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Photo above by Brian ...On April 16, 2018 / By Christopher Hassler
Photo by Brian Addison. Above: a voting day party in Long Beach during the November primaries in 2016.
Editor’s note: following the publishing of this article, the Gazettes altered the title ...On April 9, 2018 / By Brian Addison
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Editor’s note: this article was updated on March 11, 2018, to reflect the case Johnnie Jermaine ...On February 6, 2018 / By Brian Addison
Photo courtesy of “Say No to Land Use ...On December 5, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison. Above: construction on a housing development at Broadway and Pacific takes shape.
Many housing advocates are cheering on the process of getting an ...On December 1, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Rendering courtesy of Mental Health America, Los Angeles.
I’ll never forget the day when, in October of 2012, Long Beach resident Joe Sopo stood in front of the City ...On November 27, 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
Photo by Brian Addison. Above: former residents of Lincoln Park struggle with their belongings before construction crews move in to build new Civic Center.
I actually respect Harry Saltzgaver, ...On September 25, 2017 / By Brian Addison
The headline from LA Weekly was nothing short of jarring: “L.A. Hate Crime Continues to Surge, but It Has Exploded in Long Beach.”
As a gay man, partnered to a ...On September 8, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo courtesy of Russell Bynum. Above: homeless encampments along the Santa Ana River Trail in Orange County.
Orange County resident Russell Bynum is pissed off.
Not sad. Not frustrated. Not concerned.
You ...On July 27, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Yup: the largest city in North America took one of the biggest policy-driven steps ever made by eliminating parking minimums on development projects, freeing up red-tape-bound costs ...On July 21, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo courtesy of Partners of Park. Above: the Long Beach Municipal Band.
The first time I ever went to a Long Beach Municipal Band concert, along Marine Stadium, I ...On July 19, 2017 / By Brian Addison