tensions between law enforcement and people of color.

Hillary Clinton Rallies at Long Beach City College: Highlights

Jun. 9, 2016 / By and
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Just before California's presidential primary, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a rally at Long Beach City College. Here are a few highlights.

Film Screening & Discussion: Come Hell or High Water- The Battle for Turkey Creek

Apr. 17, 2014 / By
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Please join East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice for the free film premier and discussion of Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek with film maker Leah Mahan...

For Years, LBUSD Students Found School Lunch Unhealthy & Unappetizing

Apr. 16, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Evan Cornutt

Cal State Long Beach student Blake Dempsey remembers one thing more than any other about his time growing up in the Long Beach Unified School District: the food...

Language Access Rally & Hearing: April 14

Apr. 16, 2014 / By
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Is the City doing its job to implement language access?

Last year in August 2013, community residents were successful in urging the City Council to pass a City-wide Language Access Policy that increased and improved translation and interpretation services for residents in Spanish, Khmer and Tagalog. ..

Candidates Tackle Affordable Housing Issues at the Latino LB Mayoral Forum

Mar. 27, 2014 / By
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Over 50 residents gathered from all parts of Long Beach at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) on Sunday to see six of ten mayoral candidates speak on the critical issues currently affecting Latino residents...

Respected on the Street, But Not in the Industry: Women Skateboarders of LB

Mar. 26, 2014 / By
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Skate parks around the city have grown busy over the last half-decade. With over five skate parks in the city, Long Beach residents have more access to the solo sport than they did ten years ago...

Local Parents Applaud Common Core, But Cite Challenges

Mar. 17, 2014 / By
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As the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) begins to adopt the new education standards known as Common Core, it is being tested on how well it overcomes barriers to informing and involving parents in the effort to help students adapt and achieve...

Residents Share Personal Stories at People’s State of the City

Mar. 13, 2014 / By
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Last week, as hundreds gathered to raise awareness about the top issues affecting Long Beach at the People’s State of the City event in North Long Beach, VoiceWaves spoke to residents and community leaders about how their own personal stories connected with the issues being discussed: living wage, pollution, public safety and education...