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Entries from October 27th, 2012

A place for R&R

October 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

Yesterday (Monday, Oct. 22), in partnership with the nonprofit Long Beach design firm City Fabrick, I was proud to host the opening of our city’s newest public space– Park [D] Plaza at Frontenac Court. This new public plaza on 4th Street between Elm and Linden in the East Village Arts District is a creative, exciting […]

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Questioning qualifications

October 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Letters to the Editor

I just finished reading Nick Diamantides’s Oct. 19 cover article “Signature drive continues for proposed initiative to require two-thirds vote for taxes.” I am confused. The article leads you to believe all city fees, taxes, assessments, will be subject a two-thirds registered voter’s approval if the “charter change” makes it to the ballot and passes. […]

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Vexation without representation?

October 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Letters to the Editor

I was stunned to read the condoning [by] Shirley Thomas (“DeLong and Short of It,” Oct. 19, 2012, Letters to the Editor) of Gary DeLong’s assault on a young woman who attended the recent League of Women Voters Congressional candidate forum at CSULB.

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General Election 2012: LA County and Long Beach measures

October 27th, 2012 · No Comments · News

Sean Belk Staff Writer Registered voters, by Nov. 6, will determine the fates of two Los Angeles County measures– one that seeks to make the office of the county assessor an appointed position, rather than elected, and another that proposes to extend a previous voter-approved sales tax increase for 30 years to further fund transportation […]

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Meet your candidates

October 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Meet Your Candidates

Among the offices on the ballot for the Tuesday, Nov. 6 election in Long Beach and Signal Hill will be the 44th and 47th districts of the United States House of Representatives, the 70th district of the California State Assembly, and the 33rd district of the State Senate. The Signal Tribune requested that each of […]

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