Most of the city’s 260 advisory board members are unpaid and the City Council could soon change that for the first time in over 20 years.
The one-year ban would apply to all flavored vaping products as well as fruit-, candy- or menthol-flavored cigarettes.
If approved by voters, the tax would only be assessed to guests of Long Beach hotels, motels or short-term rental units.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors also approved a $15,000 reward earlier Tuesday morning bringing the total reward money to $30,000.
The emergency ordinance went into effect Tuesday night after Mayor Robert Garcia signed in into law during a brief recess of the City Council meeting.
A candlelight vigil drew hundreds of community members who showed up to support the surviving family of the victims who died last week at the hands of an alleged drunk driver.
Street sweepers in the city are equipped with GPS technology and the city will look at developing a system to use that to alert residents when its safe to park.
Opening every non-high school campus on weekends during the school year could cost schools and the district about $1.8 million, but the district is eying a partnership with the city to share costs.
In order to include two alternatives in soon-to-be-released public documents the City Council could have to approve a $560,000 increase in the contract.
Nine new therapy dogs will work to calm travel-based anxiety at Long Beach Airport as the city rolls out its new STARS (Simple Therapy and Real Smiles) program.