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Law requiring health officials to find cure for homosexuality on way to dissolution

April 30, 2010

The state Assembly on Monday voted overwhelmingly for a bill that would strike down a decades-old law requiring state health officials to find a cure for homosexuality. Lawmakers voted 62-0 for Assembly Bill 2199 by Assemblymember...

LBUSD-backed flexibility bill makes its way to Senate Appropriations Committee

April 30, 2010

The funding flexibility bill (SB 1396), which was sponsored by Long Beach Unified School District and introduced by Sen. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), cleared the Senate Education Committee last week on a 7—0 vote with bipartisan...

Low voter turnout marks LB election; changes in store

April 16, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Only 34,976 of Long Beach's 238,294 bothered to vote in the city's primary nominating election on Tuesday, April 13. Of those who voted, 15,269 went to the polls and 19,707 mailed in t...

SH Council requires employee contributions to retirement and healthcare costs

April 9, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer On Tuesday night, with uncharacteristically somber faces, the five members of the Signal Hill City Council voted unanimously to unilaterally impose a contract on city employees that freezes sal...

Citywide and 7th & 9th District Candidates in April 13 Long Beach election

April 9, 2010

Mayor: • Bob Foster • Stevie Danielle Merino City Attorney: • Tom Reeves • Robert Shannon City Prosecutor: • Doug Haubert • Timothy O'Reilly City Council 7th District: • Fernando Bernabe (write-in) ...

New candidate joins race as write-in for 7th District

April 9, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Just when it seemed as if most of the election campaigning was done, a new write-in candidate threw his hat into the ring. On March 29— 16 days before the April 13 Long Beach Primary Election...

Pressburg pulls out of council race; candidates list campaign contributions

April 2, 2010

As Long Beach's April 13 citywide primary election draws closer, most candidates are wrapping up their campaigns and intensifying their efforts to get every possible vote. Several candidates and their campaign volunteers are going...

LB candidates present their cases at NAACP forum

March 26, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer With Long Beach's April 13 primary election for city offices looming on the horizon, candidates are busy trying to get every vote possible. Ten of those candidates showed up last Sunday at a...

Ed Wilson becomes Signal Hill’s new mayor

March 19, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Hall Council Chamber had a capacity crowd Tuesday night as well-wishers came to see Councilman Ed Wilson appointed as the city's new mayor. Annually, at the second meeti...

In heated debate, two candidates for city prosecutor square off on criminal defense

March 19, 2010

By Jennifer E. Beaver Staff Writer In one of the livelier debates of the Long Beach election season, the two candidates for Long Beach city prosecutor volleyed verbally March 3 at a forum hosted by Long Beach Council PTA at H...

Shannon v. Reeves forum focuses on track records, philosophies

March 12, 2010

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The two seasoned lawyers argued politely over which one of them was the best choice for Long Beach City Attorney. Incumbent Bob Shannon pointed to his 12 successful years in the office, whil...

The Campaign Trail

March 5, 2010

Long Beach School Board candidates Mary Stanton and Jeff Price will debate Monday, March 8 at 7pm at Hughes Middle School, 3846 California Ave. Stanton currently represents the first school board district and Price is challenging...

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