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
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
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
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
In the most recent data released through Apartment List’s annual report this month, Long Beach’s rent isn’t just increasing—it’s skyrocketing.
The results? An exorbitant 10.8% increase in rents ...On July 21, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Katie Rispoli.
For far too long, Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) was relegated to annals of “commuter school,” that space that was often frowned upon by higher ...On July 11, 2016 / By Brian Addison
For the second year in a row—and in only two-and-a-half years in existence—Longbeachize has become a finalist in multiple categories at the 2016 LA Press Club SoCal ...On May 25, 2016 / By Longbeachize Staff
Photo by Brian Addison.On March 30, 2016 / By Damien Newton
Last week, the Senate Environmental Quality and the Select Committee on Climate Change and AB 32 Implementation held a joint hearing to discuss California’s successful worldwide leadership on ...On February 24, 2016 / By Melanie Curry
Below are Two Stories from Streetblog California from the last week:
The timing seems less than coincidental, announcing a cut in transportation funding days after announcing a pilot program ...On January 26, 2016 / By Damien Newton
Photo by Brian Addison.
Praise be to the biking and pedestrian gods: the stretch of Shoreline Drive from Ocean Boulevard to Linden Avenue will be massively improved for bicyclists, ...On January 11, 2016 / By Longbeachize Staff