The Library

Nestled on Long Beach’s Broadway Avenue, The Library: A Coffee House keeps the street perfumed with the fantastic scent of freshly roasted coffee beans. This location is the perfect hideaway from crowded lines at any corner Starbucks. Rich pastries and warm entrees are served until 12 AM, ensuring that any Long Beach coffee lover is … [Read more…]

Chinese Theatre

December 19th I have only been to the historic Chinese theater once during a brotherhood retreat out in Hollywood in the middle of the night. It was one of those moments when you see something you’ve read about or seen on TV in person for the first time. What I find interesting about the theatre … [Read more…]

Staples Center

Last season I had the privilege of attending a Lakers game at the Staples Center. As a lifelong Lakers fan this was an exciting experience for me, and the area around Staples center was incredible. The area, known as LA Live, was filled with expensive cars and beautiful buildings. The walkways leading to the Staples … [Read more…]

The Birthplace of the People

Puvungna means “the gathering place”. Today, students at CSU long beach recognize it as “that old Indian burial ground”.  The story behind it is so much more than either of these two phrases can convey. Puvungna is a large empty lot with an amazing story behind it. Years ago the Tongva people habituated this area … [Read more…]

An intimidating city

I come from a town called Stockton in Northern California. My knowledge of L.A. consists of big buildings, heavy traffic, and pollution. To me it’s just another big, intimidating, and easy to get lost in city. I’ve never thought about visiting or exploring it; it has only ever been somewhere to drive through t get … [Read more…]