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Atlantic Avenue street-improvement project set to begin

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments · News

The City of Long Beach will soon begin work on a street-improvement project on Atlantic Avenue between 52nd Street and North Atlantic Place. According to the City, the project is part of efforts to “invest in corridors and create vibrant commercial areas for both businesses and residents to enjoy.” “We’re working hard to maintain and […]

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Long Beach prepares to roll out new e-cigarette ordinance

March 14th, 2014 · No Comments · News

CJ Dablo Staff Writer The Long Beach City Council unanimously passed an ordinance last week, on March 4, that will regulate e-cigarettes in the same manner as tobacco cigarettes. Signed by Mayor Bob Foster this week, the ordinance will take effect in about one month. The ordinance will make a number of changes to the way […]

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Lawsuit claims Signal Hill city clerk prepared inaccurate ballot label

March 14th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Maria Harris, a Signal Hill resident and proponent of the Taxpayer’s Right to Know and Vote measure, filed litigation against the City of Signal Hill on Tuesday, March 11 alleging that the City Clerk prepared a ballot label that is inaccurate, misleading and incomplete, and that it results in bias against the proposed initiative. The […]

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Primary nominating election sample ballot booklets omit Measure A argument writers

March 14th, 2014 · No Comments · News

With the mailing of sample ballot booklets to Long Beach voters beginning March 8, 2014, Long Beach City Clerk Larry Herrera announced March 12 that the names of the authors of the argument for and against Measure A were inadvertently not listed in the English-language sample ballot booklets. The author of the argument in favor […]

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LBPD arrests two and seizes cocaine, cash and guns

March 14th, 2014 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has arrested two individuals and seized drugs, cash and guns in connection with a drug-trafficking incident. On March 3, an investigation into cocaine trafficking led LBPD officers to a residence in the 9300 block of Telegraph Road in Downey. At that location, Carlos Mendoza Osuna, 34, of Downey, and […]

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