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City Council continues efforts to reduce homelessness in Long Beach

City Council continues efforts to reduce homelessness in Long Beach

Bryan Aparicio, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News

The City Council discussed a new initiative to tackle homelessness and housing in Long Beach. During the motion, Kelly Colopy, the Long Beach Director of Health and Human Services, presented the Ev...

ASI kicks off Homelessness Awareness Week by hosting a panel with students who have used the Basic Needs Program

ASI kicks off Homelessness Awareness Week by hosting a panel with students who have used the Basic Needs Program

November 13, 2018

Jorge Sandoval, a graduate psychology major, had to take an educational leave because college turned out to be too expensive. Just before his return, Sandoval was injured a car accident that left him un...

Housing near Long Beach State is highest in the city

Housing near Long Beach State is highest in the city

September 9, 2018

As Long Beach State welcomes thousands of students back to campus for another year of higher education, students may be looking to live closer to campus. Housing is the most expensive near the univers...

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...