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Police suspect street racing as cause of accident that left one man dead, another seriously injured

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments · News

A traffic accident in the area of Ocean Boulevard and Orizaba Avenue has claimed the life of an adult male and resulted in serious injury to another man, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). On Monday, July 21, at approximately 10:15pm, police responded to the area, where they discovered two unconscious male subjects. […]

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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 · 1 Comment · 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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