Councilwoman’s Request for Restraining Order Challenged as “Political Stunt” by Recall Group

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The effort to recall Second District Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce from office has taken another twist as the committee seeking her ouster has filed a letter alleging that the council woman’s recent request for a restraining order against her former...

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Trump’s Immigration Proposal During State of the Union Prompts Criticism

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President Donald Trump’s first state of the union address went a lot like most people probably thought it would. He called for greater border security, spoke of building big beautiful things and Democrats hated nearly every moment of it.

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Long Beach Ranking Slides In Nonprofit’s Report on Cities’ Financial Health

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The second annual release of the nonprofit financial transparency group Truth In Accounting’s (TIA) Financial State of the Cities report saw Long Beach earn a “C” grade for having more bills than it does money to pay them.

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Councilwoman Calls on Supporters As Effort to Unseat Her Gains Momentum

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In an urgent request to supporters this week, Second District Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce asked for volunteers to phone bank on her behalf this weekend as the recall effort against her continues to move forward.

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City Council Introduces Items Aimed at Bridging Long Beach’s Digital Divide

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With roughly 25 percent of the city facing some sort of digital divide the Long Beach City Council appears poised to take actions to close that gap as items targeting the divide were introduced Tuesday night.

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Long Beach Candidate Ballot Order Set for April Municipal Election

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The order in which candidates will appear on the April ballot has been announced and the state’s randomized process provided only two incumbents with the benefit of being the first names listed.

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Four Office Races Decided As Unchallenged Incumbents Appointed to New Terms

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The Long Beach municipal election is still months away but four races officially ended Tuesday night as the city council voted to adopt a resolution that will appoint four incumbents to office who were poised to run unopposed.

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Airport Advisory Commission Takes Up Noise Ordinance Changes As Public Frets Over Legal Challenges

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The first public airport advisory commission meeting held since Long Beach announced it would pursue changes to its noise ordinance in hopes of silencing late-night flight activity was very much like most...

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Long Beach to Look At Homeless Day Worker Program As Bridge to Services, Getting People Off The Streets

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The city of Long Beach could be taking a new approach to how it plans to help the homeless in the city as it unveiled a possible day-work program to help those...

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Advocates Hope To Energize Affordable Housing Conversation With Free Screening of KCET’s “City Rising”

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As the affordable housing market continues to wain local housing advocates are hosting the first full-length screening in Long Beach of KCET Media Group’s documentary “City Rising” at the Art Theatre January 24.

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