The Campaign Trail

During its next monthly meeting on Monday, March 5, the Wrigley Association will host a candidate forum for the Long Beach Unified School District 2 seat at 7pm at Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St. The candidates are Dr. Felton Willians, the incumbent, and Ricardo Linarez. The moderator for the event will be Gavin McKiernan, a Wrigley Association board member. For more information, email or call Chris Graeber, Association secretary, at (562) 424-0790.

Long Beach City Auditor Laura Doud announced Tuesday her endorsement of Lillian Kawasaki and her candidacy for the 8th district of the Long Beach City Council.
“Now, more than ever, we need elected representatives devoted to being caretakers of the public trust and willing to be financial watchdogs,” said Doud. “In Lillian, the 8th district and Long Beach will truly have a civic-minded councilmember with a long history of public service, integrity, and commitment to those whom she’s sworn to serve.”
The Los Cerritos Neighborhood Association (LCNA) will host a forum for candidates seeking election to the Long Beach City Council’s 8th district seat. Candidates Al Austin, Lillian Kawasaki and Gustavo Rivera have confirmed attendance at the forum, which will take place on Wednesday, March 7 at 6pm in Los Cerritos Elementary School’s Auditorium, 515 W. San Antonio Dr. The forum will begin immediately following a short LCNA presentation and is expected to last one hour and 15 minutes, including a “lightning” round.
Jeff Kellogg, former 8th district councilmember and current Long Beach Community College trustee, will serve as sole moderator. Interested parties may submit questions by email to Members of LCNA will review and prepare all questions in advance.

Eighth District Long Beach Council candidate Al Austin announced this week that the grand opening of his new campaign office, located at 3811 Long Beach Blvd., will be Saturday, March 3 at 10am. Call (562) 787-3131 for more information.

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