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Long Beach mayoral candidates defend reputations, gear up for June 3 election

May 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

CJ Dablo Staff Writer As the June 3 election draws near for the two candidates vying for the top city job of Long Beach, both campaigns have taken the time to fire back against their critics. Mayoral candidates Robert Garcia and Damon Dunn have each taken hits in the past couple of weeks. Garcia’s campaign has […]

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Court orders owners of vacant Hill Street homes to meet strict work timeline or face demolition

May 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Sean Belk Staff Writer A court judge recently ordered that the owners of two vacant houses on Hill Street just west of Obispo Avenue have to meet a strict timeline for permit approvals and construction or the homes will get the wrecking ball. The two-story, upscale homes, which have remained unoccupied for more than a […]

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Scientists: Fukushima radioactivity has yet to reach West Coast

May 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer When friends and family started asking Steven Manley, a marine biologist and professor at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), if their local coastlines were safe from Fukushima radiation, he decided to find out. In 2011, the 9.0 earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan triggered a tsunami that caused […]

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Long Beach beekeepers rescue swarms, generate buzz

May 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer Swarms of bees are no problem for the Long Beach Beekeepers, a group who says its mission is to educate the general public and policy makers on urban beekeeping. “We want people to lose their fear of the honey bee,” the club’s president, Henry Kurland, said. Amateur beekeepers gather for the […]

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SH Successor Agency approves deal to sell former RDA site to BMW dealership, settle CarMax debt

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Sean Belk Staff Writer The owner of a BMW dealership at the Signal Hill Auto Center plans to expand to a vacant, former redevelopment property in a deal that would settle a $6-million debt that the City’s former redevelopment agency has had with used-car retailer CarMax. Acting as the Successor Agency to the former Signal […]

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