Posts Tagged as "Long Beach"

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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It Can Wait: One Teen’s Attempt To End Texting While Driving

Jan. 21, 2014 / By
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After two car accidents killed seven youth in Long Beach last Memorial Day, young actress, and Wilson High School Junior Karley Cable, created a PSA video, dubbed Almost There, to promote the dangers of texting while driving among teens...

Neighborhood Art Show Turns Trash into Treasures

Jan. 21, 2014 / By
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Building Healthy Communities Long Beach showcased a collection of art made by trash. The art was created by neighborhood artists in the city with trash they found in their own neighborhoods...

Back On The Map: Rappers On The Current State Of Hip-Hop In Long Beach

Jan. 20, 2014 / By
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When people think of where hip-hop comes from, the West Coast is probably on the top of that list...

My Trip to the White House: A Reporter’s Notebook

Jan. 15, 2014 / By
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When I first found out I was going to D.C, I was shocked and happy. I keep thinking, “Really?..

LB Youth Celebrate Filipino Culture

Jan. 13, 2014 / By
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[Ed. note] Late last year, the Filipino Migrant Center held a community cultural night to celebrate the 150th birthday of Filipino revolutionary Andres Bonafacio...

Students Have 99 Problems, and the Bus is One

Jan. 12, 2014 / By
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Backpack, check. Breakfast, check. Out the door you go and you’re thinking, “Today will be a good day.” But just as you walk to the bus stop, you see the bus fly by...