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Budget Focuses on Maintaining Community Service, Employment

This article was updated to reflect the fact that the city is aiming to pay for some capital improvements to local parks...

Bixby Knolls Leads the Way as Long Beach BIDs and BIAs Provide Community Support

By Greggory Moore, Long Beach Columnist First Fridays is a staple of life in Bixby Knolls, the fairly affluent suburban enclave between the 405 and...

An Educator Brings her Mission to the Kitchen Table

By Alexa Moreno Perdomo, Editorial Intern Franki Bellhouse-Garcia never had a plan and had resigned himself to a life working the docks until Mary McAlpine...

Community Announcements — 6-13-19

New Online Tool Helps LA Youth Find Jobs The Find Your Future initiative, an effort to engage and support young job seekers was launched June...

Comm. Announcements — 5-30-19

Calfresh Benefits Available  June 1 The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services or DPSS announces the expansion of the State of California’s CalFresh...

Random Letters — Open Letter Regarding Reopening of the San Pedro Navy Fuel Depot; You Can’t Fight City Hall

Open Letter Regarding the Reopening of the San Pedro Navy Fuel Depot Dear Gregg Smith: My husband’s name was Greg Smith, but he only spelled it...

Stories About Meaningful Connections in Long Beach

Carmen Sima speaks on finding love while starting a business What are the stories that could only happen in Long Beach? There are many. The Long...

Flare Event Notification System (FENS)— Public Portal Preview

Rule 1118 Refinery Flares The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) staff invites the community to preview the proposed Flare Event Notification System (FENS) Public...

Supporting Solutions, Not Neglect

Without more new jobs, will gentrification actually bring prosperity? By James Preston Allen, Publisher For some 50 years, I have witnessed the comings and goings of...

Random Letters: St. Oscar Arnulfo Romero; ILWU Endorsements?; Parking at Temple Beth El; Uncle Joe at the PBID Meeting

St. Oscar Arnulfo Romero Pious Latin Americans can always find a good joke to identify an actual problem. The Holy Trinity? Oh yes, that is...

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Los Angeles County Will Not Consider School Re-opening Waivers, Per State Guidance

Los Angeles County’s case rate currently is 355 per 100,000 and the county will not be considering waiver applications, at this point in time.

Keeping Courthouses Clear of COVID-19

In their motion, Supervisors Ridley-Thomas and Kuehl noted that the LA County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) notified the Public Defender that many of its attorneys may have been exposed to COVID-19 by clients who tested positive for COVID-19 while in jail.

LA County to Support Litigation Efforts to Protect DACA Dreamers

Since its inception, the DACA program has protected nearly 800,000 individuals, including tens of thousands of immigrants in Los Angeles County (County), from deportation.

Long Beach Unveils Proposed 2021 Budget and Racial Equity and Reconciliation Initiative – Initial Report

Long Beach city budget and Racial Equity and Reconciliation Initiative to be discussed at city council meeting.