Plaster molds of children’s teeth sit in a case in the orthodontist clinic at the Assistance League of Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif. The Assistance League provides subsidized orthodontic care to children from low and middle income households in the Long Beach Unified School District. The League also provides mentor services and school uniforms Read more
Encryption. It’s big news these days, with Edward Snowden at the the center of the story. That said, precious few newsrooms are using encrypted emails or secure practices for information security. In this day and age, not knowing how to encrypt your information is recklessly endangering the anonymity of unnamed sources at best, and can Read more
As a journalist, there’s something that really burns my bottom, and I tend to hear it every time there is a major event: the assertion that “mainstream media” isn’t covering an event, or worse, that it is deliberately covering something up.
I took a trip to Venice Beach on April 20. I took my cameras along for fun, and got to shoot some cool stuff. The graffiti walls the most fun to shoot. Live art is a part of what Venice is known for. From skateboarders to buskers, there are plenty of people doing things, making Read more
Just a few photographs I took at the Long Beach Derby Gals roller derby match between the Cyclone Racers and Breakwater Bombshells at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, Calif. At halftime, there was a performance by Sirena Serpentina and a live performance by The Rockets.
It’s official. Dharma Shakti, the woman who helped bring donation-based yoga classes to Long Beach, is moving from Trilogy Yoga to a new studio.
If there is one restaurant in Long Beach you should visit on a Sunday morning, it is this one. Located at the intersection of Fourth Street and Temple Avenue, Shillelagh instantly makes you feel at home. Mismatched chairs and other decor adorn the booths, while an old upright piano sits in the corner. The servers Read more
These are photographs I took for my friends in Pollenland during their performance of the live art piece “Matter of Time” at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA) in Santa Ana, Calif. on June 2, 2012.
These photos were taken at during a fire spin jam at Bryn Wolf’s birthday party at Cabrillo Beach on Jan. 13, 2012.
When entering the shop after passing the camel outside, you are immediately struck with the sights and sounds of the Middle East and central Asia. A woman dressed in Arabian designs stands behind the counter and welcomes you into Merry’s, a store that feels like it belongs in Rabat, Morocco or Algiers, Algeria, rather than Long Beach, Read more