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Entries from April 27th, 2012

State measure that would repeal death penalty to be added to November ballot

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

California Secretary of State Debra Bowen on Monday certified a fifth measure for the November 6, 2012 General Election ballot. The measure would repeal the death penalty and joins four other measures already on the November ballot:

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LBPD officer arrested for possession of child pornography

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

An officer with the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has been arrested for possessing child pornography, according to a press release issed by the department on April 19. “It is with great regret that the [LBPD] must announce the arrest of Long Beach Police Officer Noe Yanez for possession of child pornography, following an investigation […]

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Statewide, voter registration is higher than four years ago, but fewer are designating their party preference

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Secretary of State Debra Bowen has published the latest statewide voter-registration report, which shows a higher percentage of eligible Californians are registered to vote since this time four years ago while fewer than ever are indicating a political party preference.

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Thoughts from the Publisher

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Thoughts From The Publisher

by Neena Strichart Having been in the newspaper business since 1994, I have a lot of fun stories that I often share with my coworkers. Wednesday morning I was telling Stephanie, one of our ad-sales gals, about a creative ad campaign that I ran back in the ‘90s for the owner of a tax/bookkeeper service […]

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“Spokes” persons

April 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Commentary

On Saturday, May 5, Long Beach will be hosting one of the premiere bicycle events in the state when we welcome the annual Bike Fest and Tour of Long Beach. The day consists of fun for the whole family and a great way to promote America’s most bike-friendly city as well as our “Let’s Move, […]

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