The Campaign Trail

Ricardo Linarez, who is running for the 1st District seat on the Long Beach City Council, will host a fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 4 from 5:30pm to 8pm at Birdcage, 224 W. 4th St. More information is available at .

Martha Flores-Gibson, candidate for Long Beach City Council’s 3rd District, will host a fundraiser to coincide with the start of the California Republican Party Fall Convention. The event will take place
Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 6:30pm to 8pm at Mix Restaurant in the Hilton Anaheim, 777 W. Convention Way St. #11 in Anaheim. More information is available at .

Jim Lewis, former president and chief executive officer of the Long Beach Rescue Mission, has filed his candidate intention form with the City Clerk to run for the 3rd District seat on the Long Beach City Council.

Roberto Uranga, candidate for the 7th District seat on the Long Beach City Council, announced Sept. 19 that Congressmember Janice Hahn, who represents the 44th District, has endorsed him.

Long Beach School Board candidate Megan Kerr announced on Sept. 25 that she has secured the endorsements of current school board members Mary Stanton and Jon Meyer in the race for the School Board’s 1st District.

Dr. Juan M. Benitez, a history professor and an executive director at Cal State Long Beach, announced on Sept. 26 he has entered the race for the 3rd District seat on the Long Beach Unified School District’s Board of Education.

Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education Vice President Diana Craighead also announced on Sept. 26 her candidacy for District 5 of the School Board.

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