Posts Tagged as "Housing"

More Displacement & Poor Air: Youth Protest 710 Freeway Expansion

Jul. 24, 2019 / By , and
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Long Beach youth and other 710 freeway communities gathered together in Commerce to protest the expansion of the freeway citing environmental consequences and displacement.

Amid Development Craze, At-Risk Khmer Market Finds Hope in Community

Dec. 19, 2018 / By
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This longtime staple of Cambodian food in Long Beach just might have a chance to survive following an outpour of support from residents. Find out why.

Man found dead on sidewalk couch in Long Beach. Area has major homelessness.

Aug. 5, 2018 / By
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A dead body was found Sunday on a couch on the sidewalk off Cedar avenue and Anaheim street, a corner where homeless persons commonly sleep on sidewalk mattresses or bare concrete at night and day.

Long Beach Land Use Element Explained, Debunked

Mar. 6, 2018 / By
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Surrounding Long Beach's controversial housing plan were nasty debates over facts and why so little diversity was represented.

PREVIEW: Annual Activist Gathering Comes at Critical Moment for Long Beach Renters & Immigrants

Feb. 20, 2018 / By
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The People's State of the City, which annually gathers a multitude of activist coalitions, is coming at a critical moment for Long Beach's diverse communities.

Activists Issue Sharp Rebuke of Mayor’s City Speech

Jan. 11, 2018 / By
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Mayor Robert Garcia hailed the city’s progress in his address Tuesday. But these leaders think he has unfinished business.

Beauty Without the Pain: Can Cambodian Americans Revitalize Their Town Without Displacing Their Own?

Oct. 23, 2017 / By
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Long Beach has the largest concentration of Cambodians outside of Cambodia. As the community seeks to improve their neighborhood, many recognize that revitalization without displacement is a balancing act.

The Paradoxical Nature of Gentrification in Long Beach’s Gayborhood

Oct. 13, 2017 / By
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When it comes to gentrification and the LGBTQ community, there seems to be two conversations — how so-called “gayborhoods” invite gentrification and how gentrification threatens gayborhoods’ existence.

One Family, Three Generations in a Changing Barrio

Oct. 9, 2017 / By
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Three generations of my family saw Santa Ana’s gentrification unravel its many forms before our eyes. Through the decades, my grandmother, my mother and I have been able to observe the changes in our own way.

How Do LB Neighbors Talk About Gentrification?

Mar. 9, 2017 / By
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Despite emerging as a major urban issue, a Youth Reporter found that Long Beach residents don’t seem to want to talk about gentrification.

Ballot Measure Aims to Stem Rising Youth Homelessness in L.A.

Mar. 2, 2017 / By
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More youth are homeless now because of Los Angeles' rising cost of living. Can Measure H help?