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New Long Beach mayor officially takes leadership over new, diverse city council

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · News

CJ Dablo Staff Writer Long Beach has a number of unique American stories to tell following the inauguration ceremony of the new crew of city officials. Just after he was sworn into office to serve as the city’s new mayor, Robert Garcia told the audience crowded into the Terrace Theater in downtown Long Beach about his […]

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Signal Hill Council considers continuing ban on ‘vaping’ lounges, regulating e-cigs like tobacco

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer The City of Signal Hill is planning to follow suit with nearby Long Beach by proposing to regulate electronic cigarettes the same as tobacco products and, effectively, continuing to outlaw so-called “vaping” lounges within city limits. The Signal Hill City Council voted unanimously (5-0) during its meeting on Tuesday, July 15 […]

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New LB councilmembers confirm numerous staff changes

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · News

CJ Dablo Staff Writer With every new Long Beach administration, there are inevitable staff changes. Such was the case this week, as several former Long Beach city councilmembers finished their terms and incoming elected officials took office. Many staff members continue to work for the City of Long Beach and merely transferred to another department. A […]

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Local developer, architect to take on affordable-housing project in Signal Hill

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer After being stuck in limbo for the past several years, a project to build a new affordable-housing community in Signal Hill is, to some degree, finally getting off the ground. The Signal Hill Housing Authority, which is composed entirely of the five city councilmembers, voted unanimously (5-0) during its July 15 […]

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New Student Services building’s construction underway at LBCC’s Pacific Coast Campus

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Ashley Fowler Staff Writer Long Beach City College (LBCC) has started construction on a $23.4-million, 31,698-square-foot Student Services building at its Pacific Coast Campus (PCC) at 11305 E. Pacific Coast Highway. The existing structure will be demolished and replaced with the new facility, which will house the admissions and records offices, counseling, financial aid, Extended […]

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