The political establishment can’t help boost candidates in races but experts say that kind of support is not all it takes to win in local elections.
King grew up in Long Beach and went on to an illustrious tennis career but also made a name for herself advocating for women’s rights and for those in the LGBTQ community.
Anaheim’s Mayor Harry Sidhu will be part of a team that will lead negotiations with the Los Angeles Angels. Some members objected to his nomination because of his financial ties to the team.
Measure A has generated tens of millions of dollars the city has spent on roads, police and fire personnel. If it goes away, city leaders say cuts could come even as tax rates remain the same.
Both Anaheim and Long Beach say it could be months before a direction is clearer as to where the Los Angeles Angels will call home in the future.
The project would connect Colorado Lagoon to Marine Stadium by creating a channel between the two bodies of water. In return for funding it, the Port of Long Beach will receive mitigation credits.
Billie Jean King is a Long Beach legend but some feel her accomplishments are more athletic than education-based. The new Main Library could soon bear her name.
One official said that if the city wants to ensure that it reaps the benefits from an emerging industry like cannabis, it needs to lower barriers to entry.
With little dissent from the public, the council on Tuesday gave direction to staff to write an ordinance declaring a fiscal emergency, the first step in the process of potentially putting a permanent extension of Measure A on the ballot.