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Long Beach City Council discusses affordable housing study

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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If you live in Long Beach, or plan to someday, your housing options may soon become more affordable. Long Beach City Council addressed the issue of the lack of low-cost housing Tuesday night by moving to conduct a study on the resources available for affordable housing units in the area. “To say the [housing] situation is becoming urgent is an understatement,” said councilwoman Jeannine Pearce who urged the council... Read more »

Housing a hot topic at Long Beach City Council

James Chow, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

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People interested in addressing Long Beach’s affordable housing policies can inform themselves on the issue while attending the Affordable Housing Study Session on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Long Beach City Hall on West Ocean Blvd. The study session is part of the LB City Council meeting and presented by Long Beach Residents Empowered – alternatively known as LiBRE. This event will cover shaping new city policies around affor... Read more »

Long Beach City Council approves public safety and housing measure

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

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Long Beach City Council approved two measures to improve public safety and approved the construction of new housing units in East Long Beach during a Tuesday night meeting. North Long Beach will be gaining back paramedic service Rescue 12, after it was pulled in 2010 due to low funds. The council is now able to revamp the paramedic service by allocating funds from sales tax revenue Measure A, which was originally meant for... Read more »

Activists gather to raise funds and gather supplies for Standing Rock protesters

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

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The night was crisp and the energy was positive. Supporters gathered for drinks, food trucks, live entertainment, art vendors, raffles and a good cause. Muldoon’s Saloon in North Long Beach hosted a fundraiser for Standing Rock protesters Saturday night to raise money and gather supplies for those in North Dakota protesting the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Gaining traction from President Donald Tru... Read more »

Long Beach City Council supports sanctuary bills Tuesday night

Samantha Diaz, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

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Long Beach City Council gave its unanimous support for legislation Tuesday that would, in effect, make California a sanctuary state. Long Beach is the first city to formally support the measure. The California Values Act is comprised of two bills, the immigration bill and the religious protection bill. The bills prohibit state and local law enforcement from assisting in or performing deportations and prohibits cooperation... Read more »

Long Beach may support “sanctuary state” senate bills

Adam R. Thomas, Staff Writer

February 5, 2017

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Long Beach Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez announced a city council meeting agenda item to declare that the city will be the first in the state to support two recent immigrant “sanctuary” bills on Friday. “As the Vice Chair of the State Legislative Committee, I believe it is imperative that Long Beach shows the rest of the state and nation that we stand with our immigrant community and that we stand for religious free... Read more »

Students react to halted international flight plan for LBG airport

Students react to halted international flight plan for LBG airport

January 31, 2017

After nearly two years of negotiation between JetBlue Airways and Long Beach officials, the international flight plan proposal for Long Beach Airport came to a halt. The proposal, set forth by JetBlue, called f... Read more »

Long Beach speaks out against Trump

Long Beach speaks out against Trump

January 22, 2017

More than 200 people gathered on a cold and windy Friday night at Harvey Milk Park in downtown Long Beach to protest President Donald Trump just hours after his inauguration. The protesters chanted and ... Read more »

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