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2015 City Council Election Results

We are disappointed in the election results. We believe Long Beach would have been better served by having at least one other new face on the City Council in addition to Anissa Moore. The Long Beach Herald, Project 11561 (Facebook) … Continue reading

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2015 City Council Election — Checks and Balances

We’ve attended each candidate forum, beginning with the primary forum. We’ve been bombarded by campaign literature for months. We’ve watched Torres and Eramo at City Council meetings, and watched them and the other candidates at various public events, and read … Continue reading

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Late to the Party – Eramo Letter to Long Beach Herald About Zapson

Two weeks after his Council colleagues asked for Mike Zapson to step down as Long Beach leader, Mr. Eramo has published a letter in this past week’s Herald asking for Zapson to step down.  You can find it in the … Continue reading

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Council Members Request Zapson to Step Down

In a stunning act, several City Council members and one of the democratic candidates for Council have requested that Mr. Zapson step down as head of the Long Beach Democratic Committee.  This site’s concern about conflicts of interest has been … Continue reading

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The September 10 Primary in Long Beach ACTUALLY MEANS SOMETHING This Year

This year’s LB primary ACTUALLY MEANS SOMETHING.  If you believe the Democrat Council Members are controlled or improperly influenced by the head of the LB Democratic Committee, this is your chance to take away that control and influence.  If you … Continue reading

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Update: The Long Beach City Council Supports I-Star’s Tax Relief Request

We have now had a chance to review the minutes of the June 3 IDA meeting at City Hall and the IDA Chairman says in his opening remarks: “In addition, representatives of the City have stated to the Agency that the City … Continue reading

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Briefly on i-Star: Where are you City Council?

They couldn’t just put their shovels in the ground like they said they would.  Instead, they dragged their feet, found a partner and planned their next financial move — how to not pay taxes on their development.  The superblock site … Continue reading

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