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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...

People’s State of the City to showcase city problems from residents’ perspectives

People’s State of the City to showcase city problems from residents’ perspectives

James Chow, Senior News Assistant

February 25, 2018

Filed under Events, Long Beach, News, Today

While Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia introduced city problems and statistics in his January State of the City event, one thing was missing from the speech: live resident input. “The people won't be denied, the people won't back down” are the first words of the...

Community comes together for People’s State of the City

Doyle McKinney, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2017

Filed under Long Beach, News

People’s State of the City, a Long Beach community meeting under an umbrella of social justice provided an outlet for residents and supporters directly affected by recent policy changes both locally and nationally Wednesday night. First Congregational Church of Long Beach housed the event, a raucous meeting of determined, frustrated residents, youth and community members angry about recent executive orders and official...