Serving as president would allow Juan Benitez to work in concert with the community and the superintendent to place agenda items reflecting such a promise with more expediency.
The reductions would affect nearly every city department—with the exception of the Health Department, which is funded mostly through grants.
The virtual recruitment event will take place Wednesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
“It makes me sad that we are at this moment where we are because the public didn’t really do what they were supposed to do over time, and now our students are going to suffer because of it,” Baker said.
The circumstances of the death were not clear, but the city said in its daily news release that all of those who’ve died had underlying health conditions.
It’s budget season. It’s election season. And both are going to be ugly.
The redeployment of the city’s bike share program began this week, and is expected to take one to two weeks for full deployment.
Long Beach Post reporter Stephanie Rivera talks with colleagues Sebastian Echeverry and Crystal Niebla to find out the latest news on their North and West Long Beach beats since joining the newsroom in June.
“My brother and I are heartbroken,” Garcia said. “Our mother was the kindest and most compassionate person we’ve ever known.”
Police say the preliminary investigation showed that the victim was riding southbound on Orange Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle also traveling southbound on Orange.