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After months of organizing by tenants, City Council set to vote on temporarily banning evictions for substantial remodeling

Jul. 6, 2021 / By
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Tenants and advocates have spoken up about a substantial remodeling “loophole” being used by landlords to pursue evictions. A policy to end these evictions is finally up at city council.

VIDEO: VoiceWaves explains Long Beach’s food deserts

Jan. 29, 2021 / By
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In this video, we explain what a food desert it is and what it looks like in Long Beach, as well as what one resident is doing to fight it.
A woman has her arm extended as she looks forward. To the left, another woman draws blood from her arm.

IN PHOTOS: What it’s like to grieve during a pandemic

Jan. 15, 2021 / By
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A CSULB student documents what it is like for their grandmother to grieve the loss of her husband during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two people at the front of a march hold a banner with "Defund L B P D" written across it.

Why Long Beach activists have called for defunding LBPD

Jan. 15, 2021 / By
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Community activists detail why "Defund LBPD" has been a demand echoed by many throughout the last year.
Vick Bouzi pointing his hand toward City Hall.

Election continues to inspire rallies in Long Beach

Nov. 10, 2020 / By
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Long Beach residents and community organizations gathered again after the election results were more clear, continuing to call for more activism.