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Brian Addison is an award-winning writer and photographer based out of Long Beach, where his love of books, whiskey, and perspective are continuously fulfilled. In 2015, he was named the Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club, adding to other recognition from the California State Senate, the California Bicycle Coalition, the City of Long Beach, California State University Long Beach, and others.

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City Rising

A History of Housing Practices in Long Beach

Dubbed "Iowa by the Sea," an influx of white Midwesterners migrated to Long Beach, part of the two million people that moved to Los Angeles County between 1920 and 1930. These out-of-towners largely shaped the city.
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Artbound

The History of Long Beach’s Iconic VIP Records Deserves a Museum

After dealing with multiple closures, moves and reinventions, the owner is making plans for a VIP museum and educational center that will hopefully provide as much inspiration and creativity as the store itself did throughout the '80s, '90s, & '00s.
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What’s At Stake With Measure S? Everything, Los Angeles

An op-ed on what's at stake if Measure S passes: not just a moratorium on development, but a hold on lives, jobs, affordable housing, small business, and the entire economy of the city.
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