Posts Tagged as "Long Beach"

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...

How LB Young Men of Color Are Committing to Succeeding in School

Mar. 5, 2014 / By
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[Ed. Note]: Last week, over 400 students in Long Beach convened together at California State University, Long Beach to talk about the issues they face as boys and men of color...

50 Years After The Civil Rights Act: Looking Back & Moving Forward

Feb. 18, 2014 / By
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Last week, the California Conference for Equality and Justice celebrated its 23rd annual Interfaith/Intercultural breakfast commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act...

Seven Mayoral Candidates Face-Off in Live, Televised Debate

Jan. 29, 2014 / By
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At the last week’s debate, seven of ten mayoral candidates, fought for one chance to lead the City of Long Beach for the next four years...

Residents Celebrate MLK’s Legacy in Long Beach

Jan. 24, 2014 / By
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More than 45 years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. died, many argue that there is still much civil rights work to be done...

I Slam, Therefore I Am: A Look into the LB Poetry Scene

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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Between Artesia Boulevard and Ocean Boulevard, sectioned off by Sante Fe and the San Gabriel River, there are more open mic events than one can count on two hands.

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Children Living On The Westside Struggle With Asthma

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Jason Farabaugh, Andrew Spencer and Jami Kiyohara
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