Posts Tagged as "violence"

Long Beach Syrians React to U.S. Intervention

Sep. 20, 2013 / By
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Syria is a beautiful country and many take pride for calling it home. But after the killings, the hurt and the chemical war could it still be home?..

Fruitvale Station the Movie: Will the World Feel it Like We Do in Oakland?

Jul. 12, 2013 / By
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Commentary • Pendarvis Harshaw

OAKLAND, Calif. — The crowd let out a monstrous applause just before the private screening of Fruitvale Station began inside Oakland’s Grand Lake Theatre...

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...

Residents Celebrate Peace in North Long Beach

Jun. 12, 2013 / By
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This past Friday, residents in North Long Beach were treated to a concert as part of “BE S.A.F.E...

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...

Long Beach Violence Prevention Plan Community Safety Meeting

May. 22, 2013 / By
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The City of Long Beach invites you to a Community Safety Meeting about the LBVPP.  We want to hear from you. ..

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 at Reid Bring Awareness to Sexual Assault

Apr. 26, 2013 / By
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Every ninety seconds, someone is sexually assaulted in the United States, according to U.S. Department of Justice and in last year Long Beach, there were 115 documented rapes...

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...

Violence Prevention Planning Launches

Mar. 11, 2013 / By
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A crowded room of Long Beach residents listened to city officials describe the development process for a Violence Prevention Strategic Plan at Chavez Recreation Center on March 9...

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

Mar. 8, 2013 / By
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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...