The action stems from allegations that the city’s top tourism official was spending tens of thousands of dollars in public funds on unnecessary furnishings for the facility without proper approvals.
Miguel Vargas was convicted in 2011 of assault on a peace officer based on the testimony of LBPD Officer Dedier Reyes, who has since been charged with perjury and filing a false police report in an unrelated arrest.
The Queen Mary has been closed to the public since 2020, but the city plans to reopen the ship this fall after a round of critical repairs.
Both Moderna and Pfizer brand vaccines will be available for children and will be administered in lower doses.
Councilwoman Cindy Allen took an extensive guided tour of the Queen Mary and then spent the night on the ship along with her husband despite it being closed to the general public.
The Queen Mary has been closed since 2020 as the city makes critical repairs on the aging vessel.
The initiative, which would impact Long Beach’s largest hospitals and smaller clinics, would cover a broad range of workers in a health care setting, including technicians, maintenance workers, janitors, housekeeping staff, groundskeepers and food service workers.
The new Citra from Lime is designed to replace short urban car trips and will be exclusively on the streets of Long Beach this summer.
President Biden’s speech comes as the country sees its highest inflation rate since 1981.
In the race for Long Beach Unified School Board District Area 5, longtime incumbent Diana Craighead was leading challenger Melissa Pittscutler with 65% of the vote.