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With about 50 firefighters in the audience Tuesday night, the Long Beach City Council approved, 4-1, a plan to spend $2.1 million to purchase a new ladder fire truck to replace an aging vehicle that … more
After decades of dealing with financial troubles — a massive lawsuit, mounting debt, a payoff scandal and low ratings from Wall Street — Long Beach officials say they believe the city has … more
The Long Beach City Council is expected Tuesday to vote on a proposal to spend about $2 million for a new fire truck to replace an aging vehicle that was badly damaged during Super Storm Sandy. But a … more
Eastholme residents won their case before Long Beach’s Zoning Board of Appeals against Great Neck developer Charles Rafimayeri, who sought to make major changes to a century-old home he owns on … more
Long Beach community members gathered at Temple Emanu-El last Thursday, April 28, to commemorate Yom Hashoah, also known as Holocaust Memorial Day. Cantor Lisa Kantor sung and the keynote speaker, … more
Taxes are expected to go up in Long Beach this coming year, after the City Council proposed a budget with a tax rate slightly higher than before. If adopted, the new budget — at a 4.96 … more
What should the city of Long Beach like a decade or so from now? City officials and consultants are trying, once again, to institute a comprehensive plan to guide Long Beach’s development as … more
The Long Beach City Council has proposed a 2022-23 budget that carries a tax rate of 4.96 percent, lower than last year’s 6.33 percent rate. The budget proposal was posted on the … more
The most emphatic voice of opposition to the Long Beach City Council’s proposal to raise beach fees on Tuesday night came from one of its own members, Roy Lester. During a two-hour public … more
The Long Beach City Council voted Tuesday night, 4 to 0 with one abstention, to approve a document aimed at settling a decades-long dispute with the developer Sinclair Haberman, who had filed a $130 … more
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