Former L.A. Supervisor Don Knabe will be honored by Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (SOLAC) at its “Celebrate the Power of Work” awards dinner Wednesday, February 22 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Downtown Long Beach.
The counties are coming to the LBC this week (July 22 to 25), Long Beachers. And beyond the appearances of elected officials famous for their county-level politics converging in the city from across the nation, the national convention will also feature the likes of world-class B-baller Kareem Abdul-jabbar, record-breaking swimmer, sports broadcaster and author Diana Nyad, Esri co-founder Jack Dangermond and Pulitzer Prize-winner Jon Meacham.
Next Thursday, Knabe will swing by the Long Beach Convention Center to present his State of the County address to an audience of Long Beach residents.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $10,000 reward for information to help solve the murder of a man in a Denny’s parking lot and extended a reward regarding a hit-and-run incident that killed a wheelchair-bound man. Both incidents took place in 2014.
Noting the presence of outgoing Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) Chief and current Sheriff-Elect Jim McDonnell and the shifting of many supervisor seats, Supervisor Don Knabe opened his State of the County address at the Convention Center with the vast changes occurring throughout the county.
In the most recent Sunday edition of the Press-Telegram, the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce PAC purchased a large ad showcasing its endorsed candidates that will be vying for positions come tomorrow’s election. At the top, in bold letters, is the Chamber’s endorsement for Damon Dunn for mayor while below, a list of other candidates.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe has officially announced his endorsement of Vice Mayor Robert Garcia for Mayor of Long Beach.