Photo by Brian Addison. Above: homeless encampments line the Los Angeles River north of DTLB. Graphics courtesy of CALmatters.
Nonprofit, nonpartisan journalism venture CALmatters have examined decades of data ...On September 12, 2017 / By Brian Addison
This is part of our ongoing Long Beach Needs This series that seeks to address two things: Long Beach’s infamous “Manhattanitis,” where our people tend to stick to all-things-Long-Beach while ...On August 26, 2017 / By Brian Addison
In the most recent data released through Apartment List’s annual report this month, Long Beach’s rent continued to rise—though not quite at the same level as ...On August 20, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison. Above: St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in DTLB.
Churches, despite their historical nature of censoring, have been one of the largest employers of artists and architects—not ...On August 9, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison. Above: individuals experiencing homelessness line the LA River at the PCH overpass in Long Beach.
DeVaughn [last name redacted] has been living in her car ...On July 26, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Orange County filmmaker Alex Hallajan spent a month using his cameras at various locations throughout Long Beach to time-lapse the loading and unloading of goods, the trucking and ...On July 12, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison
Long Beach is often described as a small-big town: with half of a million people living here, it can feel massive but its charm, combined ...On July 1, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Long Beach Needs This is a series that addresses two things: Long Beach’s infamous “Manhattanitis,” where our people tend to stick to all-things-Long-Beach while rarely stepping outside and ...On June 21, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison.
On any given night throughout Los Angeles County, 55,188 ...On June 19, 2017 / By Brian Addison
New research from Harvard shows that increasing minimum wages, despite pundits, only affect one type of business: the ones who don’t do business well.
Minimum wage increases—dubbed living wages ...On May 22, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
Long Beach loudly touts of its diversity—despite some not wanting it to be so eclectic, pay them no mind–and when WalletHub talks diversity, it ...On May 5, 2017 / By Brian Addison
While last year saw Long Beach rise the most amongst all California cities in terms of rent growth, it now has another crown that stokes fears ...On March 21, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Graphics by Baaktash Sorkhabi.
On February 20, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Above: a child stands in front of the Jenni Rivera mural in Long Beach. Photo courtesy of the California-Mexico Center.
As of Monday, more than 600 people across at ...On February 14, 2017 / By Brian Addison