The constant caption attached to this year’s L.A. County Homeless Count was definitely worth noting: for the first time in four years, the homeless population has dropped. This year represented a 4 percent dip over last year, with 53,195...
The man hasn’t been born who hasn’t confused opposites from time to time — who’s said “yes,” when clearly he meant “no,” or who’s misunderstood the subtle nuances between “up” and “down” or in the instance of the matter...
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...
New data from the National Low Income Housing Coalition has revealed that the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area is the worst in the state in terms of affordable and available units for its most vulnerable renters
Like Long Beach itself, the story of gentrification and housing is a complex one. It's an issue that affects both those who have been here awhile as well as those who have just discovered Long Beach.
The conversation surrounding what Long Beach was, what it is, and what it could be is a complex one. It has resulted in both jeers and cheers toward Mayor Robert Garcia’s leadership when it comes to housing and development....
byBrian AddisoninCommentary, Food
A plethora of billboards—60 to be exact—have popped up throughout the Los Angeles region, including here in Long Beach, with one simple directive: "Dairy is scary—watch it on YouTube."
byDr. Mauricio Heilbron Jr.inCommentary
A case that’s impossible to forget…a man holding a firecracker arrived with all five fingers blown off. When his reconstructions were done, he was left with a thick, fleshy spatula, that flexed at the wrist.
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