Over 46K Signatures Submitted to Bring Hotel Worker Safety Initiative to Long Beach Voters

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With nearly double the signatures needed, labor advocates turned in over 46,000 signatures to the city clerk’s office Tuesday morning that, if found valid, will place an initiative aimed at protecting Long Beach hotel workers on the November ballot.
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City of Long Beach’s ‘100 Days of Summer’ Programming Kicks off Friday with Free Concert

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From Memorial Day to Labor Day, hundreds of free or low-cost special events, cultural programs and sports activities will be offered throughout the Long Beach area.
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City Council Votes 8-0 to Censure Pearce Over Fallout From Relationship With Former Chief of Staff

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For the first time in a quarter century the Long Beach City Council voted Tuesday night to censure one of its members as eight of the nine-member council put their votes behind a formal reprimand of Second District Councilwoman...
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City Council to Consider Censuring Councilwoman Over Conduct that “Reflects Poorly on the City”

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Long Beach City Council is expected to consider whether to formally discipline Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce for conduct ranging from potential sexual harassment, conflicts of interest and failure to follow the city’s Code of Ethics.
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Recreational Cannabis Regulations Set For Council Review After Passing City’s Planning Commission

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The Long Beach planning commission voted unanimously Thursday night to forward suggestions to the city council that would amend the city’s zoning codes to carve out allowed spaces for recreational cannabis should the city council vote to allow the...
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City Announces Affiliation with National Digital Inclusion Alliance, Continues Digital Inclusion Efforts

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The City of Long Beach announced its official affiliation with the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) during Digital Inclusion Week May 7-11, which brings attention to digital inequalities nationwide.
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City of Long Beach Brings Home Five CAPIO Awards for Excellence in Communications

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The City of Long Beach was awarded five communications awards during the 2018 California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) Conference in Santa Rosa, the city announced this week.
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City of Long Beach Receives $1 Million in Grants for Justice Lab

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The city of Long Beach announced Tuesday that it has received two grants totaling $1 million to fund its lab that aims to give tools to first responders to divert residents in need out of the criminal justice system...
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With No Rent Freeze in Place, Tenants Suffer Price Hikes as Landlords Fear Rent Control in Long Beach

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The building manager told tenants that a doubling of their rent had nothing to do with requests for maintenance and everything to do with a proposed rent control ordinance that is currently being circulated for signatures.
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City Adds 121 New Parking Spaces to Alamitos Beach Neighborhood

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Adding the new parking spaces was made possible by increasing the previously 60-degree angle of diagonal striping for spots that were already in existence.
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