Posts Tagged as "Long Beach"

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...

LB Musicians Struggle With Venue Shortage

Jan. 11, 2014 / By
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If you live in a big city, like Los Angeles, you could easily become spoiled from the abundance of entertainment that is available to you...

A Long Beach Teen Immigrant Story

Jan. 8, 2014 / By
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Ed. Note: The Boston Marathon bombings have raised questions over how young immigrants in this country are impacted by the experience of war and trauma in their homeland...

Long Beach Students & Teachers Reflect on Fast Food

Jan. 2, 2014 / By
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Just down the street from Cabrillo High School in West Long Beach is a fast-food paradise: McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Winchell’s, Carl’s Jr., and a Jack-in-the-Box all on opposite corners of PCH and Atlantic...

Our New Year’s Resolution for the Community

Jan. 2, 2014 / By
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[Ed. Note] VoiceWaves asked some of our youth reporters what they wish to see happen in their community in the new year...

A Case for Investing in Mental Health Services to Prevent Violence

Dec. 30, 2013 / By
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Since the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last November, there has been a continued national discussion prioritizing mental healthcare as a means to end violence in communities...

Dear Santa: What My School Needs This Xmas

Dec. 24, 2013 / By
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By VoiceWaves Guest Reporters Citlali Hernandez and Jocelyn Sanchez

[Ed.Note] VoiceWaves asked two Long Beach high school students to take a photo that depicts things or conditions at their school that they would like to see addressed and/or improved...