We also chat with Ebony Utley, an author, CSULB communications professor and associate director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship who talks about how to start your own business and be your own boss.
This week on The Word on Long Beach, school is back in session, and Mike Guardabasico tells us how it went. Later, Tim Grobaty talks about the perspectives of veterans as we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
We also visit a new pilot program with the Long Beach Police Department designed to prevent lethal force.
The festival is organized by Long Beach husband-wife duo Julia Kugel Montoya and Scott Montoya. Their goal is to provide a hassle-free day of music for both artists and fans.
This week on The Word on Long Beach: Fathers find a resource that allows them to open up. And, a local dentist’s office helps an exonerated man brighten his smile as he transitions back into society.
Numerous groups came out Wednesday night to the Long Beach Board of Education meeting to protest a mask mandate for students and staff and vaccine requirements—or they came out to support the district’s safety precautions against COVID-19.
This week on The Word on Long Beach, we discuss the importance of mental health, specifically in the Black community.
In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, activists pushed for swift action on police reform and racial justice. But what’s actually happened in Long Beach?
This week, the Chair of the Long Beach Independent Redistricting Commission, Alejandra Gutierrez, provides insight into how the process works.
This week on The Word on Long Beach we explore funds that the Long Beach Black Community should know about, and, we’ll tell you how to get a custom skateboard.