If Elected, What Will They Do For Children? California Gubernatorial Candidates Explain

Before the June 5 primary elections in California, VoiceWaves reporters spoke with three different candidates running for the governorship about their stances on various issues. “The candidates, who are running as Democrats, spoke on educational inequity, free college, access to tech, and more.” Read more at VoiceWaves.

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As Downtown Long Beach Continues To Grow Upwards, So Does Rent. Here’s What Residents Say

While some support the widespread construction of new buildings in Long Beach, others are experiencing the major drawback of these developments: rising rent costs. “It’s a beautiful thing that the buildings are being done, but the issue is how much is being done for the lower income people.” Read more at VoiceWaves.    

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Long Beach Poly Mental Health Center Won Over After Hints Of Closure

After rumors swirled that Long Beach Polytechnic High School was shutting down its mental health counseling center, students and staff alike protested the imminent closing. Because of this massive community backlash, the school will keep the program, citing the important role it plays in maintaining mentally and emotionally healthy students. “How much value do you […]

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Long Beach Cambodians Launch Campaign For ‘Fair’ Redistricting

With Cambodia Town currently divided into three separate districts, Cambodian residents have struggled to elect representatives and garner support for their desires because of their geographical district divisions. Now, a group of activists is hoping to unite Cambodia Town. “After living decades divided between council districts, Long Beach’s Cambodia Town wants a stronger political voice.” […]

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Voices of Long Beach

In March, VoiceWaves released a series of short videos about issues relevant to the Long Beach community. Ranging from homelessness to teen activism, the topics of the videos cover a diverse range of subjects and aim to inspire action against injustice. “Things will get better. You know they will, I know they will.” Read more […]

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