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:

The Fight Against the SCIG Project Goes On

Oct. 31, 2012 / By
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Long Beach community members and groups are continuing the fight against the controversial proposed $500 million dollar container loading yard just outside city limits...

Students and Teachers Find Restorative Justice More Effective

Oct. 22, 2012 / By
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Reid High School Dean Melanie Webb was interrupted on Wednesday by an irate senior named Nickia Veasley...

Celebrating and Growing Digital Media Arts

Oct. 12, 2012 / By
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The fourth Digital Media Arts Summit brought sustainable digital media jobs and ideas to Long Beach last Thursday at the Grand events center...

Keeping the Port of Long Beach for Long Beachers

Oct. 5, 2012 / By
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During a community input meeting hosted by the Port of Long Beach and the West Long Beach Neighborhood Association, a young woman confronted port officials, asking them what was being done to ensure that port jobs reach Long Beach residents...

A Path Less Pedaled in Long Beach

Sep. 21, 2012 / By
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Last week’s 11th bi-annual Pro-Bike, Pro-Walk (PBPW) conference came at a dynamic time for transportation in Long Beach...

Police Limited In A Budget Balancing Act

Sep. 13, 2012 / By
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In the middle of discussing the use of one-time funds to patch-up the budget last week, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster complained it was “giving him heartburn.”..

Reading Their Fortunes: Improving the Reading Levels of Elementary School Students

Aug. 23, 2012 / By
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The Long Beach Public Library Foundation (PLF) is on a mission to dramatically improve the reading levels of primary school-aged children in Long Beach by the year 2020...

Summer Night Lights: Fun in the Park After Dark

Jul. 16, 2012 / By
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The Summer Night Lights (SNL) program- an initiative aimed at reducing the number of violent incidents at Long Beach parks during the summer, kicked off this week...

Language Access Gears Up in Long Beach

Jun. 12, 2012 / By
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Council members Steven Neal and Dee Andrews proposed in November 2011 that a universal language access policy be drafted to allow citizens that don’t speak English greater opportunity for civic engagement...

Powerhouse: Empowering Children With Autism

Jun. 5, 2012 / By
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Cover Photo: Kurtz and a student painting in 2008, fom an article published 2008 by the Signal Tribune.