Posts Tagged as "Long Beach"

Local Residents Reflect on Bullying in Long Beach

Mar. 11, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , ,

They say it takes a village to raise a child and according to Long Beach parents, students and community members, ending bullying is no different...

Q&A: Rene Castro Gets to the Root of Community Violence

Mar. 8, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , ,

Over the years, Long Beach has gained somewhat of a reputation as a violent city.

Just last year, Long Beach was named by the Centers for Disease Control as one of the top five cities in the nation with gang violence...

Bringing Sex Abuse Education to Schools in Long Beach

Mar. 6, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , ,

Proponents for sex-abuse education, including “Erin’s Law” sponsor Erin Merryn, came together to speak about the issue at the Long Beach Memorial Hospital last Friday...

Public Access Television Returns to Long Beach!

Mar. 2, 2013 / By
Tags: , , ,

 Charter Channel 32 & Verizon Channel 41


The Long Beach Public Access Digital Network’s (PADNET) mission is to empower Long Beach residents with quality resources to create and share locally produced news, information and entertainment that fosters community pride and civic engagement...

Long Beach Raises Awareness for Teen Dating Violence

Feb. 28, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , ,

When 21-year old Long Beach resident, Jenny, first started attending weekly meetings at the WomenShelter to support her mother who was a domestic violence survivor, she didn’t know she was in a violent relationship of her own...

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

Feb. 23, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , , ,

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...

The Peace Builders: Long Beach Immigrants Rights Coalition

Feb. 21, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , ,

Long Beach is a city known for its diversity: in people, music, and food. Regarded as a global city, it is a definite epic center of migration, with migrant workers commonly found in the booming hotel Industry and numerous foreign-born students attending the CSULB and Long Beach City College campuses...

Spotlighting Local Business: Dong Mai Cambodian Market

Feb. 21, 2013 / By
Tags: , , ,

By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Sandy Brambila, Chie Uraki, Katrina Guevara and Brianda Sanchez

In July of 2007, the mile-long area along Anaheim Street and between Junipero Avenue and Atlantic Avenue was appointed, Cambodia Town.  ..

CCEJ Celebrates Healing and Forgiveness After Violence

Feb. 16, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , ,

Last Tuesday the California Center for Equality and Justice (CCEJ) held their 22nd annual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at the Long Beach Convention Center...

Jordan High Waits For New Science Building

Feb. 16, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , ,

By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Mitch Atkinson, Audrey La Benz, Grace Orozco, Eddie Perez, Shima Razipour and Daniel Van Hoosier

New America Media’s youth-led VoiceWaves has partnered with the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) to produce content for

The Peace Builders: Michelle Molina

Feb. 14, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , , ,

“An expert in peace,” words used by Second District Council Person Suja Lowenthal to describe Michelle Molina...

Long Beach Youth Weigh in on Gun Control

Feb. 10, 2013 / By
Tags: , , ,

All over the country, people have been debating gun control after the tragic events at Sandy Hook elementary school left 20 children and six staffers killed...