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Steve Mozena, president at Mozena Publishing, Inc., according to his LinkedIn profile, has entered as the 10th candidate in the race for Long Beach mayor, according to the City of Long Beach’s “Potential Candidates Primary Nominating Election” page. Online voter information indicates Mozena ran for California governor in 2010 as a resident of Carson, where he…

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John C. Goya, candidate for State Assembly 70th District, has announced that he has received the endorsements of Huntington Park Mayor Mario Gomez, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon Rick F. Pospisil, M.D. of Huntington Beach, and pop singer Pat Boone. Goya’s campaign will also host a fundraiser at Forbidden City restaurant, 6380 E. Pacific Coast Highway, on…

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Fourth District Long Beach Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell has announced that he has raised $117,000 as a candidate for the 70th Assembly District, according to an email sent by his campaign. The email also stated that O’Donnell has been endorsed by former State Senator Betty Karnette, Signal Hill Councilmembers Larry Forester and Tina Hansen, Long Beach…

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California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has endorsed Gerrie Schipske in her campaign for Long Beach mayor. “I have known Gerrie Schipske since 1995, when she and I were national finalists for the White House Fellowship Program,” Jones said. “Her passion for public service has only grown since then, and I know Gerrie has the experience…

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Lena Gonzales, field deputy to Long Beach Vice Mayor Robert Garcia, has announced she will seek his 1st District Council seat in the April 2014 election. “Over the last four years, I’ve worked closely with the 1st District community to improve public safety, invest in infrastructure and expand park space,” Gonzalez said. “I’m proud of…

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Megan Kerr, a volunteer and PTA member in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD ) for the past 12 years, has announced her candidacy for the LBUSD school board. According to her campaign website, Kerr has worked in classrooms, offices, music programs, sports programs and green teams at every school her children attended as…

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Long Beach City Prosecutor Doug Haubert announced Wednesday that he is launching his bid for re-election, seeking a second four-year term. “Long Beach has a great City Prosecutor in Doug Haubert,” said Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey. “He is working closely with the District Attorney’s Office and local police to keep kids in school–…

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The Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce will host a Signal Hill City Council candidate forum at the Signal Hill Police Department Community Room, 2745 Walnut Ave., on Monday, Feb. 25. The forum will begin with a “public-candidate meet-and-greet” period from 6:30pm to 7pm, and the actual forum will begin at 7pm and end at 8:30pm.

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The Concerned Citizens of Signal Hill (CCSH) and the Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce will co-host a Signal Hill City Council candidate forum at the Signal Hill Police Department Community Room, 2745 Walnut St. on Monday, Feb. 25. The forum will begin with a “public-candidate meet-and-greet” period from 6:30pm to 7pm, and the actual forum…

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The Concerned Citizens of Signal Hill (CCSH) and the Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce will co-host two Signal Hill City Council candidate forums this month, both of which will be in the Signal Hill City Council Chamber, 2175 Cherry Ave. The first forum will be Monday, Feb. 4, and the second will be Monday, Feb.…

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Signal Hill Community First will host a candidate forum in the Signal Hill Council Chamber, 2175 Cherry Ave., on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6pm to 8pm. The public is invited to attend. The moderator will be Forrest Story, principal at Public Sector Excellence, a Long Beach leadership consulting firm. For more information, call (562) 597-4534…

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Signal Hill Community First will host a candidate forum in the Signal Hill Council Chambers, 2175 E Cherry Ave., on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6pm to 8pm. The public is invited to attend. The moderator will be Forrest Story, principal at Public Sector Excellence, a Long Beach leadership consulting firm. For more information, call (562)…

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Gary DeLong, Republican for California’s 47th Congressional District, has been endorsed by the bipartisan group No Labels, which applauded DeLong’s pro-business, bipartisan record in California and his eagerness to work with leaders on both sides of the aisle in Washington. The endorsement was announced at a press conference on Oct. 11 at the Hotel Maya…

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Cal State Long Beach will host a forum featuring candidates for the 47th Congressional District on Friday, Oct. 5 from 5:30pm to 7pm at the Pointe at the Pyramid. Participating will be candidates Gary DeLong and Alan Lowenthal. The forum is jointly sponsored by the League of Women Voters; CSULB; University of California, Los Angeles;…

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During its next monthly meeting on Monday, March 5, the Wrigley Association will host a candidate forum for the Long Beach Unified School District 2 seat at 7pm at Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St. The candidates are Dr. Felton Willians, the incumbent, and Ricardo Linarez. The moderator for the event will be Gavin McKiernan,…