Councilmembers voted Tuesday evening to extend permits for outdoor businesses’ sidewalk expansions until the end of 2020, as well as to implement a program that would allow participating motels to act as transitional housing for individuals experiencing homelessness.
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After just months of deliberation, the Long Beach city council voted to approve a $2.6 billion budget which included cuts across the city, including to the Long Beach Police Department. Cuts, many argue, were made in the wrong areas.
The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously to pass a pilot program ensuring a universal basic income program as a way to help residents who are facing financial issues exacerbated by the public health crisis.
In a split vote, Long Beach city council members voted not to join a Community Choice Energy program to provide 100% renewable energy to the city and will revisit the item next year.
Along with three alumni, an assistant professor at CSULB contributed the data analysis for a report discussed at the Long Beach city council meeting on Aug. 11. The report focused on civil unrest in the community as well as declaring racism a public health crisis.
Long Beach residents with four cats or dogs may be able to add two more furry companions to their households in the near future pets.
With nonessential business closures and a statewide stay-at-home order, COVID-19 has rapidly transformed the Long Beach economy.
The moratorium applies to any non-payment evictions March 4 to May 31. Residents have until Nov. 30 to pay back rent owed.
Long Beach has supported two declarations of emergency to better prepare the city for a potential outbreak.
A timeline of Super Tuesday’s election results and how the campus dealt with long line at the Walter Pyramid.