A youth-led fruit stand in the Washington neighborhood means more to parents in the area than just a place to buy fresh fruit—it offers a chance to keep kids away from violence.
National News Literacy Week starts today as part of a campaign to promote knowledge of current events—a fundamental life skill—and provide tools to inform and empower the public.
The new bunk bed comes courtesy of Tito Rodriguez, known as “Hood Santa” and founder of Local Hearts Foundation, and anonymous donors who reached out after the Post wrote about the five girls and their Dad, Jesse Alcala, doing virtual school in their two bedroom Central Long Beach apartment.
This weekend, talk to breaking news reporter Valerie Osier or diversity and immigration reporter Stephanie Rivera at a Long Beach library in Downtown or North Long Beach.
Whether you feel like getting some culture, engaging in the city’s budget process or getting rid of old electronics and clothes, there’s something for everyone going on this weekend in Long Beach.
Kimberly Maddox, the former Co-President of Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride, Inc., a retired detective for the Long Beach Police Department, and a once top-ranking basketball player has been diagnosed with Stage IIIC ovarian cancer. A candlelight vigil will be held in her honor this Wednesday.
North Long Beach saw over 300 people fill Church One to partake in the third annual People’s State of the City. The annual address is a conglomerate of fifteen community and educational organizations to address citywide issues ranging from housing to jobs, environmental health to immigrant rights.
Once a mellower side street partially lined with old historic homes, 7th St. is now abustling cross-town connector living its contemporary life as more of a freeway, a crucial corridor teeming with it’s own destination potential—at least that’s how a group of neighborhood associations along the mile-and-a-half stretch see it.