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Proposed Fiscal Year Budget Focuses On Homelessness, Public Safety

In 2018, city staff had projected a $9.3 million budget shortfall for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. But at a press conference on July 31,...
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VA Long Beach Expands With Three New Buildings, Addresses Mission Act

While some believe recent legislation aimed at providing more accessible care for veterans, including at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System, will significantly improve...
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Food Business Uses City Loan Program To Expand Operations

Emphasizing the importance of organic food, local residents Chrissy Cox and Dawna Bass co-founded Rainbow Juices in 2012 as a home business to provide...
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City Staff Propose Permanent Measure A Sales Tax Extension

With the mayor’s support, city staff are presenting a proposal to the Long Beach City Council tonight, July 2, to extend the Measure A...
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City Plan To Address Climate Change Is Costly But Necessary, Experts Say

California is famous for its sunny weather and abundant coastline. But this location, so favorable to the agriculture and tourism that has long played...

Municipal Labor Group Signals Possible Strike

Around 200 members of a labor bargaining group representing about 700 City of Long Beach employees walked out of an annual luncheon on May...

The Culmination Gallery: A Playful Exploration Of The Future

As its name implies, the culmination gallery is the final stop of the Aquarium’s Pacific Visions wing. “It is called the culmination gallery because...

Long Beach’s First Winery Coming To Downtown

California wines are known throughout the world. But despite favorable weather conditions, Long Beach’s urban, industrial coastline and a lack of rolling hills for...
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Over Span Of Two Weeks, City Council Tackles Downtown Parking, Acute Care, PLA

In the past two weeks, the Long Beach City Council discussed numerous large contracts, citywide policy proposals and staff research on a variety of...

Long Beach City Council To Discuss Moratorium On Drive-Throughs

Will the Long Beach City Council call a time-out on new drive-throughs? The issue is up for discussion at tonight’s April 9 city council...

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