Posts Tagged as "Long Beach"

Young and Pregnant in Long Beach: A Resource Guide

Jan. 11, 2013 / By
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Pregnancy can be an exciting, joy-filled time in a young woman’s life. It can also be scary and challenging, especially for first-time, young and low-income mothers...

Fear of Deportation Takes its Toll on LB Immigrants

Jan. 6, 2013 / By
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Long Beach residents Joel H. and Rigoberto M. are undocumented fathers with children in the United States, and in their homelands of Honduras and Mexico...

Impounds Burden Poor Long Beach Residents

Dec. 23, 2012 / By
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In many parts of Long Beach, finding parking can be difficult and for many residents, this can mean more than just getting at ticket...

City Lags on Much Needed Park Improvements

Dec. 21, 2012 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Sandy Brambila, Katrina Guevara, Chie Uraki and Eric Bryan.

Central Long Beach has the lowest number of park space for the highest percentage of families in unemployment and with children in poverty as compared to the other parts of the city, according to Best Start L.A...

Long Beach Undocuqueers Take Stage at CSU

Dec. 16, 2012 / By
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Undocuqueer activists opened up to an audience of fifty at CSU Long Beach to discuss the ways in which their undocumented and queer identities, experiences, and dialogues will shape immigration policy in the upcoming year...

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...

Talking About Preventing Youth Suicide

Dec. 7, 2012 / By
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At 19 years old, Ana* has gone through a lot.

Only a year ago, her main caretaker, her grandmother, died and she came out to her family and friends as bisexual...

Undocumented and Abused: One Woman’s Story

Dec. 7, 2012 / By
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When Ana Del Valle* arrived to the United States from Morelos, Mexico in the late 1980s to reunite with her husband in Los Angeles, she left behind everything and everyone she had known: her daughter, her sisters, her mother, and her country...

Legalize It: The Economic Debate in Long Beach

Nov. 30, 2012 / By
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By VoiceWaves Youth Reporter Abbey Rhodes

This month Colorado and Washington State legalized marijuana for medicinal and recreational use...

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...

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...

Apprenticeships Helping People Find Careers

Nov. 24, 2012 / By
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Apprenticeships are important to Long Beach because they are a way for men and women who haven’t received a university education to earn a living-wage, even when more than half of recent college grads nationwide are unemployed, or “underemployed.”..