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Entries Tagged as 'Politics'

As 55th District Assemblymember, Furutani keeps career/technical education as top priority

October 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Democrat Warren Furutani is the incumbent Assemblymember for the state’s 55th District. He hopes to be reelected to his second full term in that office. “I am running to finish the business I have been working on since I was first elected,” he said.

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Hoping to unseat Furutani for Assembly’s 55th District, Salabaj pushes for education reform

October 29th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Republican Christopher Salabaj believes it’s time to change things in Sacramento, and he hopes the voters send him there to do so. Salabaj is running against incumbent Democrat Warren Furutani for the California Assembly 55th District seat.

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Topics of welfare, corruption and defense characterize 37th District seat forum

October 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer About 200 people attended the California 37th Congressional District candidates forum at the community center of Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Long Beach last Saturday.

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Richardson, Dibs face off at CSULB candidate forum

October 15th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Many university students don’t have the time to attend a candidates forum, which often means that they feel alienated from the political process.

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Air Quality Management District honors Foster for his work with cleaning air

October 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Environment, Politics

Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster received the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) S. Roy Wilson Memorial Award for Leadership in Government during the organization’s 22nd Annual Clean Air Awards last Friday. 

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