Photo by Brian Addison.
2016 has become an incredibly good year for the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) in terms of the violence its officers engage, as new data ...On February 13, 2017 / By Brian Addison
There is no way around it: the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), an 1,172-mile underground oil pipeline set to stretch its way from North Dakota to Southern Illinois, is ...On January 27, 2017 / By Brian Addison
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Make no mistake, Long Beach: homelessness isn’t just an issue relegated to a handful of our parks. It is a countywide, statewide, and nationwide issue.
While ...On January 25, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Graphics courtesy of Baktaash Sorkhabi/City Fabrick.
Out of 4,500 applicants vying for money from the Knight Foundation through its Knight Cities Challenge, only 144 were awarded, five of which ...On January 19, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Illustration by Brian Addison.
2016 marked a definitive point for not just Longbeachize but the entire country: marred by political divisions that resulted in one of the most contentious presidential elections ...On December 28, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Goodbye, expanded polystyrene foam—or as the planet knows you: styrofoam.
Last night, with slight opposition from Councilmembers Stacey Mungo, Suzie Price, and Daryl Supernaw pushing for even stricter conditions, ...On December 21, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photo courtesy of the Anti-Defamation League. Edited by Brian Addison.On December 20, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photo above by Brian Addison. Photo below courtesy of Terri Henry.
When it comes to homelessness in Long Beach, like anywhere else, it is a complicated beast where ...On December 19, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison. Graphics courtesy of Mapping Police Violence
As 2016 comes near an end, so will the data collected by Mapping Police Violence (MPV), a group ...On December 1, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Paris Wade, left, and Ben Goldman, right. Photo courtesy of Stuart Palley. Edited by Brian Addison.
Long Beach is home to two of the most dangerous men in online ...On November 21, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photos courtesy of Erin Murphy. Edited by Brian Addison.
Let’s get something in the clear here: this is an advocacy publication, not a site which panders to all sides ...On November 18, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Baktaash Sorkhabi and Brian Addison.
You can’t help but admire what the kids at City Fabrick are trying to do.
When charged by the Knight Foundation with ...On November 3, 2016 / By Brian Addison
So a few things…
There is a question that is the bane of every politician and activist: how do we get people to vote and vote without feeling apathetic?
It’s actually hard to ...On October 27, 2016 / By Brian Addison
What’s your best idea to help your city succeed? The Knight Cities Challenge opens today calling on innovators of all types in Long Beach to answer this question.
Now ...On October 10, 2016 / By Brian Addison