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Low voter turnout marks LB election; changes in store

April 16, 2010

Filed under News, Politics

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

Filed under Politics

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...

Shannon v. Reeves forum focuses on track records, philosophies

March 12, 2010

Filed under Community, News, Politics

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 12, 2010

Filed under The Campaign Trail

Delegates from the Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee voted to endorse Tonia Reyes-Uranga for re-election to the Long Beach City Council at a special meeting March 4.   The recommendation of the Assembly District...

Seventh District council candidates battle it out at Puka Bar

March 2, 2010

Filed under Community, Politics

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The race for the 7th District seat of the Long Beach City Council landed in an unusual place Monday night: the South Pacific-style Puka Bar on West Willow Road. Sponsored by the Long Beach P...

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