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Housing Long Beach to host film screening

Jorge Paniagua, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

Have a seat, grab some popcorn and enjoy a free screening of “The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History,” courtesy of Housing Long Beach. The movie screening will be held at the Art Theatre of Long Beach on April 20 in an attempt to inform the community about affordable housing. HLB is a community organizing agency that works to increase the supply of affordable housing for Long Beach residents through policy work a...

Salud a la Vida/Cheers to Life! unable to keep up with condom demand

Salud a la Vida/Cheers to Life! unable to keep up with condom demand

April 17, 2016

With Cal State Long Beach’s student population at about 40,000, it should come as no surprise that the 2,800 condoms that are being dispensed weekly are not enough to provide for the entire student ...

Long Beach City enacts President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Challenge

Taryn Sauer, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

The City of Long Beach released the action plan for President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Challenge last week, with initiatives to create a community that better serves young men and boys of color. In accordance with Safe Long Beach, a violence prevention plan, the city was granted $1.5 million toward My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative that cultivates youth into career and college-ready citizens, engaged ...

Cal State Long Beach receives a $3.045 million grant to continue stem cell research internship

Cal State Long Beach receives a $3.045 million grant to continue stem cell research internship

April 13, 2016

Stem cells hold the potential to develop into several parts of human anatomy. For 10 Cal State Long Beach students, researching these cells has the potential to develop into careers. CSULB announced...

New supportive housing community, Anchor Place, is underway

Lauren Torres, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016

Filed under Long Beach, News

While passing through the streets of downtown Long Beach, there are certain aspects that are hard to miss: organic food spots, ongoing construction projects, boutiques and homeless residents asleep on church steps and discarded couches. According to the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, there were a reported 1,513 unsheltered citizens and 94 unsheltered veterans in 2015. The City of Long Beach, in pa...

Happy New Year, from Cambodia Town

Happy New Year, from Cambodia Town

April 10, 2016

  Long Beach’s Cambodian community celebrated its 10th annual Cambodian New Year parade yesterday. The parade was held along Anaheim Street in Cambodia Town, home to one of the largest Camb...

Cambodia Town combats neighborhood crime in meeting

Erik Öhrström, Staff Writer

April 10, 2016

Filed under Crime, Events, Long Beach, News

  In the small dark auditorium of the Gamboa Theater in Cambodia Town, local residents helped decide how to reduce crime with Development Project Manager Alem Hagos at the Anaheim, Orange, Cherry and Seventh Street Neighborhood Association meeting Wednesday night.     “Right now 11th Street and 10th Street on Orange Avenue by Lincoln High School are the most important areas to address,” AOC7 President Andr...

City of Long Beach seeks to expand bicycling network

City of Long Beach seeks to expand bicycling network

April 10, 2016

The City of Long Beach is hosting the “ABC’s of Bicycling,” an open house for the Bicycle Master Plan, April 14 from 5-8 p.m. The BMP is a document used to guide future improvements to the L...