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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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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...

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