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Long Beach City Council to extend Scooter Pilot Program

Long Beach City Council to extend Scooter Pilot Program

February 21, 2019

Long Beach’s Scooter Pilot Program will be extended another six months as the city council plans to look into a more permanent program. The council voted 8-0 Tuesday among support from residents. ...

Residents plead for animal adoption changes

Residents plead for animal adoption changes

Brelio Lozano, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

The Long Beach City Council was marred by a group of impassioned residents who pleaded to the board to make changes to the Long Beach animal adoption policy during Tuesday’s meeting. Advocates for the ...

City Council continues efforts to reduce homelessness in Long Beach

City Council continues efforts to reduce homelessness in Long Beach

Bryan Aparicio, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News

The City Council discussed a new initiative to tackle homelessness and housing in Long Beach. During the motion, Kelly Colopy, the Long Beach Director of Health and Human Services, presented the Ev...

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...