Long Beach, LA Lead California in Overall Prosperity—Except for Prosperity Amongst Middle Class, Low-Income Households

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Love data, reports, and rankings? Click here to scroll through our archive of all things data-driven. **** Photo by Brian Addison. Above: cranes loom over DTLB as construction for the Civic Center takes place.  Using six indicators as measurers—population, median income, home values,...

When a Condemned House in California Sells for $1.23M, We’re Choosing to Create a Rich Man’s Land & Prompt Displacement

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Interested in the affordable housing conversation? Click here for our full archives. **** Above: a photo of the condemned Fremont home that sold for over a million dollars in March of 2018. Perched on the façade of 3239 Bruce...

Free Talk Series Continues in Long Beach Focusing on Pedestrian and Bicyclist Deaths

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Photo by Brian Addison. Graphics by Baktaash Sorkhabi. When looking at safety on the streets, not all travelers are created equal—and that’s precisely the focus of our discussion on pedestrian and bicyclist deaths as we continue our free talk series, Emphasize,...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Set to Lease 18-Acre Site on Terminal Island to Build His Big Falcon Rocket

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Rendering courtesy of SpaceX. Whether you’re in SoCal or Silicon Valley, there is a generic weariness with which the majority of humans approach the very small number of humans that have vast amounts of wealth attached to tech. Elon...
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As San Pedro’s Famed Ports O’ Call Undergoes Demolition, Sleek Renderings Reveal Ambitious Plans for New Public Market

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Love looking at renderings of upcoming developments in the city? Click here for our full archive. **** Renderings courtesy of Rapt Studio and James Cornfield Field Operations. After plans were revealed in March of 2016 for the $100M renovation of...
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Free Public Talk Series in Long Beach Continues April 5 with Discussion, Documentary Screening on Homelessness

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For our full coverage on homelessness, click here. **** Photos by Brian Addison. Graphics by Baktaash Sorkhabi. Our free talk series, Emphasize, will continue hosting its public forums on Thursday, April 5, with a discussion and free screening of the...