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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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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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The Long Beach Paid Fire Department Layoffs

We’ve been dark for a couple of months — busy with other things, but also reluctant to wade in to what has become some very nasty business.  We care a great deal about this City, but sometimes you just say … Continue reading

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Emergency Services Report – -Read Now

We attended the presentation by ICMA at City Hall the other night.  We found the presentation highly informative.  The materials that were the basis of the presentation are on the City’s website at http://www.longbeachny.gov/index.asp?Type=B_PR&SEC={33BD7D65-42BC-45CB-ABAB-A6E2B4FB1BFB}&DE={C7BDD150-7B62-4193-9A2F-DE28EA75296B}.  We have not yet read the materials … Continue reading

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Bad Management — Demand Change

Our “About this Blog” page, the first thing we wrote and what drove us to start this blog, says in its opening: “In this City, the generally held view is that City government (those running it), whether in the hands of … Continue reading

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Jay Gusler’s Comment to Massive Overtime etc. Blog Post

Jay Gusler did not ask us to highlight this comment that he recently made to our prior blog post (“Massive Overtime, Large Salaries…” December 15).  We’ve been away and just saw this today.  We thought it worthy of its own … Continue reading

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