A local arts education nonprofit announced this week that it has received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will benefit low-income middle school students in Long Beach Unified School District’s gifted and talented education...
byStephanie Rivera and City News Service inHealth
Communities across California are participating in the first-ever Clean Air Day initiative on Wednesday that asks individuals to pledge to take action to improve air quality—whether its carpooling, changing air filters or turning off the lights.
Free health screenings and presentations designed for the city’s Cambodian community will be offered during the 14th annual Khmer Health Forum at St. Mary Medical Center this Saturday, Oct. 6.
byStephanie Rivera and Valerie OsierinCity
Over the years, Long Beach has been praised for its walkability and its bike-friendliness, but data shows the streets that are most safe for pedestrians and bicyclists are in the wealthier parts of the city.
Now that recreational marijuana is legal in California airport police won’t cite or arrest travelers carrying legal amounts—at least that’s the case at Long Beach Airport and Los Angeles International Airport.
The second annual two-day State of Cannabis wrapped up Thursday aboard the Queen Mary, where those in the cannabis world were educated on the ins and outs of California's nine-month old legal industry.
Latinos make up 44.5 percent of Long Beach’s population, yet the city’s largest demographic is also one of the poorest, works mainly in the service and manual labor sectors and a high amount are without health insurance, according to...
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