Leaders in the Cambodian community worry that the closure of cultural restaurant La Lune Thmey in December 2019 may have been the beginning of the loss of one of the city’s most well-known and identifiable corridors, particularly as developers see potential in the area.
Councilwoman Suely Saro, who represents the area, said the investment is rare and would improve the quality of life for residents.
Activists including Common Cause and Equity for Cambodians—working to combat gerrymandering—campaigned for a measure they hoped would reunify the city’s Cambodian community into one district for more voting power.
Long Beach police were in a brief standoff this morning at an apartment building in Cambodia Town where they believed a man who’d brandished a gun was cornered early Tuesday morning.
The Cambodia Town Relief Fund raised more than $72,000 on GoFundMe, and organizers are handing out checks to 31 approved recipients who applied for the funds.
Community members envisioned a future MacArthur Park; one with more amenities, security and parking.
Serving the Cambodian community since the 1990s, KH Supermarket in Central Long Beach has been an essential cog for the local culture—and might face demoliton.
Cambodia Town residents have reason to rejoice this weekend: a playground will be back in operation, with renewed luster.
Long Beach’s MacArthur Park will undergo a $553,000 renovation after receiving a grant from the California Department of Housing and Community Development Housing-Related Parks (HRP), city officials said Friday.
Keeping true on a promise made last year, the Cambodian Coordinating Council (Cam-CC) announced this week that for the first time since 2011, a Cambodian New Year Parade will again be hosted on Anaheim Street.