Beyond the political rhetoric about sustainability lies the truth: Long Beach is an oil town.
The following is a list of ways you can help combat homelessness, including contacting local leaders, supporting groups and resources to understand the issue and help others.
Permanent Supportive Housing is the best model that we have for individuals experiencing homelessness to be able to establish long-term independence.
Lack of access to education, lack of access to living-wage jobs, lack of access to mental health services and other health services, mass incarceration, and systemic racism, are some examples of the systemic barriers that create homelessness.
City parks are essential to the quality of life, health, resilience, and overall well-being of our communities.
Exigimos que los miembros de la junta escolar recuperen su poder para garantizar la transparencia y el gasto equitativo para reducir las disparidades educativas.
Re-empowering educators to do what they do best
We demand school board members reclaim their power to ensure transparency and equitable spending to narrow educational disparities.
We have a historic opportunity to invest in our children, at-risk youth, senior citizens, and those disadvantaged communities most devastated by the pandemic. But only if our elected leaders make the right choices.
Without getting tangled up in the intricacies of medical science and the whole messy business about how viruses work, Trump nearly a year ago put the threat of coronavirus in terms that a layperson could understand: “It’s going to disappear. One day, it’s like a miracle, it will disappear.”
Today, March 10, is the 88th anniversary of the Long Beach Earthquake.
The City’s Race & Reconciliation Initiative is compromised without accurate data on Black Long Beach.
The following list includes community initiatives specifically supporting Black Long Beach.
They call it their “golden ticket” and include a photo of getting a shot, or a filled-out CDC card reminding them (and you) of their second shot appointment, which will give them eternal life.
We all fear the sweeper.
The Lenten experience has traditionally been a mostly Catholic endeavor, though other religions also practice it, as do dedicated atheists who treat the 40-day sacrifice as an abbreviated, non-secular New Year’s Resolution.
After five days in the hospital with a blood infection, our columnist writes that no statistic or pie chart can communicate the unimaginable of this pandemic, as the hospital patient—with or without COVID-19—is completely alone.
Cuando era joven creciendo en Long Beach, yo mismo causé mucho dolor. Lastimé a mi comunidad. Hablé el lenguaje de la violencia. Es hora de que la ciudad rompa este círculo vicioso.
As a young man growing up in Long Beach, I myself caused a lot of pain. I hurt my community. I spoke the language of violence. It’s time for the city to break this vicious cycle.