Businesses in Long Beach threaten to move if violence, rampant drug use are not cleaned up

Prominent businesses in Long Beach, California, are threatening to pack up and move if issues such as crime, drug use and homelessness are not addressed, according to a local report. 

“Customers don’t feel safe,” District Wine owner Angela Mesna said this week, according to the Long Beach Business Journal. “My staff are afraid. We all carry pepper spray just to serve our customers on the parklet.”

City leaders are planning to hold a meeting on Thursday to discuss crime issues in the area and how

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