New Image Emergency Shelter typically has well over 40,000 toys and gifts for children by this time of year. But this year they have collected just over 5,000.
Meet the family behind a soul food restaurant, a smoothie and wellness shop, and a salt lounge—all near St. Mary Medical Center not far from Downtown Long Beach.
Hear what your neighbors are grateful for this Thanksgiving.
This week we learn about the Gratitude Line, which is sponsored by Meals on Wheels, and three businesses on Ninth Street that are all owned by the same family.
This may be the season for giving for most of us, but for the unhoused, today is just another day they have to survive.
If you are not the best cook, or you are meeting your partner’s family for the first time this holiday season, we can help.
Co-owner of DreamKreators Studio Rhonda Love, met Broadus-Green while working in the mayor’s office.
And VIP Records owner Kelvin Anderson says he is hoping to turn the store into a Black Musical History Museum.
Ernie Veloz worked at the Queen Mary and helped set up the Dark Harbor during the anniversary year. And, rather than let the love for Dark Harbor die, he decided to build a replica in his front yard and is inviting everyone to attend.
We are three weeks away from the anticipated deadline for redistricting maps to be finalized. On this week’s edition of The Word on Long Beach, reporter Jason Ruiz takes us through what you need to know to get your voice heard.