Instead of the presumption derived from earlier reports that Mr. Kim might have been entirely responsible for the accident, the fact that he is provided the legal right to cross if done safely should provide some greater context to the incident. This is not to cast guilt on this accident but to provide the foundation for attempting to prevent it from happening again.
by Cameron Crockett | Last week, the Long Beach City Council voted to approve the Civic Center RFQ selection and proceed to the next stage of progression, the RFP from the three presenting teams. It was a complete endorsement of a single idea: that the only way to fix the endemic problems with the Main Library and City Hall tower is to create a ground up, entirely new Civic Center complex as part of a public private partnership with a yet-to-be determined team. But is this the right thing to do?
The Long Beach Senior Arts Colony, one part of a large development at the corner of Anaheim St. and Long Beach Boulevard, is an example of a new wave of affordable housing that not only engages seniors who want to be active in the arts, but aims to create spaces that are largely income-mixed and intergenerational.