Welcome to the Jungle: The Forgotten Tale of Long Beach's Oceanfront Slum

Matt Cohn likes to dig beneath the bucolic seaside facade of Long Beach, and he often finds a dark, eerie, and sometimes sinister layer, steeped in forgotten aspects of the city's colorful history. Enjoy this tale of The Jungle, a mysterious, long-forgotten seaside neighborhood. The Jungle existed right next to the Long Beach Pike, and its story parallels that of the legendary, decades-old amusement park.