Posts Tagged as "Gang Violence"

Here Are Some Solutions Residents Say Will Quell Violence This Summer

Jul. 10, 2015 / By
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Last month was the most violent June in recent years with 18 shootings directed at people, five of them fatal, according to Long Beach police.

Teens Present Solutions To End Youth Violence

Feb. 13, 2014 / By
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[Ed. Note] As the local election gears up, one issue that has been hot on the candidates’ lips is public safety...

Chicago Artist Forces Us to Take Another Look at Murders

Jul. 8, 2013 / By
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The NorthStar News, News Feature, Frederick H. Lowe

Every Monday morning, Chicago’s newspapers, television and radio stations never fail to bring readers, viewers and listeners the latest news about murders and shootings in Chicago’s two other worlds–the South and West Sides...

Summer Night Lights Comes Back to LB Parks

May. 29, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Alison Keiser, Ben Maxson and Ruby Limon.

Some more of Long Beach’s affluent residents are planning their summer vacations...

Voices from the LA Gang Conference

May. 17, 2013 / By
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Last week, community members, law enforcement and health and city officials from all over Southern California came together to discuss gang violence prevention and intervention strategies...

Long Beach Violence Prevention Plan

May. 5, 2013 / By
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The City of Long Beach is currently developing a comprehensive Violence Prevention Plan. The city has convened an advisory committee composed of over 40 members...

Youth To Be A Priority in LB Violence Prevention Plan

Mar. 15, 2013 / By
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Focusing on youth intervention and prevention was at the top of the list of tasks that resulted from last week’s first community meeting to create a concrete violence prevention plan in Long Beach...

Gang Injunctions: a Secret in Long Beach

Dec. 15, 2012 / By
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Anytime after 10 p.m., 18-year old Mike gets a little scared to be in his neighborhood...

Rhyme and Reason: Thoughts from Falealili

Oct. 6, 2011 / By
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Ben Falealili’s “Put Your Guns Down”.

Ben Falealili is a 22 year-old spoken word artist. He was born in Oakland, California, but raised in west Long Beach...