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How Long Beach Police Stay “On Top” Of Crime

How Long Beach Police Stay “On Top” Of Crime

The Edge takes a ride-a-long with the Long Beach Police Department’s helicopter unit. by Emily Rasmussen Feb. 19, 2017 Climbing to 500 feet above the ground, Michael Colbert hovers over Long Beach in a dark blue aircraft. The propeller’s thud...
In the FAKE news…

In the FAKE news…

Fake news is something much deeper than a nuisance.   By: BRANDEN RAULSTON FEB. 15, 2017 Fake news may be likened to a human-manifested brother of the multiverse theory. Anything can happen, everything happens, and it has all already happened....
Why Valentine’s Day Drives Us Crazy

Why Valentine’s Day Drives Us Crazy

Love sucks. It makes us sad. It brings us joy. It keeps us up at night and forces us to do stupid, stupid things. Folks, lend me your eyes as I try my best to offer my insight into why...
Compassion, Not Complaints

Compassion, Not Complaints

Long Beach is changing the tone of the homelessness conversation. By Branden Raulston Long Beach community members gathered at a not-so-typical town hall meeting Monday, centered around compassion and meant to inform the public about the issue of homelessness in...
What You Missed At City Council: Marijuana Legislation

What You Missed At City Council: Marijuana Legislation

By Emily Rasmussen Jan. 18, 2017 With the official launch of the marijuana dispensary license application process beginning Jan. 23, Long Beach City Council approved two recommendations on Tuesday that will begin to shape how dispensaries are regulated within city...
Long Beach Celebrates Local Unsung Heroes

Long Beach Celebrates Local Unsung Heroes

Rodney Coulter, ex-gang member, wins Long Beach Hero of the year. By EMILY RASMUSSEN | Jan. 16, 2017 From local cat rescuers to a police officer dedicated to helping homeless, the “Long Beach Heroes” event hosted by Justin Rudd’s Community...
The Center Kicks Off Community Conversation Series

The Center Kicks Off Community Conversation Series

The series are part of outreach efforts for Long Beach’s LGBTQ community. By EMILY RASMUSSEN The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach is hosting a series of community conversations this month, as a way to receive feedback and guidance on future...
On Calexit: ‘Cal-leave-fornians’ Want Out

On Calexit: ‘Cal-leave-fornians’ Want Out

Calexit brought Bear-flaggers and the secession-curious to organize fireside in a Downtown Long Beach coffee shop as part of a lush, grassroots movement opposing a “broken” federal system.   BY BROOKE BECHER Organized around the fireplace inside downtown’s Hot Java...