Photo by Brian Addison. Graphics by Baktaash Sorkhabi.
Our free talk series, Emphasize, will continue hosting its public forums on Thursday, January 11 at 6:30PM when we tackle affordable ...On November 29, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison. Above: a pedestrian overpass above the 22 Freeway entering East Long Beach.
I think it’s time to stop using the word density. It’s not used ...On September 29, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Sitting around a table, sharing food, my friend Candice Estrada—her family from Ensenada—was talking about some idiosyncrasy of her family life when one line particularly stood out: “We ...On September 28, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison. Above: homeless encampments line the Los Angeles River north of DTLB. Graphics courtesy of CALmatters.
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Nonprofit, nonpartisan journalism venture ...On September 12, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison. Above: construction of luxury housing looms over DTLB.
Just last year, Vancouver was believed to be the city with the most overwhelming bubble of overpriced ...On August 22, 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
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 ...On June 10, 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