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Mayor Garcia signs Long Beach adult-use cannabis ordinance into law

Mayor Garcia signs Long Beach adult-use cannabis ordinance into law

July 14, 2018

Friday the 13th was a lucky day for cannabis enthusiasts in Long Beach as Mayor Robert Garcia signed the highly anticipated adult-use marijuana ordinance into law. Garcia signed the act in his ...

1,300 participate in local Families Belong Together rally

1,300 participate in local Families Belong Together rally

July 3, 2018

Long Beach residents took signs, slogans and spirit on Saturday to participate in a Families Belong Together rally which began at Cesar Chavez Park. The Families Belong Together events arose nationwide...

WomenShelter of Long Beach to host health event to end abuse

WomenShelter of Long Beach to host health event to end abuse

June 15, 2018

In an effort to educate the community about domestic violence, WomenShelter of Long Beach will host its fourth annual Family Fun Day — and it includes a free lunch. The day will offer arts and crafts activities an...

Final results for Long Beach elections are revealed

Final results for Long Beach elections are revealed

Carlos Villicana, City Editor

June 6, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase

Over 950,000 California voters in the June 5 primary election included residents of Long Beach who, along with voting on statewide contests, made final decisions on local matters. Long Beach City Cou...

CSULB professors accused of unethical campaign practices

CSULB professors accused of unethical campaign practices

Carlos Villicana, City Editor

June 6, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase

The Fair Political Practices Commission is currently reviewing a complaint against two Cal State Long Beach professors, one of whom is running for office in the city. The complaint argues that Rigoberto Rodrigue...

Local beachgoers paddle out to protest the breakwater

Local beachgoers paddle out to protest the breakwater

June 2, 2018

Dozens of Long Beach residents lined their surfboards along the shore Saturday morning in protest of the breakwater at the ninth annual Paddle Out in Memory of the Waves ceremony. Led by the Long Beach chapter of the non-profit environmental organization Surfr...

State assembly passes shark research funding bill

State assembly passes shark research funding bill

May 31, 2018

A bill intended to create a White Shark Population Monitoring and Beach Safety Program in California passed the state assembly floor Thursday. Formally called Assembly Bill 2191, the program would grant fund...

Long Beach City Council approves pilot program to equip more police with body cameras

Long Beach City Council approves pilot program to equip more police with body cameras

Grant Hermanns, General Assignment Editor

May 19, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Following the original pilot program in November 2016, the Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to begin a second program to equip Long Beach Police Department officers with body cameras. ...