North Long Beach

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Long Beach Lunch: Downtown Farmers Market

    Farmers markets in Long Beach are about as diverse as the city itself and the ready-to-eat food they offer is no different. There's the North Long Beach one that serves up hot soul food and cold bionicos. The one at the Marina on Sundays is a little more tony with a veritable food court of street gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Long Beach Lunch: Louis Burger III

    Sometimes, when I'm speeding down 6th Street after it swoops you off the 710, I'll pass the corner of Atlantic and wonder who the hell was Louie III? At least that's what I questioned for five years when I lived only blocks away from Long Beach's Louis ("lou-eee") Burger, before I discovered that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Casa Sanchez #4

    Casa Sanchez is one of those Long Beach institutions that everybody raves about when you first move here, but then you try it on your own and just can't see what the big fuss is about. Bland, poorly cooked meats and burritos overstuffed with beans instead of actual ingredients ensured I only went ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Lipstick Bounty Hunters Sued Again for Allegedly Roughing Someone Up Unjustly

    It's one of those Catholic pope shitting in the woods as a tree falls down questions: If the Lipstick Bounty Hunters jumped bail, could they haul themselves in? Actually, the bounty hunters whose pink vehicles with large lips graphics you see all over north Long Beach are not dealing with a crimina ... More >>

  • News

    May 16, 2013

    Could Gerrie Schipske Be Long Beach's First LGBT Mayor?

    The councilwoman stands on the cusp of making that title a reality. But getting there hasn't been easy

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Sal's Gumbo Shack

    Despite the prevalence of Louisiana Fried Chicken locations in Long Beach (a fact that continues to baffle me, as most are also under the same roof as a "Chinese food to go" establishments), there are few places that actually serve Louisiana-style soul food. BBQed meats slathered in sweet and spicy ... More >>

  • Film

    April 19, 2012

    Erin Gruwell Documents the War At Home

    'Stories From an Undeclared War' takes the Freedom Writers muse Erin back to her old stomping grounds

  • News

    February 2, 2012

    Long Beach Offers Collective Punishment

    How the city's botched marijuana lottery screwed its winners and losers alike

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Jim McDonnell, Police Chief, Defends Detaining News Photographer Over Refinery Shots

    McDonnell​Jim McDonnell may not know art, but he knows what he doesn't like.Long Beach's police chief apparently does not like photographs taken recently of a North Long Beach refinery--or, at least McDonnell has no problem detaining a photographer for a local online news site snapping shots "with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Long Beach Announces Injunction Targeting Gangs With Ties to Mexican Mafia

    Wiki Commons​Targeting two of the largest and most violent street gangs in the area, the Long Beach Police Department and the city prosecutor's office announced a new type of injunction at a press conference today. This injunction, a civil order that prohibits documented gang members from partic ... More >>

  • Music

    July 27, 2006
  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Get Out!

    White Lightening
    Dec. 15 - Dec. 22

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Film

    April 1, 2004

    Sk8er Bois

    Get a chance to howl at the Dogtown casting call

  • Features

    October 30, 2003