• Orange County Register
    Segovia’s deportation is stalled – at least for now – “pending further review of his legal rights,” according to a late Wednesday night Facebook post of a Chicago chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, which hired a law firm in Texas to help the Long Beach resident. The last time his family heard from him ...
  • Newsday
    State comptroller officials are urging Long Beach City Council members to decide by Friday whether they will rescind a response to draft audit saying city employees have been overpaid $3.1 million. A state draft audit in August said Long Beach did not follow city code and overpaid at least 10 management employees by more than $500,000 in ...
  • Newsday
    A former federal prosecutor hired by Long Beach said in a new report this week that the city issued $3.1 million in "questionable" payments in the past decade to city managers, union employees and members of the police and fire departments. That amount is ...
  • Orange County Register
    A core element of a free and open society is the concept of open records and meetings. In delegating authority to the government, the people “do not give their public servants the right to decide what is good for the people to know and what is not good ...
  • Newsday
    Long Beach City Council members will no longer pursue outside counsel to respond to a draft state comptroller’s audit and to recoup overpayments from current and former employees. The resolution originally put forward by City Council president Anissa ...
  • Newsday
    Long Beach's then-City Manager Jack Schnirman and nine other current and former employees were overpaid more than $500,000 in separation payments between 2017 and 2018 for accrued sick and vacation time, according to a draft audit by the office of state ...
  • 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 ...