A peaceful transition of power has always been a hallmark of the United States of America — in nearly 250 years, there has yet to be a military coup and our elections have been, on the whole, scandal-free.
A couple of weeks ago, the Long Beach chapter of the Surfrider Foundation conducted a meeting primarily to get an update on a three-year-long study of potential changes to the Long Beach breakwater.
If you were paying attention in 2016, and particularly in 2017, the announcement Monday that city leaders will ask voters to extend a 1 percent sales tax hike came as no surprise.
This is the story of how a westside Long Beach neighborhood got a desperately needed park, and how some skilled bureaucratic maneuvering is keeping it a park in perpetuity.
Long Beach's City Council held a farewell party Tuesday for First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez, who is on her way to Sacramento, and least part-time, as the next state Senator from the 33rd District.
Contrary to what many people might think, the city did not sign a 45-year lease for Community Hospital, nor did it promise to spend $25 million on a seismic retrofit of the building.
There were more than a few unhappy Long Beach residents over the last few weeks. You could almost hear the collective "What?!?" as they opened their city utility bills.
In June, 3,000 Californians will meet at the state’s Democratic Party Convention in San Francisco to shape the California Democratic Party’s platform, policies, endorsements, and leadership in the run-up to the 2020 elections.
Thanks to the vagaries of the Grunion publication schedule, I'm writing this column before Tuesday's election results are in, and you are reading it after everyone knows who won what, and why.