The Search for a Home for African American Culture Begins in Long Beach

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The site for the proposed center has yet to be determined but a few members of the public suggested that the old North Branch Library, which currently serves as a temporary winter shelter, should be a contender.
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Ordinance Targeting Nuisance Motels in Long Beach To Be Explored By City

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Richardson hopes that an ordinance could help crack down on not only the violent crime and drug use that can be prevalent at such nuisance locations, but also on human trafficking and related activities.
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A Unanimous Vote Puts City On Course To Address Wage Theft at Port of Long Beach

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The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to push forward with a plan to begin addressing the port trucker misclassification issues that have existed at the Long Beach and Los Angeles port complex for years. Drivers who...
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Long Beach Looks to Tackle Port Driver Misclassification Issue At Next City Council Meeting

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After years of port truck drivers asking for the Long Beach City Council to take action against alleged wage-theft occurring at the Port of Long Beach it appears that the council is prepared to start the process of finding...
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Rent-Control Advocates Accuse Opponents of Using Dirty Tricks to Dissuade People From Signing Petition

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Even before the group publicly announced its intentions to put the issue on the ballot property owners have regularly denounced rent control during public comment periods, but now the clashes have transitioned to face-to-face encounters.
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Expansion of the 710 Freeway Trudges Forward Amid Community Demands For Cleaner Alternative 

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The debate was between two alternatives identified by planners, one (5c) costing about $6 billion and “alternative 7” which would cost about $10 billion. Both projects would change the current layout of the current 19-mile stretch of the 710...
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City Council Takes Aim At Bike Chop Shops With New Ordinance

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An ordinance aimed at curbing the ability for stolen bikes to be disassembled and sold for parts on public property moved ahead as the Long Beach City Council voted to begin the crafting of legislation that would ban bike...
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Council Delays Opinion On Controversial Senate Zoning Bill As Changes Are Expected

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A formal position on a California State Senate bill that would drastically limit local control over future zoning will have to wait as the Long Beach City Council opted for a “wait-and-see” approach as potential amendments to the bill...
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Local Artist Using BLACK PANTHER Challenge To Spread Positive Imagery to Underprivileged Students

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Local artist, Senay Kenfe, started his own GoFundMe page with the simple goal of raising enough money to allow 50 kids from Central Long Beach to go to a showing of the movie for free. When he hit his...
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SCIG Rail Yard Battle Likely Headed to State Supreme Court As Long Beach Signals Intent to Petition

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The legal battle over the BNSF Railway Company Southern California International Gateway project which has dragged on since the Los Angeles City Council’s vote in 2013 to approve the project will now be appealed to the California Supreme Court.
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