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A man with a mask over his mouth poses in front of a tree and holds a sign saying "Food 4 Less enforce mask use."

Long Beach residents continue protesting Kroger as closure of two local stores nears

Apr. 9, 2021 / By
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Both the Food 4 Less in North Long Beach and a Ralphs near the Traffic Circle are set to close April 17.
A yellow-green background has a blue dot at the bottom of it, with circles coming from it. An orange line divides two groups of text. On one side is the text "Cautious optimism amidst Biden's immigration reform." On the other side is a picture of Gaby Hernandez folding her arms and smiling next to the text "Featuring Gaby Hernandez, executive director of the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition."

PODCAST: Local advocates cautiously optimistic amidst Biden’s immigration reform plans

Mar. 18, 2021 / By
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Gaby Hernandez speaks about recent immigration reforms and what legislators and residents can do protect members of the immigrant community.
A woman holds an orange sign that says support workers not the bottom line.

Protests against Kroger’s Long Beach store closures continue

Mar. 15, 2021 / By
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The rally was another in a series of actions criticizing The Kroger Company's decision to close two local stores after the Long Beach City Council passed a hero pay ordinance.