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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...
Ring Video Doorbell

Vice Mayor Proposes Incentive Program For Controversial Home Surveillance Devices

With their sleek design, Ring LLC’s video-recording doorbells barely stand out. But anyone keeping an eye out for the flat, black and silver devices...
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Two Assembly Bills Seek To Change Charter School Regulations

Significant changes would be in store for California charter schools if two pieces of legislation set for vote by the State Senate are approved. Assembly...
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City Council Sets Date For 1st District Election

The Long Beach City Council adopted a resolution at its July 9 meeting to conduct a special municipal election for the 1st District seat...
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Water Department Makes Second Attempt At Water Rate Increase In 2019

In January 2019, customers of the Long Beach Water Department received a mailer announcing the department’s plans to raise water rates by 6% twice...
District 1 Special Election Candidates

As Lena Gonzalez Heads To Sacramento, Long Beach Gears Up For Special Election To...

While the citizens of Long Beach now have one political vacancy filled with a new state senator representing them (as well as the residents...
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City Council To Consider New Economic Inclusion Strategies

At the June 11 Long Beach City Council meeting, 9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson plans to present recommendations for new economic inclusion strategies that...

Honda Pacific Visions Theater Offers A Multi-Sensory Experience

With 22 discrete audio channels, a 9K-resolution screen, seat shakers, scent and fog machines, and the latest innovations in accessibility technology, the new Honda...

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