Athena Mekis Staff Writer Long Beach residents will have another opportunity to “go green” as the City of Long Beach funds “Laundry to Landscape,” a graywater pilot program which diverts a single-family home’s used laundry water to their property’s landscape.
Athena Mekis Staff Writer Water has long been touted as having healing powers. Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Water is the driving force of all nature.”
Athena Mekis Staff Writer Ninth District Councilmember Steven Neal unveiled his district’s community website, insidedistrict9.com, in late April, just before his first, full year taking office. The website has allowed Neal to reach more of the North Long Beach community without adding any further expense to taxpayers.
Athena Mekis Staff Writer Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster and City Manager Pat West revealed the 2012 proposed budget, which includes reductions in every city department, Tuesday, Aug. 2nd at Long Beach City Hall. The budget reductions will reduce the 2012 fiscal year deficit of $18.5 million to $6.2 million by 2014.
Athena Mekis Staff Writer Now that Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Laura Laesecke has ruled that Long Beach has the authority to criminally enforce its medical marijuana ordinance, City Prosecutor Douglas Haubert can proceed legally against five Long Beach marijuana collectives who have zoning and permit violations.
Athena Mekis Staff Writer Fifth District Councilmember Gerrie Schipske intended to motion a repeal on the plastic bag ban Tuesday, but was thwarted by authors of the ordinance.
By Athena Mekis Contributing Writer Large British flags softly blew down entire streets as I rode past downtown London on the Green Line coach bus, which led me in the same direction as everyone else’s footsteps.
By Athena Mekis Contributing Writer The marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton will take place today at Westminster Abbey, where 15 royal weddings have taken place. The wedding will be aired on a range of online platforms, making it the most digital and interactive coverage of a royal wedding to date.