Measure M opponents file complaint with state claiming ‘violations’ made by mayor, council

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Opponents of a ballot measure that allowed the city to charge its Water Department for use of city-owned pipelines filed a complaint with the state against elected leaders, charging they sent political mailers to voters ahead of the June...
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Former congressional aide sentenced in extortion of Compton marijuana shop

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A former California congressional aide who took a $5,000 bribe after promising to help keep an illegal marijuana business open has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
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These two artists were selected to paint murals at the new Drake Chavez Greenbelt in Downtown Long Beach

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An initiative to install two public art murals alongside a recently opened greenbelt next to the Los Angeles River was launched on Friday.
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Police think this man stole a pet bulldog in Long Beach; they need help finding him

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Authorities distributed a photo Monday of Francisco Feliciano, a 32-year-old with ties to the San Fernando Valley.
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Long Beach to inaugurate 9 leaders Tuesday, including mayor and 5 councilmembers

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The inauguration is slated for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Terrace Theater Plaza.
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Meet Jim Danno, the man responsible for 100,000 street signs in Long Beach

by    in Jobs
Jim Danno, of the Long Beach Public Works Department, is on his hands and knees in the Pike Outlets parking garage, holding an electric grinder that's screaming heavy-metal racket at a signpost anchor, a fountain of sparks reflecting in...
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Table 301 in Downtown Long Beach releases full menu as opening moves forward

by    in Food
If there is one thing that is markedly different about DTLB from, say, a decade ago, it's the food scene—and Table 301, the newest eatery in Downtown, hopes to join that culinary wave.
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Man shot overnight in Long Beach won’t tell police what happened

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The man told officers he was shot near the 91 Freeway, "but would not provide any additional details," a police spokeswoman said.
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KCRW’s Frances Anderton coming to Long Beach for free talk on all things urban design

by    in Urban Renewal & Design
When looking at the environment around us, it often goes unnoticed that it was designed for us—or, in many cases, designed against us. And that’s precisely the focus of our discussion on urban design as our sister publication, Longbeachize, continues...
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Engine trouble: Long Beach police sergeant spends 2 hours in the heat to save kitten

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A woman was driving in Long Beach when she heard a cat crying out from her engine compartment.
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