For more than a decade, Steffz has had an unstable living situation—bouncing from shared housing to shelter to shelter to shelter.
More than 878,000 Californians filed for unemployment last week, a massive increase from the previous week.
Even if you can’t pay, the city wants essential workers to use “Work Long Beach” to find child care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Normally, news of a Starbucks opening in Long Beach wouldn’t warrant much attention but this coffee shop is different. Its unique aim—to employ and develop underserved youth and young adults—and its building design, which includes a transparent community conference room inside the store, sets it apart from the roughly 30 other locations scattered across Long Beach.