Posts Tagged as "Jobs"

High Schools Students Doubtful About Future Careers

Dec. 5, 2013 / By
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Everyday, Californians struggle to find and keep jobs in today’s languishing economy. For the high school students who are about to make decisions that will impact the rest of their lives, watching their parents, friends and teachers lose their jobs has created a sense of doubt about their future...

Community Members Lead ‘People’s State of the City’

Apr. 17, 2013 / By
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It’s perhaps the biggest congregation of Long Beach activist groups.

It’s the Mayor’s State of the City...

SCIG Passes, But the Fight isn’t Over Yet

Mar. 15, 2013 / By
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So it begins. What has been a long uphill battle, might get even longer.

More than a week has passed since The Port of Los Angeles’ Board of Harbor Commissioners approved the Environmental Impact Report for construction of a cutting-edge shipping yard on the edge of Long Beach by railroad giant Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF)...

High Rents, Low Wages Spell Housing Crisis for LB’s Working Poor

Feb. 23, 2013 / By
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LONG BEACH, Calif. — Thousands of families here are being financially stretched to their breaking point due to rental costs that are out of sync with what the average resident can afford, according to recently released city data — and the job outlook over the next seven years doesn’t suggest that will change anytime soon...

A Young Person’s Guide to Getting a Job in Long Beach

Nov. 30, 2012 / By
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Let’s face it: While it’s been a few years since the recession began, it’s still hard to find a job...

Hotel Workers Won a Living Wage– Now What?

Nov. 29, 2012 / By
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It was about 9 p.m. on election night at Pizza Pi Restaurant on Broadway and Lime...

Green Cadre Program-Free Green Job Training For Low Income Young Adults In The South Bay

Jan. 6, 2012 / By
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David Madrid • Silicon Valley De-Bug • Audio/Interview • January 62012

Block2Block radio host David Madrid talks with David Lovato and Juan Avila from the City of San Jose’s Green Cadre Progam...

Getting Back To Work: Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell

Dec. 11, 2011 / By
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“Getting Back To Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach” was organized to facilitate a conversation on responsible job creation in Long Beach...

Dealing with Poverty

Dec. 7, 2011 / By
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 POVERTY IS when you are struggling
financially to pay for your food,possessions, housing, etc. Right now, there is no such thing
as a wealthy class, middle, class, and lower class.

Getting Back to Work: Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach

Nov. 25, 2011 / By
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A large audience turned out on Saturday, November 12 at the Maya Hotel for “Getting Back to Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach”...