Following through with a threat made a month ago, the Long Beach Reform Coalition filed a lawsuit today, Monday, against Los Angeles County Clerk/Recorder Dean Logan over the county's new voting system and an aborted recount.
A local labor leader and a longtime political ally have been tapped by Mayor Robert Garcia to become the next two Long Beach Harbor Commissioners.
A recount of Long Beach’s Measure A, which passed by 16 votes, will likely begin Wednesday, April 8, according to Los Angeles County officials.
Approval of Long Beach's Measure A sales tax extension initiative had trailed from release of the first results on the March 3 election to the seventh update on Tuesday, March 24.
The Los Angeles County Clerk and Recorder’s office released the sixth update of ballots cast in the March 3 state primary election at 5 p.m. Tuesday night.
Semi-final election results Wednesday left at least two local races too close to call — the Measure A sales tax extension and the candidates going into a runoff in the Eighth City Council District to face incumbent Al Austin.
Voting is in full swing in Long Beach and Los Angeles County even though the California Primary Election day isn't until Tuesday, March 3.
With only a week before the March 3 election, a candidate for the open Second District seat on the Long Beach City Council is fighting off a number of allegations that have entangled the campaign in its final days.
The Long Beach Public Library Foundation, in partnership with the Friends of the Long Beach Public Library, have released a voters' guide of library-oriented questions and answers from City Council candidates.
Three distinct visions for Long Beach’s Eighth District were laid out before voters on Wednesday evening, Feb. 12: continue the same progress that’s been seen for the last eight years, get corporations and special interests out of local government, and make City Hall more accessible to residents.
Dozens of women signed onto a letter published over the weekend that argues Long Beach City Councilman Al Austin has shown “profound disrespect for women,” an accusation — less than a month from the March 3 election — the incumbent called a “political attack.”
Three candidates, including two-term incumbent Councilman Al Austin, are vying to represent the Long Beach City Council’s Eighth District in the March 3 election.
Three candidates vying for the Eighth District City Council seat will answer questions Wednesday, Feb. 12, at a forum presented by the Los Cerritos Neighborhood Association.
The Wrigley Association is doubling down on candidate forums, hosting panels for both the District 2 Long Beach Unified School District board seat and the Sixth District City Council seat on the same night.
Long Beach’s most recent election is at the center of a lawsuit against Los Angeles County over new voting machines that will go into widespread use during the March 3 elections.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia has a new pick in the presidential race, a little more than two months from California’s primary.
Candidates three Long Beach City Council seats and two Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education seats now know who their opponents are going to be in the March 3, 2020, election.
The crowded Long Beach Civic Chambers erupted into cheers and a standing ovation Tuesday evening, Dec. 3, as the City Council gained its newest member.
California Democrats closed their fall convention in Long Beach on Sunday, Nov. 17, by endorsing candidates and adopting a party platform, but not before a spirited floor debate over a platform amendment regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Long Beach City Council’s First District seat has been empty for five months, and it appears Long Beach Transit Director Mary Zendejas will be the next person to fill it.
Dick Gaylord, a longtime Realtor based in Belmont Shore who has been active in many community groups, will seek the Area 4 Long Beach City College Trustee seat being vacated by Doug Otto.
During last week’s forum hosted by the Press-Telegram and Grunion Gazette for folks vying to fill the Long Beach City Council’s First District seat, candidates touched on a range of topics: climate change, public safety, housing and parking, among others.
With just one week left in the race to fill the Long Beach City Council’s First District seat, the eight candidates have significant differences in funding.
Just days after selling her ETA Agency marketing firm, Cindy Allen has announced she will seek the Second District City Council seat in the March primary election.
Next Tuesday, Sept. 24, is National Voter Registration Day, and Long Beach City Clerk Monique De La Garza says she will focus on registering students to vote.
Eighth District City Councilman Al Austin will present his annual Celebrate the Eighth event at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Rancho Los Cerritos.
President Donald Trump has directed White House officials to take on California’s homelessness crisis, including the encampments that fill many streets in and around Los Angeles, it was reported Tuesday.
Los Angeles County's voting process will leap into the future in 2020, transitioning from the traditional polling place system to more regional voting centers.
Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell and Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price are combining forces to host a concert and meet-n-greet Friday, Sept. 6, at Marine Stadium Park.
A longtime community advocate living downtown, Joe Ganem, is the eighth official candidate running for the vacant First District City Council seat.
Four prominent Long Beach residents have been nominated to form the city's new Ethics Commission by Mayor Robert Garcia and City Auditor Laura Doud.
An effort to find significant money for affordable housing in Long Beach has had an auspicious launch — with significant money.
A group of grassroots activists have organized a candidate forum for those trying to become the next First District City Council representative.