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.
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Long Beach residents in the 2nd District may vote for a new city council representative sooner than expected if the city clerk’s office verifies that the petition to recall Jeannine Pearce received enough signatures. The 2nd District consists of areas in downtown Long Beach such as The Pike and the[Read More…]
Incumbent: Stacy Mungo Councilwoman Stacy Mungo was elected to District 5 in 2014. She is a strong supporter of retaining the “neighborhood character” of low-density areas by strategically planning the construction and locations of apartment buildings and neighborhoods. Transparency Mungo stated that one of the biggest hurdles when she was[Read More…]
The port of Long Beach brings a number of things to the city: commerce, big boats and smog. Hundreds of stakeholders attended the State of the Port address Jan. 22, where Executive Director Mario Cordero announced plans to eliminate cargo and vehicle emissions by 2030. “I see not only the[Read More…]
The water is calm — as it always is in Long Beach. It is a quintessential and relaxing moment on the beach, but the silhouettes from the Port of Long Beach to the north and five giant cargo ships looming in the distance are a reminder of the city’s early[Read More…]
The Port of Long Beach, known as “The Green Port” for its environment friendly policies, is facing serious criticism as it goes ahead with plans to export dangerous carbon material. Earthjustice, a non-profit public interest organization, has criticized the port’s recent decision to continue with two export agreements involving coal[Read More…]