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Long Beach residents reveal the first ever People’s Budget Proposal

Long Beach residents reveal the first ever People’s Budget Proposal

July 19, 2018

About forty residents gathered on Tuesday morning in front of City Hall to present and endorse the first ever “The People’s Budget Proposal” for the 2019 fiscal year. The budget proposal was authored...

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...

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...

District 5 Candidates

District 5 Candidates

Daniel Green, Carlos Villicana, and James Chow

March 18, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Showcase

Incumbent: Stacy Mungo Councilwoman Stacy Mungo was elected to District 5 in 2014. She is a strong supporter of retaining the “neighborhood character” of low-density areas by strategically planning the co...

Long Beach passes 2018 Values Act

Long Beach passes 2018 Values Act

James Chow, Senior News Assistant

March 14, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

After a 6-2 vote, Long Beach City Council adopted a resolution that would protect undocumented immigrants, with a few limitations, from federal agents. The Long Beach Values Act of 2018 would protect confidentiality ...

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 residents take a stand for their city

Long Beach residents take a stand for their city

March 4, 2018

When Jedi Jimenez approached the podium at the People’s State of the City Thursday, he faced hundreds of Long Beach residents, crammed shoulder to shoulder in the pews of the First Congregational Chu...

Residents have brunch with local candidates

Carlos Villicana, Special Projects Editor

February 18, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

The sounds of friendly chatter could not be avoided throughout the Long Beach Dairy and Creamery on 167 E. South St., as citizens and candidates met over brunch in a casual mingling event that resembled a party. Held during every election cycle and referred to as “The 2018 Congressional, State, County and City of LB Candidate Brunch” in an email by organizer Dan Pressburg, the informal event took place Saturday from...