1st District Councilmember Lena Gonzalez has introduced an item to encourage the City Manager to send a letter of opposition to President Trump regarding recent efforts to establish a legal definition of sex under Title IX that excludes transgender people.
The Long Beach City Council on Tuesday is set to approve a $925,000 settlement in a case where jurors decided that police used excessive force while arresting a Long Beach man in his 60s.
For Long Beach's Special Municipal Election, Measure BBB has so far pulled in the highest total number of votes at 84,926, which doesn't yet include all mail-in ballots. As of Oct. 11, there were 256,420 registered voters in Long...
In a statement released this week, the grassroots Long Beach Reform Coalition, which has lead the opposition to Measure BBB, says the measure would actually give the mayor and City Council three more terms in office since California law...
Tuesday night the City Council took what could be a first step toward shortening these epic displays of local governance by asking city leaders to look into streamlining future meetings.
Fourth District Councilman Daryl Supernaw said he's concerned that some important public business is discussed in the late-night hours of long meetings, after many people have gone to bed.
In an emotional exchange at the end of Tuesday night’s meeting, Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce called for a formal intervention, saying that silence would only serve to keep the issue from going away.
Long Beach City Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez is calling for a review of workplace policies after she said the city quietly closed its investigation into her allegations that Vice Mayor Dee Andrews threatened her in a phone call.
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