The Campaign Trail | Feb. 10

Signal Hill City Council candidates Lori Woods and Tom Benson will host a meet-and-greet event at a private home on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 5:30pm. Woods is currently mayor of Signal Hill, and Benson is a member of the Planning Commission. For location information, call (562) 234-8290 or (310) 418-6031. Robert Copeland, candidate for Signal…

The Campaign Trail | Jan. 27

The Signal Hill North Neighborhood Association will host a meet-and-greet event with candidates for Signal Hill City Council on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7pm at 3255 Cerritos Ave. in Signal Hill. The event will not be a forum, according to its organizers, but instead will provide an opportunity for residents to become familiar with candidates…

Campaign Trail | Jan. 20

Signal Hill Council candidate Keir Jones, a small-business owner, has received the endorsement of 70th District Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, Signal Hill councilmembers Larry Forester and Michael Noll, and the Los Angeles County Democratic Party, according to an email from the candidate. Jason Aula, a candidate for Signal Hill City Council, issued a press release in…

The Campaign Trail | May 20

The Steve Napolitano for Supervisor 2016 campaign announced on April 21 that it has so far received endorsements from more than 400 local elected officials, civic leaders and community representatives. Napolitano is running for LA County 4th District Supervisor. The endorsements include mayors, city councilmembers, school board and community college trustees and special district administrators.…

The Campaign Trail | March 11

Long Beach City Council 2nd District candidate Eric Gray announced on March 4 via a press release that he has received the endorsement of Long Beach 1st District Councilmember Lena Gonzalez. Gray also announced the formation of the Democrats for Gray, Republicans for Gray and Independents for Gray coalitions united in support of his campaign.…

The Campaign Trail | March 4

Congressmember Janice Hahn of California’s 44th District has endorsed 8th District Long Beach Councilmember Al Austin for re-election on Feb. 12, according to a press release from Austin’s office. According to a press release from Austin’s office, the 8th district councilmember also received the endorsement of State Senator Ricardo Lara (33rd District) on Feb. 19.…

The Campaign Trail | Feb. 5

According to Long Beach City Council 2nd District candidate Eric Gray, the Long Beach Police Officers Association endorsed him on Jan. 21. Formed in 1940, the Long Beach Police Officers Association represents the men and women of the Long Beach Police Department from the police officer, corporal, sergeant and lieutenant ranks. Gray also announced on…

The Campaign Trail | Jan. 15

Eric Gray, candidate for the Long Beach City Council’s 2nd District, announced on Jan. 4 that he earned the endorsement of the Southern California Pipe Trades District Council 16, whose members include plumbers, steamfitters, sprinkler fitters and other pipe trades professionals from 14 unions across Southern California.Gray also announced on Jan. 5 that he earned…

The Campaign Trail | Dec. 11

The Teachers Association of Long Beach, which includes teachers, nurses, speech pathologists and librarians from every LBUSD school, announced Tuesday, Dec. 1 its endorsement of Felton Williams for Long Beach school board in Area 2 and Jon Meyer for Long Beach school board in Area 4. The school board election is scheduled for April 12,…

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Six candidates filed paperwork before the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters’ deadline on Aug. 8 to run for the Division 3 seat on the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) Board of Directors in the Nov. 4 election. Candidates who filed nomination papers by the filing deadline include: John Allen, a Long Beach…

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Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell announced this week that he has received the endorsement of the Peace Officers Research Organization of California to become the next Los Angeles County sheriff. • Former 7th District Long Beach Councilmember Tonia Reyes-Uranga this week announced her run for the seat on the Water Replenishment District, Division 3,…

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Suja Lowenthal, candidate for California’s 70th Assembly District, has announced receiving the endorsement of Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project. Lowenthal will also host a campaign reception on Tuesday, May 27 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Michael’s on Naples Ristorante, 5620 E. 2nd St.

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Jim McDonnell, candidate for Los Angeles County sheriff, announced that he has garnered the endorsement of State Senator Alex Padilla. Steve Neal candidate for the 64th Assembly District, has announced that he has received the endorsement from AFSCME California and State Senator Ricardo Lara.

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Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell has announced garnering the following endorsements in his bid to become Los Angeles County Sheriff: the California Police Chiefs Association Board of Directors, the California Peace Officers Association and the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs Association. Former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka has announced receiving the following endorsements in his bid…

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Ricardo Linarez, who is running for the 1st District seat on the Long Beach City Council, will host a fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 4 from 5:30pm to 8pm at Birdcage, 224 W. 4th St. More information is available at ricardolinarez.com .