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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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 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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UPDATE: Long Beach Campaign Season in Full Swing as Candidate List Finalized

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With the filing period closed last Friday for those vying for an elected position in Long Beach this year a clearer picture of who voters will be deciding between in April has come into full view.

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Mayor Robert Garcia Endorses Gavin Newsom for California’s Next Governor

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With the race to replace outgoing Governor Jerry Brown heating up Mayor Robert Garcia decided to make clear who he’s supporting going into next year’s election as he endorsed Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom at a press event inside Fingerprints...

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Governor Brown Signs Bill Bumping Up California’s Primary Election Three Months

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Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill moving California’s presidential primary election from June to March to allow for more political influence, according to state legislators who proposed The Prime Time Primary Act.

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Second District Residents Mulling Recall Of Councilwoman Pearce Amid Ongoing Investigation

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Campaigns for public office are long, expensive and often times can get messy. But what about when the roles are reversed and it’s the public petitioning for a recall election?

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Richardson Sets Fundraising Record As 2018 Reelection Campaigns Issue First Financial Disclosures

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The first campaign finance numbers are in for the 2018 election and big money is already being spent to secure incumbents’ council seats inside Long Beach City Council chambers.

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Lawsuit Seeking Removal of Pride Flag from D.C. Offices Filed Against Lowenthal, Three Others

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Long Beach Congressman Alan Lowenthal is being sued by a Los Angeles man for displaying the Gay Pride flag outside his Washington D.C. offices, the lawsuit comes mere months after another man stomped on that same pride flag calling...

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