Photo by Allan Crawford
When 2nd District Councilmember Jeannine Pearce took office, she was hearing the Parking Warriors very clearly: they wanted more spaces, dammit. And she said she ...On August 7, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
Yesterday, it was announced that Long Beach and Los Angeles are in the nation’s ten most diverse cities. The day before? Long Beach was ...On May 6, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Above: Lees Ave. in East Long Beach. Photo by Brian Addison.
For anyone living in Long Beach, the beauty of it all is the fact that our neighborhoods are so ...On April 25, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
DeVaugn [last name redacted] has been living in her car for nearly a month now with her teenage daughter, most of it spent at Bixby ...On February 8, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Back in May, an impressive cohort of nine creative doers and thinkers came together in Long beach and after months of research and planning, they now have five ...On October 14, 2015 / By Baktaash Sorkhabi
Photo below by Brian Addison.
Long Beach’s youngest mayor, Robert Garcia, sat in his office today to hold a small gathering for what many would call an earmark in ...On July 15, 2015 / By Longbeachize Staff
After a group of concerned citizens prompted the Long Beach City Council to halt and re-examine the $5.8M rehab of the bluff on April 29, the ...On December 17, 2014 / By Brian Addison
It’s been four years in the making and not without a few bumps in the road, but the groundbreaking for the New North Branch Library is finally ...On October 21, 2014 / By Asia Morris
Photo courtesy of Lisa Beth Anderson.
After six years of development and a few decades after its last update, ...On June 19, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Belmont Shore’s Second Street corridor is rife with tourists, shops, restaurants, and some of Long Beach’s most affluent and comfortable denizens. So it would make sense ...On June 18, 2014 / By Brian Addison
The City of Long Beach has sent in their applications for CALTrans’ Active Transportation Program (ATP)—and the proposals are shaping up to be major infrastructural projects that cater ...On June 11, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Five Wheelchair-Bound Long Beach-Area Residents Sue City for Violating ADA
Cracked pathways. Uprooted trees in sidewalks. Inaccessible crosswalks. These aren’t just problems for the common citizen walking on two ...On June 9, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Disclosure: Mr. Addison is and has been a personal friend of Mr. Garcia for nearly a decade.
If there was anything to be said about ...On June 6, 2014 / By Brian Addison
There is no question that the Class 1 separated bike/ped lane along the soon-to-be Gerald Desmond Bridge project was a score for bicyclists and new urbanists ...On May 13, 2014 / By Brian Addison