As a Latino, I cannot pretend to understand what it is like to be a Black man in America but I can relate with the feeling of total helplessness during an interaction with law enforcement.
The name that you shall call the bridge henceforth: Long Beach International Gateway Bridge.
Here in Long Beach, you can be entered into a drawing for a Nintendo Switch or a couple of nights in one of the city’s fine hotels. The catch? To be eligible you have to get a vaccination that will prevent you from dying a slow and miserable death.
What’s the story behind the latest surge in shootings?
Many of the weak-of-heart who have over the years abandoned the southern part of the the aptly-named Golden State, have kept the “the,” so you’ll hear it now and again in some of the lesser western states. But it remains, by birth, a Southern California thing.
Sanctuary without accountability is unconscionable.
Santuario sin responsabilidad es inconcebible.
Members of the Long Beach Post’s Community Editorial Board shared their thoughts on the Derek Chauvin trial before the verdict was announced Tuesday. Here’s what they had to say about the larger issue of injustice.
Beyond the political rhetoric about sustainability lies the truth: Long Beach is an oil town.
I did manage to see one film at the Cinerama Dome. It was my birthday, Jan. 12, 1969 and I asked my parents to drop me and my best friend off at the theater to see Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
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.”