• Press-Telegram
    East Long Beach has been without Fire Engine 17 – at the cost of public safety in the area, critics say – for seven years. But that may finally change this fall. City officials have identified the necessary funding to restore the engine “around Oct ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    Police in Long Beach thwarted a possible mass shooting this week when they arrested a disgruntled hotel cook they said had threatened to carry out violence at his workplace. Rodolfo Montoya, 37, who worked at the Long Beach Marriott, was taken into custody ...
  • Newsday
    Nassau Comptroller Jack Schnirman, who received $108,000 for unused time when he resigned as Long Beach city manager in January 2018, was paid for more sick days than he was entitled to after six years on the job, earning about an extra $6,640, a review of ...
  • Hoodline on MSN.com
    Trying to keep up with your city government? Hoodline’s here to help with this preview of the Aug. 20 Long Beach City Council meeting, featuring the issues that are up for discussion and voting. What’s more, we’ll review the council's past meeting to ...
  • Orange County Register
    LONG BEACH — Michelle Cerulle showed up Tuesday night for a Bernie Sanders rally wearing what she called an “original” Sanders T-shirt, a white-on-blue “Feel the Bern” number she bought in 2016 at an Irvine rally that she remembers drawing 25,000 ...
  • Newsday
    Long Beach City Council members ousted two lame-duck incumbents Tuesday night to appoint a new council president and vice president. Council President Anthony Eramo nominated Councilwoman Anissa Moore as president; the motion passed 4-0 with Councilwoman ...
  • Orange County Register
    The 10-candidate debate sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee will begin at 5 p.m. Pacific time and be televised by CNN. It will be streamed — without requiring log-in to a cable provider — on CNN.com, across mobile devices via CNN’s apps ...
  • Newsday
    In January, I visited a memorial bench dedicated to my sister on the Long Beach boardwalk. Instead of a moment of serenity and reflection, I was met with a gut punch. There was severe damage to the bench. Large sections of slats had been cleanly severed.
  • NBC Los Angeles
    If you've struggled with homelessness and live out of your car, the city of Long Beach has a new program that may help. Beginning in September, those who are chronically homeless or struggle to keep a roof over their heads can enroll in the city's safe ...
  • Los Angeles Times
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection watch commander at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has admitted to running an illegal gun operation, authorities said. Wei Xu, 56, of Santa Fe Springs was arrested Feb. 5 after an investigation involving ...
  • Los Angeles Times on MSN.com
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection watch commander at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport has admitted running an illegal gun operation, authorities said. Wei Xu, 56, of Santa Fe Springs, was arrested Feb. 5 after an investigation involving undercover ...
  • Orange County Register
    Lori Ann Guzmán announced Tuesday that she will step off the Long Beach Harbor Commission to concentrate on her new job — city manager of Costa Mesa. Guzmán is near the end of her first six-year term on the commission. She would have been eligible for ...
  • Newsday
    Long Beach has hired its first permanent comptroller in nearly two years as the city attempts to recover from a fiscal crisis. Acting City Manager Rob Agostisi hired Nassau Community College vice president of finance Inna Reznik to oversee the city’s ...
  • News 12 Networks
    Final preparations are underway for the big pride celebration in Long Beach this weekend. The three-day celebration in the city by the sea includes a parade, a concert and several other special ...
  • Li Herald
    As the race for three open seats on the City Council heads to the June 25 Democratic primary, seven candidates will field questions at a candidates forum next week. Incumbent council President Anthony Eramo, council Vice President Chumi Diamond and their ...
  • KTLA
    Long Beach City Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez is headed to the California State Senate after cinching a special election for an empty seat. Initial results from Tuesday’s election show the Democrat ...
  • Orange County Register
    Unrepresented in the state Senate for nearly five months, voters in a southeast Los Angeles County district will fill that office Tuesday in a special-election runoff between Democrat Lena Gonzalez of Long Beach and Republican Jack Guerrero of Cudahy.
  • Li Herald
    The City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting on Tuesday to postpone the adoption of the proposed $98 million budget, after members made a number of changes to reduce an 8 percent tax increase. The council tabled the measure amid an outcry from ...
  • Li Herald
    The New York State Committee on Open Government issued an opinion last month that the City Council violated an open meetings rule by discussing public business in private, because all of the members are of the same political party, though city officials ...
  • Newsday
    The Long Beach City Council will hold a special meeting Friday at 4 p.m. to vote on a proposed $97.6 million budget and any amendments to a 7.9 percent tax hike. Council members did not publicly disclose any proposed amendments being considered that could ...