#LBVotes Live Blog: 2018 Primary Nominating Election

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Today Long Beach voters headed to the polls to decide who will lead the city for the next four years in four council districts, two education board positions and the mayor's seat.
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With Election Looming, Mayoral Challenger Says He Was Discouraged From Running Before He Started

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Mayoral candidate Henk Conn claims that he was approached by two people earlier this year attempting to dissuade him from filing paperwork to run for office.
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Documentary Capturing Path From Skid Row to Marathon Finisher To Play at Art Theatre

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The film documents their training and eventual trips to Africa and Italy where runners took part in international running competitions including the Rome marathon
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As Closure Looms, City Works Toward Long-Term Solution For Community Hospital

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John Keisler, the city’s director of economic and property development, said the city council could be provided with some potential solutions in as little as four to six weeks, as the city staff has already began the process of...
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Long Beach City Auditor’s Work On City BIDs Honored By National Auditor Association

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The Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) will present Doud and her team with the 2017 Distinguished Knighton Award at its May 7 national conference in Colorado Springs where the team has also been invited to present its BID...
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Long Beach Water Commissioners Vote To Explore Gas, Water Utility Merger

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Long Beach utilities could be on the verge of an overhaul after the Board of Water Commissioners voted Thursday to allow the consideration of a merger between the city’s water and sewer utilities with the city’s gas and oil...
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Rose Park Neighborhood Group Launching Tenth Street Personal Safety Campaign

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According to Long Beach Police Department crime data for the precincts that include the portions of 10th Street between Orizaba and Junipero the area has averaged about 29 robberies of a person and 30 aggravated assaults from 2014-2017. That...
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A Call From the Mayor For More Women to Apply For Commission Appointments

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The latest United States Census Bureau figures estimate that the US population was about 50.8 percent women as of 2016 which leaves the Long Beach commission figures lagging behind by a few percent when it comes to women being...
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Lawsuit Seeking Removal of LGBT Pride Flag from Congressional Offices Dismissed

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The suit filed in March 2017 by Chris Sevier alleged that the flag hanging in the halls of Congress violated his constitutional right to lobby congress, claiming that homosexuality is a religion and that all religions needed to be...
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With Official Historic Designation, The Search For a New Home For VIP Records’ Sign Continues

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After a long year in which it squabbled with the city over the rights to its iconic sign, VIP Records and its famous whistler sign was officially recognized as a historic landmark after the Long Beach City Council adopted...
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