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.
Mayor Robert Garcia wasted no time in filling the seat on the Harbor Commission vacated Tuesday by Lori Ann Guzmán, announcing Friday he is nominating Steven Neal for the post.
The field of candidates hoping to fill Long Beach’s First District City Council seat in the Nov. 5 special election has grown to eight.
The controversial project to slim down Broadway to add a protected bike lane has spurred one longtime neighborhood leader to run for the City Council — and sue Long Beach.
Former Long Beach Councilwoman Tonia Reyes Uranga on Thursday, June 13, announced she will run for a school board seat in 2020.
Long Beach’s southwest First District is now without a voting City Council member, as Lena Gonzalez vacated her seat on the panel and was sworn into the state Senate Wednesday, June 12.
The election for the state Senate’s 33rd District has come and gone — and now its results will trigger another day at the ballot box for some Long Beach voters.
Two longtime Long Beach Unified School District Board members — Felton Williams and Jon Meyer — have announced they will step down next year.
Democrat Lena Gonzalez defeated Republican Jack Guerrero Tuesday in a special election to choose a new state senator to represent communities along the 710 Freeway in southeast Los Angeles County.