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Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia focuses on lowering crime rates through new justice lab

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia focuses on lowering crime rates through new justice lab

James Chow, Assistant News Editor

January 10, 2018

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

Seconds before a symphony of applause filled the auditorium, bright lights shined on Mayor Robert Garcia of Long Beach. The stage was his. He commandeered his audience and, with confidence said: “Th...

Money in Disneyheim

Money in Disneyheim

November 26, 2017

For Southern California natives, there are only two responses to Disneyland: it’s a magical place where dreams come true, or it’s the mecca of capitalism, whiny children and overpriced yet average tast...

City Council hopes to provide shelter and services for the homeless through city-wide funding

City Council hopes to provide shelter and services for the homeless through city-wide funding

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

The Long Beach City Council voted to approve and accept funding in order to address the homeless population Tuesday night.   Although the homeless population in Long Beach has decreased according to a c...

Long Beach’s Department of Health and Human Services to receive $8.17 million grant for homeless efforts

Madison Moore, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2015

Filed under News

The Long Beach Continuum of Care received its largest competitive grant, totaling $8.17 million, from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to battle homelessness on Feb. 17. The award will be split into two parts, with about $1 million to expand housing and support services and over $7 million to support or add on new homeless projects, according to a statement from the City of Long Beach. Mayor Robert...