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Campaign Trail

January 31, 2014

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The Los Angeles Citizens' Commission on Jail Violence announced their endorsement of Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell for Los Angeles County Sheriff during a press conference on Jan. 17. Former Los Angeles County Undersheriff...

Campaign Trail

December 20, 2013

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Long Beach City Auditor Laura Doud announced on Monday, Dec. 16 that she will seek re-election to a third term as city auditor. Doud was first elected in 2006 and re-elected to a second four-year term in 2012. Read More »...

As new political boundaries are about to be drawn, locals speak up for their neighborhoods

April 29, 2011

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By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Fourteen Californians have been charged with the task of drawing a final political map of the golden state by August, and right now they're asking their fellow state residents to tell them how to be...

Re-elected SH councilmembers reflect on election during Wednesday’s meeting

March 4, 2011

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By CJ Dablo Staff Writer As they congratulated their peers, Tina Hansen and Larry Forester, for their successful bid for re-election to Signal Hill City Council, Councilmembers Mike Noll and Ellen Ward raised their glasses of water during Wednesday's Coun...

At final forum, SH Council candidates debate RDA funds, drinking-water safety and real-estate values

February 25, 2011

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By Cory Bilicko Managing Editor In their last opportunity to present their platforms and defend their actions in a public assembly before the looming March 1 election, the three candidates for Signal Hill City Council ...

At candidate forum, incumbent SH council members defend record, debate challenger’s assertions about finances

February 11, 2011

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By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Three candidates vying for the two available seats on the Signal Hill City Council found few places for common ground when they debated the future of the city Monday night. The two current council m...

SH City Councilmembers voice opposition to Gov. Brown’s proposal to end redevelopment agencies

February 7, 2011

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By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Signal Hill City Councilmembers voted Tuesday to adopt a resolution stating opposition to Governor Jerry Brown's intention to end redevelopment agencies (RDA) in the state. In his “State of the Sta...

About the candidates

February 7, 2011

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The City of Signal Hill will conduct its municipal election on Tuesday, March 1. Incumbent City Clerk Kathee Pacheco and incumbent City Treasurer Emerson Fersch are running for re-election unopposed, each seeking another four-year...

Polling Places

February 7, 2011

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The following will be polling places for the Signal Hill election. Read More »...

The Campaign Trail

January 28, 2011

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Signal Hill City Council candidate Matthew Simmons is inviting the residents of Signal Hill to a meet-and-greet at It's a Grind, 2162 E. Willow St., on Saturday, Jan. 29 at 10am.  Read More »...

Richardson’s bill seeks to protect Congress members, constituents from potential violence at scheduled events

January 21, 2011

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US Rep. Laura Richardson (D—37th District) introduced legislation Tuesday to protect members of Congress and their constituents from potentially violent situations at scheduled events where an elected representative is engaging...

At his State of the City address, LB Mayor Bob Foster calls for pension reform

January 14, 2011

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By CJ Dablo Staff Writer At his State of the City address, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster announced a direction for the upcoming year that included a call to change the Public Employees Retirement System. Read More »...

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