A little-known real estate investment firm had big plans for the Queen Mary, but now they owe hundreds of millions to an array of creditors—and the fate of the city’s most famous asset is more uncertain than ever.
A lo largo de los años, los funcionarios de la ciudad han señalado con orgullo a la CPCC como muestra del compromiso de Long Beach con la rendición de cuentas y la transparencia de la policía. Pero la verdad es que, hoy en día, la CPCC se ha convertido en gran parte en una historia admonitoria sobre los nuevos llamados para una reforma policial sistémica en Long Beach y más allá.
Over the years, city officials have proudly pointed to the CPCC as evidence of Long Beach’s commitment to police accountability and transparency. But the truth is that the CPCC has become largely a cautionary tale in these days of renewed calls for systemic police reform in Long Beach and beyond.
A former Long Beach city commissioner told the Post that after complaining about an illegal bingo gathering near his home, he got a surprising visit from Councilman Dee Andrews.
Out of 24 rewards issued by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors since March 2009, three have been claimed, and have led to the apprehension of suspects in Long Beach-related cases.