Controversial Land Use Element, Dramatically Decreasing Long Beach’s Future Housing Supply, Moves to Council

by    in Opinion, Streets & Urban Design
Interested in the affordable housing conversation? We will be inviting affordable housing experts from around the nation for a free, public talk that will examine the complexity of the issue as well as the crisis in housing that currently...
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Long Beach Needs This: LA’s Proposed Street Sweeping App Prevents You From Getting a Ticket

by    in Out & About, Streets & Urban Design
This is part of our ongoing Long Beach Needs This series that seeks to address two things: Long Beach’s infamous “Manhattanitis,” where our people tend to stick to all-things-Long-Beach while rarely stepping outside and two, highlights great accomplishments, spaces, restaurants, and ideas...
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Long Beach’s Most Optimistic Mayor Admits Two Huge Problems: A Lack of Affordable Housing and Homelessness

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Photos by Brian Addison. Above: an underpass along the LA River houses one of the largest camp sites for those experiencing homelessness. One time, too tired to bike home, former Long Beach Airport Director Mario Rodriguez gave me a...
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