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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...

Long Beach City begins new developments for 2028 Summer Olympics

Long Beach City begins new developments for 2028 Summer Olympics

Grant Hermanns and James Chow, Staff Writers

February 11, 2018

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

In preparation for the 2028 Los Angeles Summer Olympics sporting events, six of which will be hosted in Long Beach, the city has moved to fund eight infrastructure initiatives. The Long Beach City Council held an official...

The homeless in Long Beach will have a place to stay this winter season

The homeless in Long Beach will have a place to stay this winter season

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

While chilly nights this December remind Long Beach residents of upcoming holidays and festivities, for the homeless, cold nights make it difficult to survive living on the streets. In a unanimous 9-0 v...

City of Long Beach just became one step closer to legalizing recreational use of marijuana

City of Long Beach just became one step closer to legalizing recreational use of marijuana

Cris Rivera, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News, Today

Residents may see clouds of a different kind in the near future, as the Long Beach City Council moved to pass a new ordinance allowing the sale and recreational use of marijuana. While medicinal use is legal...