I flew to Mexico thrice in 2016 alone. My Dude’s family is based in Jalos, Jalisco and the need to visit given his mom’s ailing health becomes more and ...On January 26, 2017 / By Brian Addison
It’s frightening when the wealthy hijack the narratives of the good. And they did so brilliantly in 2016 and will continue to do so this year.
When I walked into ...On January 10, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo above courtesy of the Long Beach Police Officer Association. Photos below by Brian Addison.
Uttering “Black lives matter” is actually controversial—so controversial, in fact, that appropriated forms ensued: ...On December 16, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Additional reporting by Baktaash Sorkhabi. Photo by Cathleen Miller.
This is Part I of a two-part series. Part I explores the context of the situation in Oakland while Part ...On December 14, 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
Photo of the Confederate Flag at 11th and Daisy in Long Beach by Morgan Wolf. Edited by Brian Addison.
For folks that grew up in rural areas or particularly ...On November 11, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison.
There’s this thing. This thing about homelessness in Long Beach. It’s not a fun thing, it’s definitely not an empathetic thing, and worst, it’s not ...On March 23, 2015 / By Brian Addison