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Entries Tagged as 'Steven Piper'

Two city leaders step up to fill upcoming vacancies on Long Beach City Council

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments · News

By Steven Piper Staff Writer The seats of Long Beach City Councilmembers Rae Gabelich and Patrick O’Donnell– Districts 8 and 4, respectively– will be up for grabs during the upcoming 2012 elections.

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LB Council authorizes city manager to implement sales tax incentive agreement with Cabe Brothers Toyota

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments · News

By Steven Piper Staff Writer In an effort to promote large-scale development, stimulate private investment in the retail sector, and enhance sales tax revenue, the Long Beach City Council approved a recommendation during its May 10 meeting to authorize City Manager Pat West to implement a sales tax incentive agreement with Cabe Brothers for the […]

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Crime down in Long Beach, murder rate lowest since ’71

January 7th, 2011 · No Comments · News

By Steven Piper Staff Writer In the film Gone in 60 Seconds, which was coincidentally filmed in Long Beach, Nicholas Cage’s character is a grand-theft-auto master, committing crimes left and right. In reality, crime in the City by the Sea has descended to previously unseen levels.

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As Bell councilmember holds onto his job, residents await appointment of city monitor

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Steven Piper Staff Writer Turmoil over the City of Bell’s leadership continues as the interim city administrator of that city, Pedro Carillo, overcame a city council effort to fire him last week.

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SH city attorney working pro bono to help Bell citizens recall their controversial officials

November 19th, 2010 · No Comments · News

-A Signal Tribune Exclusive- By Steven Piper Staff Writer After the recent City of Bell scandal, during which it was revealed that council members were earning more than $100,000 and a city manager was making in excess of $800,000, Bell citizens were enraged that their officials lived up to the common stereotype that all politicians […]

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