Homes on the West Side of Long Beach -90810 Zip Code
By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
Homes on the West Side of Long Beach -90810 Zip Code The Westside of Long Beach at times might get overlooked in spite of the rich history of the naval base and its booming industrial area. There’s no doubt those living & working here in the area has had to prevail over a lot of gang violence “as well as erroneous belief, especially since the early 90’s.” For example, “when I tell other agents I’m headed to the Westside I get a lot of concerned looks.” Isn’t that a dangerous place? I get asked nervously, and my answer is always the same, “I’ve never had any problems in the last ten years.” In the 90's, the Westside had been inundated by high crime and gangs, but that changed. Ever since the opening of a substation on Santé Fe Avenue in 2002, gang injunctions, and a surge in res...