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Council members hold off on hotel safety proposal, discuss more efficient meetings

Council members hold off on hotel safety proposal, discuss more efficient meetings

Bryan Aparicio, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Hotel worker safety precautions Members of the Long Beach City Council went back and forth Tuesday night with City Attorney Charles Parkin over a proposal amending the Long Beach Municipal Code that wou...

City Council staggers tattoo parlors and extend styrofoam ban

City Council staggers tattoo parlors and extend styrofoam ban

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Fast and empty are the words which best describe Tuesday’s meeting of the Long Beach City Council, an affair which lasted less than an hour and lacked the presence of Mayor Robert Garcia. All nine c...

Long Beach city council members elected to second terms

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

April 10, 2018

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

Most of Long Beach’s leaders for the next four years were chosen Tuesday as polling places closed at 8 p.m. The final results for the primary nominating election were posted online by the office of the city clerk at 12:56 a.m. Wednesday, after ballots from all polling places were counted. Two of the incumbents will have to run in the general municipal election on June 5.  The primary nominating elections for the cit...

Locals rally over rent control in Long Beach

Locals rally over rent control in Long Beach

March 21, 2018

Renters, property owners and activists came out in droves Tuesday evening to rally against and for rent control in Long Beach, with signs in hand and opinions ready, over 100 people crowded city hall. ...

Long Beach City Council to be confronted by rent-control rally

James Chow, Senior News Assistant

March 19, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Advocates in Long Beach plan to pack city council Tuesday to voice their opinions on whether rent control is needed in the city. Both upholders and opposers of rent control are expected to rally before the council reviews an ordinance on the issue. The rally will take place outside of city hall preceding the city council meeting at 4:30 p.m. March 20. The pro-rent control rally is hosted by Housing Long Beach, Latin...

City Council moves ahead with Land Use Element plan

City Council moves ahead with Land Use Element plan

Grant Hermanns, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Affordable housing units may be in Long Beach’s future — and not everyone is happy about it. The Land Use Element plan has been controversial and long-debated since the announcement to update it over a decade ago, despite many voices against it, Long Beach City Council v...

Long Beach City Council to draft new ordinance to help stop bicycle theft

Long Beach City Council to draft new ordinance to help stop bicycle theft

Cris Rivera, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Long Beach City Council voted to draft an ordinance that would lessen the sale of disassembled bicycle parts and ban bicycle chop-shops. According to the Long Beach...

Long Beach City Council moves forward with I-710 project alternative

Long Beach City Council moves forward with I-710 project alternative

Brigid McLaughlin, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2018

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

A I-710 freeway upgrade called Measure 5C promises bike path linkages and a zero and near-zero emission truck program to mitigate pollution caused by port traffic on the Long Beach freeway. The Long ...