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New: LBPD Detectives Find And Arrest Within 7 Days, And DA Has Filed Murder Plus Other Charges Naming Two LB Men (Adults), In 59th/Linden Fatal Shooting
New: OC Assemblyman Quietly Introduces Bill That May Undercut Legal Challenges (Including by City of LB) To EIR For BNSF-Sought WLB-Impacting SCIG Railyard
New / Details / Perspective: LB's 1st Council Dist. Registered Voters Increase 60%, 8,515 Added Since Last Citywide Election (April 2010); Numbers Increase In All Districts But By Smaller Percentages; LB Now Has 260,130 Reg'd Voters
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See It: Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Ass'n "State of the District" (For VIDEO of event, click first video below; for video of "Rediscover Bixby Knolls video, click second icon below.)
Click here to display LBREPORT.com's growing list of stories providing detailed coverage of LB's upcoming election
New: See 5th Annual Solar Grand Prix @ Long Beach's El Dorado Park: 400 Creative, Savvy Students On 69 Teams From 19 Schools Race Their Designed/Built Solar Powered Model Cars
New: Nearly 1,600 Completed Voter Reg. Forms Found In Trash Can, Area
New / Event Advisory Mar. 14: St. Baldrick's Day Head-Shaving Fundraiser For Children's Cancer Research Will Be
New: Fire Rages Through
by Cathy Franklin
Special to LBREPORT.com
Photo via LBFFA Twitter feed
Photo by Cathy Franklin
New: Woman Assaulted, Battered, Robbed Within A Block Or Two Of LBPD East Division Police Station; LBPD Seeks Public's Help in ID'ing These Two "Subjects of Interest"
New w/ Extended AUDIO: Hear Them: Candidates For 7th dist. City Council
Extended audio coverage by Joe Mello
Photo by Joe Mello
New / VIDEO: City Clerk Herrera Combines Old School Hit, Cutting Edge Digital Effort -- "Express Yourself" -- Seeking To Increase Vote Turn-Out; See/Hear Press Event: Charles Wright (Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band) Lets City License His Music At No Charge To Aid Effort
Sat. Mar. 8 power outage ends: A power outage that at one point SCE said affected over 19,000 customers, then scaled back to 9,667 customers, is apparently over (it's no longer listed on SCE's online outage map.) During the outage, an SCE map put the location between Anaheim/10th St. west of Redondo Ave. and readers tell us it extended southward. In the 6 p.m. hour, an SCE spokesperson said the cause was an "equipment failure" in an underground vault.
New / AUDIO: Hear Them: City Attorney Candidates; Charles Parkin, James Johnson, Matthew Pappas
Photo by Joe Mello
New / AUDIO: Hear Them: City Prosecutor Doug Haubert vs. Challenger Rosemary Chavez
Photo by Joe Mello
U.S. Dept. of Ed Waives Fed'l "No Child Left Behind" Law, Lets CA End STAR Tests Without Penalty And Implement "Common Core" Tests With No Results For Parents/Students In March-June 2014
Sunday March 9: Pet Adoption Day @ Gelson's:
Subsequent coverage above: Sat. March 8 Is 5th Annual Solar Grand Prix, El Dorado Park, Willow/Studebaker; Free To Attend, 400 Creative, Savvy Students On 69 Teams From 19 Schools Will Race Designed/Built Solar Powered Model Cars
LBPD Says Preliminary Information Indicates NLB Husband-Wife Murder-Suicide, 5800 block Rose Ave.
Heads-Up: Two West Nile Infected Dead Birds Found In LB 90808; Ominous Early Discovery May Mean Especially Heavy Season
Wrigley Heights Resident Spots and Reports Suspicious Activity, LB Cops Respond & Arrest Three Residential Burglary Suspects
Election Notebook: Lowenthal For Mayor Mailer Says She Gets Things Done for Long Beach...But Uses Photo Of San Diego; Campaign Consultant Says It's His Error
Here's Deal City Staff Says the City Wants Re New Civic Center; See Details In Full RFP And Full Appendices; We Cite Some Salient Items
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(Mar. 4, 10:50 a.m. updated from 5:30 a.m.) A sizable portion of NLB was without power for a while in the 11 p.m. hour March 3. [UPDATE] SCE spokesman Michael Padian tells LBREPORT.com that it began at 11:16 p.m. and affected an area bounded by Curry St., Cherry Ave., Jackson St. and Pacific Ave.; roughly 710 customers were affected; and power was restored for all but three at 12:11 a.m.
Multiple Photos: Peninsula Berm Erodes, Some Peninsula Homes Report Damages Saturday Night (Mar. 1)
Multiple Photos: Anti-Gay Kansas-Based Westboro Baptist Church Pickets Lakewood Churches, Draws Counter-Demonstrators; Group Plans To Picket Academy Awards Sun Night And Outside Lakewood High On Monday Morning Mar. 3
by Jennifer Kelly, Special to LBREPORT.com
Includes additional background by LBREPORT.com
Mar. 2, 2014 outside First United Methodist Church, Lakewood, CA. Photo by Jennifer Kelly
Photo Gallery: Justin Rudd Photos (via Facebook): "On The Beach Between The Storms: Belmont Shore"
Surfers, Dump Trucks, Sea Birds And More (Taken Approx 4:00 p.m. Mar. 2, 2014)
With Extended On-Demand Audio: Hear It: Mayoral Candidates Field Questions At LBHUSH/Los Cerritos Neighborhood Ass'n Forum
Who Shot Two Cats With Arrows In NLB? If You Have Any Info, Call These Numbers
Source: LB Animal Hospital Facebook page
Long Beach Water Comm'n Declares Imminent Water Supply Shortage, Adopts Mandatory Restrictions That Include Prohibiting Watering Landscape Tues, Weds, Friday, Sunday
Here's Why Police From LB, Signal Hill & Westminster Had Containment Perimeter, Closed Off Streets, In Area Of Cherry-St. Louis, 19th-21st St. On Feb. 28
CA Sec'y of State Says Referendum To Repeal Transgender Student Rights Measure (AB 1266, Dubbed "Co-Ed Bathroom Bill" By Opponents) Fails, Falling 17,276 Valid Petition Signatures Short of 504,760 Needed For Statewide Ballot
CA Secy of State deems invalid roughly 130,000 signatures; Referendum proponents indicate they'll challenge action in court
by Joe Mello, LBREPORT.com Community Correspondent
Subsequent coverage above: Heavy Rain Friday With Potential For 1.5-2.5" Says Nat'l Weather Service; City Hall Issues This Release
Subsequent coverage above: Naples Island Alert: City Crews Watchful As Stronger Storm Could Hit Fri a.m.
LB Cops Find & Arrest, and DA Charges, Taxi Passenger Who Got Into Argument With Cab Driver About Fare, Allegedly Pulled Out A Gun And Fired At Driver
Do You Recognize This Man? He's LBPD's Suspect In Sexual Assault Case And Police Are Seeking Your Help in ID'ing Him
New / Details / VIDEO: What's Foster's Role, If Any, In Independent Expenditure Committee "Friends of Long Beach, A Committee Supporting Vice Mayor Robert Garcia For Mayor?" It's Collected Nearly $50k in 30 Days, Most Of It From Outside LB; Foster Tries To Exit Without Answering Questions; LBREPORT.com and LBRegister Chase Him And Get This Response
Includes Extended On-Demand VIDEO: Exiting Mayor Foster Endorses Council Ally Garcia for Mayor; VIDEO: See/Hear Exactly What They Said
Councilman Neal, Police Commander Luman, Clergy To Hold
Customers Turn Out To Support Bella Pizza LB in Bixby Knolls Recently Victimized By Crime; Flash Event Promoted Via Facebook by Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Ass'n
Photo approx. 6:40 p.m.
Mayoral Candidates Quizzed On Support For Arts At Art Advocates' Forum
by Cathy Franklin, Special to LBREPORT.com
Mayoral candidates assemble for forum; a few arrived after this photo. Photo by Cathy Franklin
New / Opinion: Beware the Endorsement Trap
Editorial: The Public Costs of Political Pandering
UPDATE: Council votes 9-0 to seek city mgm't report on city-operated early education/pre-K program, to be discussed by Council's Joint Use Committee with LBUSD within 120 days (i.e. after April/June city elections.)
Opinion: The Bear Facts: Foster Endorsing Garcia No Surprise But Speculation Abounds On Reasons Why Now, And Why At All
by Les Robbins
Mr. Robbins represented LB's 5th Council district from 1988-1998. Photo above by Mr. Robbins
Opinion: Former City Mgm't Staffer Who Ran LB's Street Sweeping Tells Council: Don't Advance Process To Contract Out Street Sweeping, Because...
Pets & Their People: Calling All Seniors: Adopt An Adult/Senior Dog, Not A Pup, And Enjoy
by C. Miriam Yarden, B.Sc., MS, APDT
Editorial: End LB's Contractual Cover-Ups: Disclose Contract Terms That Would Invite Multi-Million Upfront Expense To Pursue Taj Mahal Civic Center
Editorial: Council Should Say NO To "Advisory" Fireworks and Pandering MedPot Ballot Measures
Perspective: 2013 Long Beach "Outrages of the Year"
Perspective: Reason Foundation Analyzes Long Beach "Full Pension Reform," Says It Leaves $700 Million Unfunded Liability And...
In Their Own Words: Consumers Blast "Covered California" ObamaCare On Agency's Facebook Page
Editorial: Obama's Unaffordable Uncaring Act And Congressman Lowenthal's Coming Choice in 2014
Opinion: "Lie of the Year" Says Tampa Bay Times Politifact.com: Obama's "If You Like Your Health Care Plan, You Can Keep It"
Editorial: Who's Offered Boeing What, And With What Real Dollar Costs/Benefits For Taxpayers?
Editorial: Council Should Seek Study Session, Hear Pros & Cons, Re "No Kill Equation" Measures Urged By Stayin' Alive Long Beach At LB Animal Shelter; Saving Four Legged Lives Should Trump
Editorial: Council Should Direct Management To Issue Request For Proposals To Retrofit City Hall; Committing Taxpayers To Tear It Down To Enable Taj Mahal Project -- Before Obtaining Marketplace Retrofit Facts -- Would Be Unbusinesslike And Irresponsible
Editorial: Transparency and Taxpayers First: Release the Proposed Consultant Contract Before It Commits City To Millions For Downtown Taj Mahal
Editorial: No Check, No Balance
Cong. Alan Lowenthal Provides This Response re (1) CA Cancer Patient's WSJ Op-Ed re "Affordable Care Act"; And (2) If He'll Introduce Or Support Legislation To Allow Greater Freedom / Flexibility
Follow-up above Via WSJ.com: Edie Littlefield Sundby: You Also Can't Keep Your Doctor
I had great cancer care and health insurance. My plan was cancelled. Now I worry how long I'll live.
Follow-up above: LBREPORT.com Asks Cong. Lowenthal To Comment On (1) CA Cancer Patient's WSJ Op-Ed re "Affordable Care Act"; And (2) If He'll Introduce Or Support Legislation To Allow Greater Freedom / Flexibility
Editorial: Issue RFP For Retrofitting City Hall (And Main Library); Withhold Costly "P3" Civic Center Commitments Until Public/Council Have Facts To Compare; Release Stonewalled Seismic Study (Exec. Summary) And Significant P3 Costs Now
Opinion: The Bear Facts: DC Republicans In Disarray And Denial, Hurt Themselves And America's Middle Class And Working People
by Les Robbins
...I think that if I were the Speaker of the House of Representatives I would just kill myself. The Republican Party is in more disarray today than at any time in the past forty years and when you really examine the state of their politics there is little, if any, reason to believe that things will improve any time soon. On the other hand, if they have learned anything from the debacle of the past two weeks they will get their collective acts together and begin to do what the people sent them to Washington to do, which is to legislate, and solve the problems and issues facing American today....MORE
Editorial: The Dinosaurs
Transparency: Fair Political Practices Comm'n Says Political Reform Act Allows Our Proposed LB Digital Campaign Transparency Ordinance Re Long Beach Elections; We Say Timely Digital Disclosure Overdue, Paperwork-Era Schedule Untenable In Internet Age
Opinion: The Bear Facts: Alaska!
by Les Robbins
Editorial: Help Us Write The Long Beach Digital Campaign Transparency Ordinance
UPDATE: On Oct. 7, Governor Brown signed SB 470 into law Governor Brown: Please Veto SB 470; Redevelopment Shouldn't Be Cloned Behind Closed Doors, Allowing Money From Blighted Neighborhoods To Be Diverted Elsewhere
by Dan Pressburg
Editorial: Realism and Revenue Justify City Examining Feasibility of Private Funds Rebuilding Cyclone Racer
Keeping Two Sets of Books
by Jon Coupal
President, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Ass'n.
Via LAObserved.com: The Onion Skewers a Familiar Name Over CNN's Miley Cyrus Handling
Editorial: Gunfire Heard Saturday Nite, 1900 block Chestnut, ANOTHER Reason To Fund ShotSpotter
Opinion: Losing the War on Drugs: We Should Consider Decriminalizing Them and Treating Abuse as a Health Problem
by George P. Shultz (former U.S. Secretary of State, now Distinguished Fellow at The Hoover Institution at Stanford University)
"The war on drugs that has been waged in the United States for over forty years now has failed, just as our national experiment with the prohibition of alcohol failed..." MORE
Editorial: More Gunfire Reported In Wilmore City, Orizaba Park Areas...More Good Reasons to Budget And Deploy ShotSpotter
Editorial: Seven Council Shirkers -- We Name Them -- Cancel
Editorial: Ripped Off in Rose Park...And Beyond
Editorial: Which Councilmembers Will Shirk Their Duties And Cancel Their
Opinion: The Bear Facts: Current Congress Worse Than Last One, Dysfunction Demonstrated On Jobs, Health Care, Immigration & Guns
by Les Robbins
President Obama gets the automatic ‘No’ response from those on the Right on everything that he says and everything that he does. This is just a crazy way for our elected delegations in Washington to act as far as I am concerned. In a democracy there is no progress without compromise and this congress and its immediate predecessor congress have failed miserably in this thus they have failed in their primary obligation which is to legislate and to solve the issues facing us today...MORE
Appreciation: Nancy Wride: Onward
Editorial: They Were Right
Editorial: Our Election, Their Money
Spending One-Time Windfall Premature; City Council Should Admit Upcoming Pension Increases And Pursue Real, Not Partial, Pension Reforms To Protect Taxpayers
by Kathy Ryan
Co-Founder, LB Taxpayers Ass'n
Follow-Up After Seeing
by Dan Pressburg
Opinion: Fireworks Illegal In Long Beach...Who Forgot To Get The Memo?
by Dan Pressburg
In the piece above, Mr. Pressburg writes that his six year old grandson suffered second degree burns in a nearby community, and Mr. Pressburg spent half the night wetting down plants and roof of his North Long Beach home so when lit bottle rockets hit his roof they didn't catch fire. He writes, "Calling the police was a futile effort. There was no way we got to see police car one up here in North Long Beach. Just No Way..." MORE, click here.
Opinion: Lakewood Accountability Action Group
Opinion: Supreme Court Puts California Initiative Process in Jeopardy
by Jon Coupal *
Mr. Coupal is president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.
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Long Beach Animal Care Services Says Its Overall Euthanasias Are Down, Dog And Cat Adoptions Up
Credits Online Pix Of Adoptable Animals By Volunteer Pro-Photographer Cozolino With Increasing Adoptions By 55%
Subsequent development above LBREPORT.com Learns City Officials Planning Public Meeting To Discuss NLB's Three Murders Over Past Two Weeks
Man Is Shot To Death, Late Afternoon Sat.
NLB portion of LB's six 2014 murders to date
Read Federal Indictment Detailing Political Corruption Allegations Against State Senator Ron Calderon (D, Montebello) and His Brother, Tom Calderon
On-Demand Extended AUDIO: Hear It: City Hall Appointed Advisory Comm'n On Belmont Shore Parking & Business Issues Hears Public Testimony Nearly Entirely Opposed, Votes
Man Fatally Shot At Midday Friday In North Long Beach, Area 59th/Linden; Crime Scene Is Roughly One Block From "Uptown Renaissance" Project (Former Atlantic Theater/Future Library)
Additional coverage above Feds Charge Former Owner (Drobot) Of LB's Pacific Hospital In Health Care Fraud Scheme; He Accepts Plea Agreement Alleging State Sen. Ron Calderon Took Bribes To Keep State Law Alive (Now Repealed) Enabling Big Sums For Owner's Companies; Feds Separately Indict Sen. Ron Calderon & Brother Tom on Political Corruption Charges
Election Notebook: Independent Expenditure Committee Surfaces Seeking To Elect Jack Rosenberg To City Council In 3rd District; See Its Three Contributors (5K Each To Date)
She's Off: Big Soviet-Military Designed, Now-Commercial Cargo Aircraft
See It: Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Ass'n Exec. Dir. Blair Cohn Delivers Annual "State of the District" Message.
City Auditor Says Long Beach Harbor Dept. Incurred Excessive Travel Expenses Reflecting A Decentralized System With Limited Oversight
What's This, Spotted in ELB? See Pix; It's Part of City Hall Contracted Citywide Street Condition Survey
Photo by Charlie McGrail
Long Beach Opera To Stage Death of Klinghoffer, Controversial & Infrequently Performed Work Has Drawn Protests & Praise
Advisory: Feb. 20 Is Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Ass'n "State of the District"
LIVE Video and On-Demand on LBREPORT.com
Advocates Pro/Con Will Be Present At
UPDATED: Here's Why There Was Weds.
LBREPORT.com Asks Candidates Seeking To Become Next Third District Councilmember How They'd Vote On Buying House Near 2nd St. For Parking Lot And They Say...
|LBREPORT.com Learns Council
LBPD NLB Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest of Man On Suspicion Of Possessing Nearly 80 Pounds of Cocaine Plus...
At Feb. 18 Council meeting: City Council item re contracting-out street sweeping was pulled off agenda. City Clerk Larry Herrera says City Manager took the action...and the item will return on the March 4 Council agenda.
Long Beach Fire Chief DuRee Will Tell City Council: "No Safe Or Sane Way For Consumers To Use Fireworks," Urges Keeping City's Fireworks Ban "Due To Risk Of Injury and Property Damage, Adverse Impacts To Quality Of Life For Residents, Environment & City Services"; Read Full Report
Says it's believed City's costs for police, fire, public works & parks and rec services would exceed tax revenue from items' sales; Council will hear report Feb. 18
City Staff Tells Belmont Shore Neighbors That Council's Purchase Offer (Now Seller Accepted) Re House Near 2nd St. For Parking Lot, Made In Closed Session, Isn't Done Deal Because It Requires Add'l Council Vote In Public Session
Advisory Belmont Shore Parking Comm'n will discuss item at its Thursday (Feb. 20) meeting proposing to support City purchase
Asked if he supports purchase, Councilman DeLong says "time will tell."
City Council Voted In November "Closed Session" To Make Offer (Which Seller Has Accepted) To Buy A House Steps From Belmont Shore's Second Street Intending To Tear It Down And Put Up A Parking Lot; Details Divulged -- By City Hall Itself -- In This Memo
Completing purchase is subject to Council vote in public session
LASD Deputy-Involved Shooting, PCH b/w Orange and Lemon Aves.
Residents scurry across PCH as LASD continues to investigate Deputy-involved shooting b/w Lemon and Orange. Photo taken shortly after 2 p.m. by Terry Greene
Woman Goes Into Cardiac Arrest And Dies, Police Arrest Woman Who Rented Treatment Room At Wrigley Area Beauty Salon (Area Pacific/21st); Suspect Allegedly Advertised Medical Procedures She Wasn't Licensed To Perform And Had Controlled Substances At Site She Wasn't Licensed To Administer
See/hear archival coverage from Feb. 2010 as
Feb. 2010 photo outside LB's Wilson High, showing demonstrators and
Woman Found In Signal Hill Home With Gunshot Wound, Man Found At Scene With Neck Wound Apparently Caused By Sharp Object; SHPD Says There Are No Other Suspects, Further Info Pending
Extended On-Demand AUDIO: Council Majority Refuses Schipske Motion To Seek Bids/Proposals From Seismic Retrofitters On City Hall Retrofit, Instead Requests (Another) City Management Retrofit Cost Estimate; Action Maintains City Mgmt's Current Timeline
Mgm't says if Council doesn't select one of the three competing developer/operators who submits a qualified RFP response, City would have to pay all three proposers $500,000 each
Subsequent coverage above: City Mgm't Sends This Memo To Councilmembers...As Council Confronts Agenda Item By Councilwoman Schipske That Would Suspend Action on New Civic Center Until New Mayor/New Council Majority Take Office (Mid-July)
Subsequent coverage above: City Staff Received Detailed Report Recommending Seismic Retrofit Of City Hall In Sept. 2005; Here's Its Salient Text; We Ask City Mgm't Why It Hasn't Issued Request for Proposals Seeking Bids/Market Costs For Retrofit, And Are Told...
Subsequent coverage above: Councilwoman Schipske Agendizes Item Seeking To Suspend -- Until New Council Majority And Mayor Take Office In Mid-July -- Preparing RFP For Major Civic Center Rebuild
Man Fatally Shot At Midafternoon Monday, Area Artesia/Myrtle
LBPD Finds Marijuana Grow in ELB Garage (2400 block Roycroft, Approx. Half A Block From Buffum School)
With Perspective (Incl. "Amnesia File"): Internal City Documents Show New City Hall Website Will Cost More Than Publicly Budgeted, Project Is Dead-Stopped And Requires Add'l Funds To Finish
Property-Related Crime Increases, El Dorado Park Estates (East of 605) And Park Estates (West of CSULB)
by Matt Fleischman
Mr. Fleischman owns/operates Diversified Threat Management, a private security firm offering security assessments, patrols and security services to neighborhoods and Business Improvement Districts. Diversified Threat Management is an LBREPORT.com advertiser.
LBPD Arrests Suspect, DA Charges Him With Multiple Felonies, Stemming From LBPD 2012 Enforcement of LB's Medpot Ban re an ELB/Artcraft Manor Area Outlet
|VIDEO & Photos: See And Hear It: El Dorado Dog Park Opens For Pets And Their People
At Planning Comm'n Meeting: (1) 7th St. Giant "Donut" Will Stay On Site At New "Dunkin' Donuts," Neighborhood Traffic Impacts Will Be Measured/Compared For Possible Remedies; (2) Planning Comm'n Votes (6-1, Blair dissenting) To Have City Att'y Draft Ordinance -- As Starting Point For Discussion -- That Could Possibly Allow Medpot Outlets In Commercial Zones, Not Just Industrial
LBPD Arrests Two Men & A Woman, DA Charges Them With Murder, After Deceased Man Found In Burning Motorhome (17th/Magnolia)
Subsequent coverage above LBREPORT.com To Carry LIVE Video As Planning Commission Discusses Giant "Donut" (7th St.) And Possible Medpot Locations
"Donut" will be preserved for possible use elsewhere; Facebook page surfaces to possibly relocate "Donut" to LB's 4th St. "Retro Row"
Port of LB Says "Berth 55" Fish Restaurant + Sport Fishing/Charter Boats Can Remain, Says It's Found Suitable Alternative Sites For New Fire & Security Facilities
Includes "Amnesia File" background (with VIDEO)
Aug. 30, 2012 community meeting
Photo Gallery / Amnesia File: See Atlantic Theater's Spire Removed And Preserved As Workers Clear Site For Neighborhood Library; Includes "Amnesia File" Coverage Of Sharply Split 2009 Public Testimony On Whether To Adaptively Reuse Or Remove Theater
Photo credit: Mike Mounce
With AUDIO: City Mgm't Says Private Developer/Operator Will End Up Owning Civic Center Project Area Land (Excluding Lincoln Park/Library/City Hall) That It Will Develop; HEAR This And Q & A From Feb. 1, 2014 Public Meeting
Public Speakers Include Mayoral Candidates Doug Otto & Bonnie Lowenthal, Retired Councilwoman Rae Gabelich, Retired Deputy City Atty Jim McCabe, LB Library Foundation Exec Dir Sara Myers And More
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Exclusive / With Perspective: Long Beach Home Burns Across The Street From Fire Station 17, Left Without Fire Engine In Mayor Backed/Council Majority Approved Budget Cuts; Engine 19 Races To Scene, Douses Flames; See Aftermath
by Bill Pearl
Includes additional material by Daryl Supernaw
Gunfire, And Man Is Struck, Friday Night (Jan. 31) Area 10th St./MLK Ave.
Since Jan. 1, 2014
Perspective: Full Text Of Remarks By Pacific Merchant Shipping Ass'n President McLaurin To LB Chamber Luncheon: Optimism Despite Major Challenges, Criticism Of "Drama and Theatrics" Surrounding Port of Long Beach
With Perspective: CSULB Retiring Interim-President May Parlay One Year Pay Raise Into Lifetime Pension Boost, Effectively Invited By CSU Trustees' Actions
LB Animal Care Services Offering Two Low Cost Pet Clinics Saturday
UPDATED: LBPD Identifies Man In Wheelchair Killed In Collision With Vehicle, Includes New Information Re Jan. 27 Accident In Area olf Pacific Ave./29th St.
Jury Finds State Senator Rod Wright Guilty On Felony Charges That He Didn't Live In Senate Dist He Was Elected To Represent in 2008; Wright Currently Reps Part of WLB/NLB
Body Found In Burned Motor Home, Area 17th/Magnolia; PD Investigating, Says It Appears To Be A Homicide
City Staff Plans To Seek Vote On New Civic Center Developer/Operator From Exiting Councilmembers Under Foster Days Before New Mayor/New Council Take Office
Three Adults Are Shot Sunday Nite, Area Anaheim/Lewis
|Schipske for Mayor Campaign Reports $24,000 In Contribs, Nearly All From Individuals With 87.7% Listing Long Beach Addresses; Two Major PACs Support: CA Nurses Ass'n & Emily's List||Mayoral Candidate Damon Dunn Reports $241k In Contributions...Which Includes 125K From Himself; 66% Of Contributors List Addresses Outside Long Beach
Contributors include former U.S. Sec'y of State George Shultz at Stanford
|Doug Otto for Mayor Campaign Reports Raising $70k (Jan-June 2013); See Details And Contributors|
|Patrick O'Donnell 2014 Assembly Campaign Collects $117,000+ In First Six Months of 2013; See Contributors|
Over $20,000 In Contributions To O'Donnell 2014 Assembly Campaign Were Returned By Him (After Dropping 2012 Assembly Bid) And Recontributed By The Contributors in 2013 To His 2014 Assembly Race
|Tonia Reyes Uranga Assembly Campaign Collects $20,000+ In First Six Months of 2013; See Contributors||Councilman Neal Announces He'll Pursue NLB-Compton-Carson Assembly Seat, Says He's Raised $94k Thru June 30, Total $100k+ Thru July|