Research shows that more guns result in more shootings, and more shootings result in more gun sales. It is the most vicious of circles.
Grief and fear of school shootings are emotions I’ve grown up with. With my own kids now in school, those feelings have given way to hopelessness.
The current ruling of Roe v Wade is the right one; overturning will be profoundly and disturbingly wrong, columnist Tim Grobaty writes.
There is wisdom that accrues with age, even if it’s wisdom about things that are starting to fall from common usage. For instance: I know how to mail a letter. Not all younger folks do.
The simple matter is paying Alden Global Capital, which owns the Press-Telegram, for the scant information their papers provide about Long Beach, the money will only allow the papers to stay alive for the dwindling days before Alden sucks their last dollar.
Bush’s appearance at Monday night’s Distinguished Speakers series’ inaugural event at the Terrace Theater will likely be met with enthusiastic, but not rabid, applause and quiet attention.
Among the more than 1,000 passengers stepping ashore in Long Beach was Mayor Wade, whose written comments were handed out to the 800 crew members. He assured them that the Queen would be well cared for under the city’s stewardship. “It is expected that the vessel will have a continued life of at least 300 years,” he said.
In addition to providing resources, services, and networks for those coming home from incarceration, we also need to embrace them as part of our community.
Seeing the Jordan players flood the field to celebrate in front of a quality crowd that included a band, a drumline, and cheerleaders was like getting a B12 shot of optimism.
Yes, the city still has its share of red tape when it comes to starting a business, but for every hurdle, there are resources available.
In this final piece of the inaugural board, we reflect on the hopes and visions that we have for the city of Long Beach over the next five years.
The individualistic American ideal that if people work hard enough, they are guaranteed more access is a big, fat, white lie.
None of the 1,616 children who have passed through the Convention Center have been afforded a voice of their own—except one girl, whose account is buried in court documents.
Everyday arguments are escalating into violent, deadly encounters.
As we celebrate these improvements in LGBTQ+ affirmation, there’s also work to be done.
The following is a list of resources meant to educate parents, caregivers and allies of LGBTQ+ youth with age-appropriate books, information and more. Email us at [email protected] about any other resources not included and we’ll add them to this list.
The Local Control and Accountability Plan was the subject of a complaint in 2017 that accused LBUSD of misallocating funds earmarked for high-needs students. A settlement was reached the next year.
El impacto inicial para las familias en marzo de 2020 fue lidiar con los cierres y el cuidado infantil, un año después se ha producido una conversación similar en toda nuestra ciudad.
The initial shock for families in March 2020 was grappling over closures and child care, a year later a similar conversation has taken place across our city.