Posts Tagged as "Environment"

Residents Shine a Light on Pollution in Long Beach

Jun. 6, 2013 / By
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Long Beach residents currently live in air pollution, light pollution and water pollution. The Long Beach Port also plans to plant 6,000 trees by 2020 in an attempt to improve health quality this May...

When the Growing Gets Rough: An Urban Farm Struggles

May. 24, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Anthony Garza and Michelle Juvet. Videos by Shahrouz Khalifian

Tucked within the Carmelitos Housing Development in North Long Beach, the Growing Experience has been successful as an urban farm growing fresh and healthy produce and selling it at a low cost since 1996...

Ambiente de Mujer: LB Women Take Action for Environmental and Reproductive Health

Jan. 31, 2013 / By
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Alma Ortega (middle) and Jessica Tovar (right) make environmentally-safe house products.

This time there were no protest signs, nor protesting chants...

North Long Beach Residents Struggle to Find Healthy Food

Jan. 10, 2013 / By
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Text By CSULB Reporter Candace Manriquez, Video by CSULB Reporters Kim Norlund and Julian Cabrera

In any given direction from where Griselda Florinda Gomez lives on the west side of North Long Beach, there is a major grocery store within two miles...

Inside the First Long Beach Toxic Tour

Nov. 29, 2012 / By
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By VoiceWaves Guest Youth Reporter Kaitlyn Smith

The noxious smell of diesel began to fill my nose as the bus for the first Toxic Tour departed for our two-hour journey through Long Beach...

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...

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...

Litter: The Ecological Degradation of North Long Beach

Oct. 25, 2012 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Candace Marquez

Once a white working-class neighborhood, North Long Beach is now home to many ethnicities including African-Americans, Latinos, Samoans, and Tongans...

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...

Smog Bust: Measuring Long Beach Air Quality

Sep. 5, 2012 / By
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Everyday families and members of the Long Beach community live, work, and play near the freeways, busy streets, and the port of Long Beach...