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Mayor Talks History, Successes And Challenges During Annual State Of the City Address

During his sixth annual State of the City address on January 14, Mayor Robert Garcia once again presented a bullish outlook on the city’s...
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2020 Real Estate Market Trends To Mimic 2019 Across All Sectors, Experts Forecast

Despite an election year, the remnants of a trade war and tension with Iran, economists and local experts forecast all real estate markets to...
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California Dreaming: The Downtown Shoreline’s Future

The Angels are not coming. That means drastic change to the downtown shoreline isn’t likely to happen soon. But the city’s dalliance with a Major...
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Army Corps Report: Breakwater Modification Not Feasible

A 14-year study of options to change or remove the breakwater barrier between the Long Beach shoreline and the open ocean has likely come...
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Trade War Taking Its Toll At Home: Jobs, Commerce At Risk, Study Shows

Increased tariffs on imported and exported goods moving through the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have cost American consumers billions of dollars, distanced...
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Economic Gap Exists Between Long Beach Latinos And Other Ethnicities, Report Shows

Despite representing nearly half of Long Beach’s population and serving as major contributors to the local economy, residents who identify as Latino face various...
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City Council Targets Coffee Lids, Straws And Retail Sale Of Polystyrene In Expanded Food...

The Long Beach City Council on October 15 directed City Attorney Charles Parkin to amend the city ordinance banning restaurants’ use of expanded polystyrene...
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PoliticalWire: First District Council Candidates Share Positions Ahead Of Nov. 5 Election

Eight candidates are vying for the 1st District seat on the Long Beach City Council in a special election on November 5. Keeping with...
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Police Officers And Firefighters Secure Labor Agreements, Many More To Follow

’Tis the season for labor negotiations in the City of Long Beach. Agreements between the city and 10 of its 12 employee unions are...

Cost Of Police-Related Litigation To The City Has Surged Since 2016

In the past five years, the City of Long Beach has spent at least $30.3 million on litigation related to officer-involved shootings, police use...

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