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Long Beach man files $25M suit against city over political flag

A Long Beach Republican and ardent supporter of former President Donald Trump Thursday filed a $25 million filed suit against the city, claiming his rights were violated in March when he was …

Long Beach School Board adopts budget with no tax hike

The Long Beach Board of Education on Tuesday adopted a $144 million budget, about half a million lower than the current spending plan - with no tax increase. Michael DeVito, the district’s …

Long Beach ZBA rejects two-family home proposals

The city’s Zoning Board of Appeals has turned down a proposal by a Long Beach developer to convert six homes on East Pine Street, in the largely Black North Park section, into two family homes …

Editorial

The many advantages of Covid-19 inoculation

Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .

Op-Ed

‘Woke’ claims, anti-racism and the road forward

News sources are filled with reports of claims about “woke” universities and corporations, complaints about critical race theory and anti-racism training sessions . . .

Randi Kreiss

Gotta get up, get out and do something bold

As poet Mary Oliver asks, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” In our (almost) post-pandemic lives, the question presses us for an answer.