Patrick Moreno

Patrick Moreno Patrick Moreno is a graduate of the CSULB department of journalism. He wrote for the Daily 49er and spent more than a year with VoiceWaves reporting on the diverse communities of Long Beach. Originally from Ventura California, Moreno studied photography for 5 years before transferring to CSULB to work on his writing. At the heart of his work is Moreno's love for culture and the arts, but it is through factual and fair reporting that he hopes to transform his community into a place where people can express themselves and continue to thrive. Patrick is also a musician, artist and photographer, beach bum, and capoerista!

Posts by Patrick Moreno:

Long Beach Envisions Peace Through MLK

Jan. 13, 2013 / By
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When Virgia Wade was living in Long Beach in the 1970s and 80s, she never saw blacks and Latinos together anywhere and the police freely beat and arrested young people on their way home from school...

Fear of Deportation Takes its Toll on LB Immigrants

Jan. 6, 2013 / By
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Long Beach residents Joel H. and Rigoberto M. are undocumented fathers with children in the United States, and in their homelands of Honduras and Mexico...

Harsh Punishment Policies Plague Students of Color

Jan. 2, 2013 / By
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Young people with the worst graduation rates in Long Beach are falling victim to disciplinary practices that make graduating high school even more daunting...

Education Proposition: What LB Educators Think

Jan. 2, 2013 / By
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Over the last 25 years California has continued to face an education crisis, and more recently, schools have not only seen continuous hikes in tuition rates, but drastic cuts in classes and teachers...

Impounds Burden Poor Long Beach Residents

Dec. 23, 2012 / By
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In many parts of Long Beach, finding parking can be difficult and for many residents, this can mean more than just getting at ticket...

Getting Childcare Under a Tight Budget

Dec. 8, 2012 / By
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The first five years of a child’s life is when they grow and develop the most...

A Young Person’s Guide to Getting a Job in Long Beach

Nov. 30, 2012 / By
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Let’s face it: While it’s been a few years since the recession began, it’s still hard to find a job...

Apprenticeships Helping People Find Careers

Nov. 24, 2012 / By
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Apprenticeships are important to Long Beach because they are a way for men and women who haven’t received a university education to earn a living-wage, even when more than half of recent college grads nationwide are unemployed, or “underemployed.”..

Eating Locally This Thanksgiving

Nov. 16, 2012 / By
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When Jimmy Ng introduced the process of planting and growing food to elementary students in North Long Beach, he was dumbstruck when they could not answer the question of where a piece of fruit came from...

LA Project, LB Problems: The SCIG Continues

Nov. 10, 2012 / By
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Scores of Long Beach children raised homemade frown-face signs to express their frustration with port officials at a special meeting held by Council Member James Johnson at Silverado Park Wednesday night...

Long Beach Celebrates Local and State Victories

Nov. 8, 2012 / By
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As the election inched closer to a conclusion, many Long Beach residents were jubilant Tuesday night...

LB Voters to Decide on Wages and Election Scheduling

Nov. 2, 2012 / By and
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Videos by  Joshua Jimenez

On Tuesday, Long Beach residents will cast their votes on a range of issues, including a living wage for hotel workers to a schedule change for municipal elections...