Mary Zendejas received a standing ovation after being sworn in before Long Beach City Council Tuesday.
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Housing concerns, neighborhood noise complaints and new homeless shelter discussed at Long Beach City Council
Tuesday’s meeting has less community involvement than previous weeks as Long Beach City Council continues to address ongoing proposals.
Mayor Garcia asks voters to consider new Transient Occupancy Tax to fund local arts and tourism.
Long Beach Unified School District’s decision to restrict after hours access to Fremont Elementary playground draws outrage from concerned parents.
The city council limited public comment to three speakers per item and delegated only 90 seconds if there are more than 10 people speaking on an issue. The adjustment was made in hopes of lessening the length of city council meetings.
City council members, employees and nearly 2,000 guests gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new city hall, civic center and Port of Long Beach headquarters, Monday.
Close to 250 people gathered at Harvey Milk Park July 6, and marched to the Long Beach Immigration and Customs Enforcement office to protest the agency’s presence in the city.
Discrepancies found in the economic status of the Latino population in Long Beach presented to City Council Tuesday.
The program will provide housing stability to senior citizens, low income residents and individuals living in housing for the homeless.
Long Beach’s Scooter Pilot Program will be extended another six months as the city council plans to look into a more permanent program. The council voted 8-0 Tuesday among support from residents. “I enjoy it and it saves me a lot of money,” said Long Beach resident Senay Kenfe. “I[Read More…]