The Campaign Trail

The Long Beach Area Group of the Sierra Club has announced two key endorsements in the race for Long Beach City Council: Suja Lowenthal for the 2nd district, and Lillian Kawasaki for the 8th. According to a press release issued by the Sierra Club group, both women have notable environmental records in the elected offices…

LBPD locates pop star Madonna’s stalker in north Long Beach

Long Beach Police located 54-year-old Robert Dewey Hoskins, a recent escapee from Metropolitan State Hospital in the city of Norwalk, on Friday, Feb. 10, at approximately 8:50am, according to a news release issued by the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD). Hoskins, whose Feb. 3, 2012 escape had been covered in local news reports last week,…

Weeding out

[Tuesday] night, the City Council took the responsible approach by directing the city manager to return in March with a multi-year police academy recruitment plan. As chair of the Public Safety Committee, I believe that we need to increase our force, but also do so in a fiscally responsible way. I want to thank Councilman…