Charter reform impacting term limits moves toward vote to place it on November ballot

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A final hearing was set for August 7.
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IN PICTURES: Long Beach mayor, other city leaders sworn in to new terms at inauguration ceremony

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The inauguration was held at the Terrace Theater Plaza following the regular City Council meeting, held an hour earlier than usual to accommodate the ceremony.
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Acknowledging common goals, community groups unite to present first-ever ‘people’s budget’ that prioritizes the marginalized

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Morn Pho and his wife take turns going with a friend to pay their utility bills because city offices don’t have signs in Khmer, nor any staff that speak their native Cambodian language.
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Long Beach is gathering input on a short-term rental policy; here’s how to participate

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Participants in Saturday's workshop will get the chance to score possible regulations in the new ordinance.
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Measure M opponents file complaint with state claiming ‘violations’ made by mayor, council

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Opponents of a ballot measure that allowed the city to charge its Water Department for use of city-owned pipelines filed a complaint with the state against elected leaders, charging they sent political mailers to voters ahead of the June...
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Off-duty military police officer sues LBPD, saying officer tackled him with no warning

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The man's lawsuit alleges he was trying to help officers in Downtown Long Beach when one of them slammed him to the ground.
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Jury rules officer who shot Cal State Long Beach student didn’t use excessive force

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Officer Matthew Hernandez fired on 20-year-old Feras Morad on the evening of May 27, 2015, after a three-minute struggle in which Hernandez hit Morad with a flashlight, shot a Taser at him and attempted to wrestle him to the...
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Bottles of murky liqueur, cherub sconces, salon chairs: Everything goes at Breakers Hotel estate sale

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Stuff has been building up in the Breakers Hotel since it was built in 1926, and almost all of it’s gotta go in order to give the building’s next incarnation, as a boutique hotel, a fresh start when it...
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2018 is the ‘Year of the Women’ in Long Beach as more females appointed to commissions

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Long Beach reached a milestone Tuesday when the City Council appointed six new women to city boards and commissions, tipping the overall balance of power to women for the first time in the city's history.
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Overturned big-rig shuts down part of 710 Freeway in Long Beach

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An overturned big-rig shut down most of the northbound lanes Friday morning, according to the CHP.
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