Brian Hatch, a Long Beach resident and member of the Fair Political Practices Commission, stirred controversy this week when he told the Post that he is considering running for Jeannine Pearce’s City Council seat.
Candidates were asked questions on top issues including climate change, housing affordability, a living wage, the city’s homeless crisis and whether they would support a permanent extensions to the city’s Measure A sales tax.
Mechanical engineering consultant Edward Pribonic has long raised concerns with the city over what he says are safety issues, deferred maintenance and long-term neglect of the Queen Mary.
The state recently approved a seismic compliance plan for Community Hospital. The next step is getting the staff and equipment in place for an inspection from the California Department of Public Health in the coming weeks.
The agreement between the city and the Long Beach Firefighters Association also provides an increase in pay for bilingual employees that can assist when language skills are needed.
The 95-year-old Community Hospital could soon be ready to reopen once it receives its state permits.
Keisler said Urban Commons has pushed back the timeline as it works to navigate the complicated regulatory process, but the company has been clear that it intends to move forward with the project.
Concert featuring members of Long Beach Dub Allstars and other local musicians will raise funds for Tasi’s teenage daughter.
As the owner of a local floor cleaning business, Salgado would also work to provide more support for small business owners. From Pine Avenue to the Anaheim Corridor, Salgado said lots of small businesses in the city are struggling. The City Council, she said, would benefit from having a small business owner who understands the challenges.
Police believe the suspect was a female who threatened “acts of violence,” the CSULB chief of police said at a campus news conference.