byTodd R. Means & Bailey K.F. Means inCommentary
Previously, possession of marijuana without a medical recommendation was considered illegal conduct, and therefore could be used as a basis to detain someone. This is no longer true, so long as you are legally possessing marijuana.
byPasin Chanou inCommentary
Long Beach is a place where immigrant economic contributions are front and center. Instead of pursuing higher education, many Cambodian refugees have become entrepreneurs. They’ve opened restaurants, jewelry stores, beauty salons, grocery stores and tailoring businesses.
byEric Gray inCommentary
Serving public office is an honor and a privilege but should be won based on a more fair and equitable playing field. It is not progressive to concentrate power at the top leaving new candidates with fresh ideas and...
byPatricia Costales inCommentary
Superman is an immigrant. Batman experienced devastating trauma as a child due to community violence. Spider-Man was bullied in school. Jessica Jones suffers from PTSD.
byAl Austin II inCommentary
In an increasing number of cities and counties throughout California, there is a movement to advance the concept that voters choose their representatives, not the other way around.
byMayor Garcia and Kate Azar inCommentary
All 12 library branches offer general use computers and free Wi-Fi. For many in our community, the library is the only place they can access a computer or the internet.
byRex Richardson inCommentary
We can and should do more and act immediately. Our city should pursue innovative ideas and inventive approaches to homelessness and housing affordability. If we do this right, we can become the model for other cities across the country...
byRobert Garcia inNews
I know the best days of the Long Beach Post are ahead. I'm confident its journalists will report important stories, keep our local government accountable, and publish stories that we at the city won’t like—and isn’t that the point?
byErnesto Rocha inCommentary
Believing that you are not wanted in this country is one thing, but being separated from your family by ICE agents, put in a holding facility, caged behind chain linked fences, mocked, and told you are not wanted is...
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