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|Perspective / Opinion: Some Major Matters Missing In Mayor's "Homeless Initiative"|
Two Repubs (Gaines/Morrell) Joined Two SF/Berkeley Dems (Wiener/Skinner) As Sole Committee "Yes" Votes For
SB 827 (Developer Density Bonus Overriding Local Zoning, Incentivize Housing Density Near Transit) Stalls In Sac'to Committee, Likely Dead (With Caveats) This Year BUT SB 828 -- Carrying Long-Term Local/Regional Impacts, Could Double Required Number Of Low/Very Low Income Housing Units For Some Cities -- Headed For Committee Hearing
6th dist. Council Office Chief of Staff John Edmond, 11 Yr LB City Hall Veteran, Exits For Private Sector
Two years from now, incumbent Councilman Andrews will likely be exiting Councilmember Mungo Abruptly Pulls Her Item OFF April 17 Council Agenda That Sought A Council Majority To Support Ballot Measure That Would Revise Portions Of
Opponents gloat, celebrate victory showing "elected officials that the Long Beach community stands for smart justice and second chances."
Subsequent developments above: Councilmembers Mungo & Price Schedule
Push-Back From Councilwoman Pearce And Allied Policy Groups Against Councilmembers Mungo/Price
Subsequent development aboveLand Use Impacting SB 827 (Offers Developers Density Bonuses Overriding Local Zoning For Multi-Story Housing Near Transit) Will Get First Committee Hearing
Woman Found Fatally Stabbed, 1400 block Walnut Ave.
5800 block Cherry Ave: Family Owned Business (9th dist.) And Its Workers Robbed In Terrifying Armed Robbery, Five Ski-Mask Wearing Suspects Allegedly Hold Guns To Heads Of Some Employees
Perspective: Mayor Garcia Wants Sac'to To Shift $1.5 Billion State Taxpayer Surplus To City Halls As Blank-Check Block-Grants For City Hall-Devised Homeless Plans, Has Kept LB Neighborhood-Impacting Details Quiet Until After Most LB Incumbents Safely Re-Elected
Long Beach 2018 Election Cycle: Incumbents Remain In All Citywide Offices And Nearly All Council Districts; Council Incumbents In Districts 5 & 7 Face June Runoffs
Senator Wiener Tweaks Housing "Transit Density Bonus"
Aiming To Stop Sac'to Bills That Usurp Local Control, Beverly Hills Vice-Mayor And Redondo Beach Mayor Are Drafting CA Constitutional Amendment To "Protect Communities And Local Rights"
/font>CA State Senator Proposes Legislation To Require "Social Media" [broadly defined] Websites To Develop "Strategic Plan" To "Verify News Stories" To "Mitigate Spread of False Information" Using "Fact Checkers" And Place "Warnings" On News Stories "Containing False Information" Sat Night Gunfire: 2600 block E. Anaheim St. @ Molino Ave.
Details/Perspective: Applying Old School Journalism Basics Sheds Light On Contrasting LB Election Recommendations Of
Details/Perspective: Crime, Crime Stats And Police Staffing For LB Taxpayers Surface In Heated ELB 5th District Council Race
In Depth / Includes On-Demand Audio Podcast:
Extended On-Demand VIDEO / Photo Gallery: Several Thousand Students & Adults Attend "March For Our Lives Long Beach," Student Speakers and Local Pols Seek Action, Vow Votes, To Advance Gun Control
PD Says Motive Unknown In Orange/53rd Triple Shooting (Double-Homicide)
Councilwoman Mungo Told Lakewood Village Neighborhood Ass'n Boardmember She Hopes Group Will Remove President From Its Board; Email Flew Days After He Publicly Removed His Name From Her Re-Election Campaign Mailer
The Rest of the Story: Mayoral Candidate James "Henk" Conn Discloses Who Met With Him Prior To Paperwork Filing Deadline, Offering To Arrange Meeting With Mayor Garcia; It Was...
Recent Words By Mayor Garcia May Signal He Doesn't Plan To Serve Next Four Years If
Mayor Garcia Quietly Renames Measure A (Blank Check) Sales Tax Hike Committee To (Blank Check) "Utility Transfer Committee," Collects $50k From Firefighters Union PAC + $50k From Police Officers Union PAC
Immediate Past 5th Dist. Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske Endorses Challenger Corliss Lee In 5th District Council Race
Mayor Garcia Sent Councilmember(s) This Text Message After Meeting On Candidate-Filing-Deadline Day With CONO's Fox That Resulted In Fox Not Entering Mayor's Race
Follow the Money: Election Mailer From Indie "LB Neighborhoods PAC" (Touting Council Incumbent Mungo & Mayor Garcia For "Working Together To Restore Coastal Wetlands") Is From PAC That Recently Changed Its Name From "Good Gov't" PAC And In 2016 Backed Turnbow in 8th, Garnica In 2nd (Against Gray in April 2016); See From Where Its Money Came
Union PACs With No Visible Connection To "Public Safety" Are Source Of Indie-Committee Mailers Coming From Entity Calling Itself "Public Safety To Support Dines"; Mailers Will Support Dines And Oppose Incumbent Mungo
5th dist. Candidate Kerfluffle Over Mungo Mailer: (1) Lakewood Village Neighborhood Ass'n President Withdraws His Name, Issues This Statement; (2) Robert Fox (2nd dist. Resident) Denies Endorsing Mungo, Says He Complimented Her For Her LUE Vote And Commended Her For Expressing Her District's Will, Acknowledges Candidate Corliss Lee Brought LUE To His Attention Which Led To Protest/Public Awareness Campaign; Candidate Lee Offers Plainly Worded Response
Sac'to Senator Wiener Amps Up SB 828, Could Require LB To Accommodate 200% Of SCAG-Decided "Affordable" (Under Market/Subsidized) Housing, Prohibit Lower Allocation Based On Previous Underproduction And Require Sac'to Agency To Address Housing "Underproduction" In "Coastal And Metropolitan" Communities
Sac'to Bill Letting Bars Serve Alcohol Till 4 a.m. (If OK'd By City Councils In LB, LA, SF, Oakland, Sac'to, WeHo) Advances Supported By LB Chamber, Downtown LB Alliance And Mayor Garcia
Crime Stat Disconnect: City Officials Claim "Crime Is Down" While Residents Describe Increased Neighborhood Impacting Crimes: Fifth District Fact-Check
Perspective / Amnesia File: Central LB/Wrigley Had Three More "Possibly Gang Related" Shooting (6 Shootings, Incl. Homicide, In Four Days); Mayor/Council Failure To Provide Funding To Restore LBPD's Former Field Anti-Gang Unit, Part Of Nearly 200 Budget-Erased Officers Not Restored Despite
Extended On-Demand Audio / Perspective: Peculiar 5th District Candidate Forum: No Audience Questions Allowed; LVNA Pres. Opens By Praising Incumbent For LUE Outcome; Group's Leaders' Questions Produce Uneventful Q & A; Repub Candidate Uses His Closing Statement To Drop Out Of Race And Endorse Repub Incumbent
LVNA forum, Bancroft Middle School, 6:35 p.m.
In Depth Coverage: City-Hired Engineer's Monthly Queen Mary Inspection Reports Tell City Staff/City Auditor About These Maintenance Issues At Historic Ship; Lessee Urban Commons Says It's Working With City, Making Necessary Repairs As Quickly As Possible And Has Made Progress Despite Challenges; Ship's Grassroots Supporters Display Photos/Video Of What They Recently Saw
One Day After Three Shootings (Incl. A Homicide) Near Central LB's PCH Corridor, LBPD Deploys Add'l Officers, Stops Vehicle; Suspect Allegedly Points Gun At Officer And Police Shoot/Wound Him
Suspect is found to allegedly have a no-bail felony arrest warrant for allegedly violating terms "Post Release Community Supervision" (now handled by County under Sac'to's 2011
Photo Gallery: Teachable Moments: LBUSD Students Hold Peaceful On-Campus Demonstrations One Month After Florida School Mass Shooting
LB Poly High. LBUSD photo
All Four 5th Dist. City Council Candidates -- Incumbent Stacy Mungo + Challengers Corliss Lee, Rich Dines and John Osborn -- Will Appear At Candidate Forum Tonight (March 15) at Bancroft Middle School. 6:30 p.m.
Long Beach Council Approves
Three Central LB Shootings In Broad Daylight, One Victim Dies
Subsequent development above LB Council To Consider Implementing These "Sanctuary City" Type Policies, May Also Approve $100k To Help Create Deportation Legal Defense Fund
Subsequent development: Council votes 7-0 to approve in midnight hour, no discussion.Council Will Vote On $1.7+ Mil For "Demand Needs Assessment" Of IT Items For New Civic Center Plus $350k To Assess Need To Build LBPD HQ Parking Garage
In Depth / Extended Audio Coverage: 5th District Council Candidates Corliss Lee and Rich Dines Field Residents' Questions, Display Some Differences With Each Other And With Non-Attending Incumbent Stacy Mungo; All Four Ballot Candidates Slated To Appear At
Here's List Of District-by-District Council-Voted Approved Amendments To Land Use Element Maps
LBPD Says This Is What Happened Re Allegedly Armed Man, Threat To Blow Up LB Fed'l Building And Resulting Fatal Officer Involved Shooting
LBPD released image
Follow the Money: Council Re-Election Shoo-In Vice Mayor Rex Richardson Makes $10,000 "In Kind" Campaign Contribution (Staff/Walkers) -- Possibly Largest Single Campaign Contrib In History Of LBCC Races -- To Support L.A. County Dem Party Activist Uduak Ntuk Against LBCC Trustee Jeff Kellogg; Richardson Also Gives Sums To Support Re-Election Of LB City Council Incumbents Suzie Price & Roberto Uranga
Subsequent development above LBPD Told Allegedly Armed Man Headed To Blow Up LB Fed'l Building; Police Spot And Surround Him On Ocean Blvd. Near Chestnut; He's Allegedly
Subsequent development above Two 5th District Council Candidates (Corliss Lee + Rich Dines) Will Attend Candidate Forum Tonight; All Four (Mungo + Lee + Dines + Osborn) Confirm For
Thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., A Half Century Gone
by Joe Segura (retired Long Beach journalist)
by Bill Pearl (LBREPORT.com publisher)
Perspective / Opinion: LBCC Candidate Ntuk's Mindless Mailer Invites 2016 Party-Over-Principle Politics For
Editorial: LBREPORT.com Urges This
Perspective / Opinion: How Some LB Dems Shoved Independent-Minded Dem Schipske Out of State Senate Race
Editorial: I-710 Travesty
Perspective / Opinion: Guess Who's Trying To Derail Gerrie Schipske's State Senate Bid
Perspective: Mayor Garcia Didn't Preside At Council Meeting (One Of His Charter Duties) To Attend L.A. County Democratic Party Event; His Former Online Calendar Has Apparently Vanished And We'd Like To Know If He Took Metro To The Event
Perspective Via CityWatchLA.com: Former L.A. City Planner Platkin Collapses Rationales For "Transit Rich" Density-Dictating
It's titled: "The More You Stir it, the More It Stinks: New Planning Legislation from Sacramento"
Long Beach City Hall Using "Mushroom Treatment" (Again) To Delay Our Reporting This Taxpayer-Impacting Information To You
Editorial: End LB's
Point-Counterpoint / Opinion: We Question These Statements Mayor Garcia Submitted For Inclusion In Official Election Pamphlet, And He Says...
Opinion: The Problem Isn't Fixed, Because...
by Gordana Kajer
Ms. Kajer is a candidate for City Council in the 3rd Council district
Perspective: Ten Inconvenient Truths About Boasts That "Measure A" LB Sales Tax Hike Restored LBPD South Division
Editorial: Council Should Receive and File LUE, Because...
Editorial: Citywide Appreciation Deserved For These LB Residents Who Made Tonight's LUE Hearing Possible
Editorial: 4 a.m. Bar Bill Is About More Than Booze, Because...
Podcast Listener's Comment: Agrees in part, disagrees in part, with our Podcast ("LUE + SB 35 = Increase Density's Perfect Storm.")
SB 35 + LUE = Increased Density's Perfect Storm
UPDATE: And hear reader's audio response.
Perspective: What Are They Hiding? On
Perspective / Opinion: SB 35: Not A Surprise, Not A Secret, But Shrugged By LB City Hall
Election Campaign Notebook / Perspective: In Dueling Releases, 5th District Incumbent Mungo and Challenger Dines Campaigns Avoid Mentioning Proposal For LB Airport Customs Facility / Int'l Operations But Both Say They Oppose Increased Density; Compare Their Records
Perspective: Will Discontent Audible/Visible At Land Use Meetings Bring Grassroots LB Election Candidates Willing To Challenge Incumbents' Records And Offer Meaningful Changes?
New: Editorial: Councilmembers Don't Ask, And Austin Doesn't Tell, What He Did/Didn't Do On Recent Sac'to Travel Re Density/Land Use Legislation
Subsequent development above Editorial: Council Shouldn't Approve Paying For Councilman Austin's Recent Sac'to Travel Without A Transparent, Businesslike Explanation Of What He Did/Didn't Do On Density/Land Use Legislation
Editorial: When City Hall Fears A Town Hall
Some people inside Long Beach City Hall seem to fear an American tradition rooted in a constitutional right eloquently portrayed by Norman Rockwell during the darkest days of WWII...MORE.
Editorial: The Mayor's Junket
Opinion: Attitude vs. Platitudes
by Laurann Wakefield *
* Ms. Wakefield is a co-founder of ENUF (Eastside Neighborhoods United Fully)
Perspective / Public Safety Quiz: Blue Line Passenger Is Stabbed On Train Near Anaheim St...So Try This Quiz Re LBPD Police Levels Along Blue Line And For Neighborhoods Citywide
Publisher's Perspective: Holding Them Accountable: Here's Record Of LB's Sac'to Legislators, Mayor And Council on SB 35
Opinion: City Hall's Excessive "$100,000 Club" Grows To Gluttonous "$200,000 Club"
by Ann Cantrell
Amnesia File / Editorial: Here's How Long Beach Residents Lost The Law That Required City Council To Hold Nine Meetings Per Year In Council Districts And How/Why It Can/Should Return Without Taxpayer Cost
Publisher's Perspective / Opinion: The Mayor's Campaign Money, And Your Right To Know From Whom It Came
Perspective / Opinion: Fact Check, Fake News: Re LB's Unemployment Rate
Editorial: The Worst Mayor/Council Appointment In Recent History And What To Do About It
Editorial: Long Beach's Fireworks Fiasco
Editorial: For A Green-Light Measure In Long Beach: Letting The People Decide Density And Parking Impacts In Their City, Not Politicians And Development Interests
Editorial: Unmentioned on Memorial Day in Long Beach
Opinion / VIDEO: The Late Jack Smith Tells Council THIS About Neighborhood Crime/Safety And Homeless...On Oct. 11, 2016
Adoptable pets and more:
Archival Access: Hear What Council Was Told In 1995 About Aquarium Paying Its Bond Debt Without Taxpayer Bailout <
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|Council Votes To Advance Density Increase Maps BUT Further Pares Down Density Increases Sought By Staff, Adds Periodic Reviews On Equity/Affordable Housing Plus Five Year Update
As seen LIVE: March 6, 2018: After approving Council-district amendments to LUE maps, Council votes without dissent to oppose SB 827 (Sac'to dictated transit-vicinity housing bldg heights) citing loss of local control.
Grassroots Council of Neighborhood Organizations (CONO) Issues This Statement In Advance of Council LUE Vote
Detail-Savvy Long Beach Resident Kerrie Aley Sends Mayor/Council This Email Citing Gov't Figures, Says Numbers Show City Staff's LUE Overstates Housing Need, Flawed In Demanding Increased Density; She Offers These Solutions
City Staff Agendizes This Memo Urging Council On
Senator Wiener's Words & Pix Show What His SB 827 Would Do Re Sac'to Dictated Developer-Desired Transit Vicinity Housing Heights
On Feb. 13, LB Council Declined To Oppose SB 827 Pending Amendments; On
First (Again) on LBREPORT.com / Includes Perspective / Opinion: LUE Game Changer: There Is No Legal Requirement To Adopt A LB Land Use Element (LUE) Stretching To 2040; A Shorter, More Prudent Time Period Allowing Greater Caution Would Suffice
As heard LIVE: Metro Board Approves I-710 Alternative 5C As "Locally Preferred Alternative" With Solis-Garcia Motion That Starts Spending Money For "Early Action Items" Immediately But Leaves Ultimate Outcome Uncertain
First (Again) on LBREPORT.com: SB 827 Author Amendments Would Retain Local Zoning Override / Sac'to Dictated Multi-Story Housing Heights Near Transit
Subsequent coverage above For the Record: Coalition for Environmental Health & Justice (Multiple Groups) Issues This Statement Opposing
Subsequent coverage above Mayor Garcia Supports 710 Freeway Widening Without Elevated "Clean Freight Corridor," Co-Agendizes These Amendments
Two Saturday Night Shootings Within Two Hours; Man Is Hit, Area 4th/Cherry; Victim Not Hit, Area 14th St/St Louis
First (Again) on LBREPORT.com: With LUE Density Increase Maps Coming To Council
Pickup Truck Crashes Into Home's Garage, E. Wardlow @ Josie
First (Again) on LBREPORT.com: Here's Photo Of Replica Firearm Found With Suspect/Now Defendant In
LBPD says matched the "gold color" description given by a victim
LBPD released photo
Person Found Shot To Death In Vehicle, Anaheim St./710 Fwy
Tincher 8th Grader Arrested, Alleged Threats
Long Beach Millikan High Student Is Arrested After Allegedly Making Threat To Harm Others At The School
LBPD Arrests Student At Wilson High For Alleged Threats
LB City Prosecutor's Office Files Charges Against Man Who Allegedly Triggered
L.A. County health professionals will assess his competency to stand trial
First (Again) on LBREPORT.com: Suspect In Belmont Shore Alleged Replica Gun Incident Was Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail (Re Theft Of Bicycle Parts), Released Two Days Later, Just Two Days Before 2nd St. Incident
Follow the Money: Councilwoman Pearce Used Her
Pearce exploited controversial change in LB law that she initiated, her receipients voted to approve and Mayor Garcia didn't veto
Councilwoman Price Says She'll Seek These Third District LUE Map Changes, Says She Doesn't Need City Attorney Memo On Impacts Of Sac'to Laws (Incl. SB 35) Before Council Vote
UPDATE: VIDEO Surfaces; Belmont Shore Scare: Man Reported With Gun On 2nd St; LBPD Uses
Assemblyman O'Donnell With LB City Hall Approval Introduces Bill That Doesn't Mention Community Hospital But Would Change A Few Key Words In Current Law To Allow Time Extension For Seismic Safety Deadline-Facing Hospitals
Another Sac'to Housing Density Amplifier: San Diego Assemblyman Introduces
See FBI Statement Admitting It Was Told Days Before -- And Failed To Follow-Up -- Re Florida Mass Murder Suspect
Follow-Up / In Detail: Council Takes No Position on "Transit Rich" Housing Density Dictating
Council incumbents don't mention LUE density increase maps coming to Council vote
Follow-Up / In Detail: See Sen. Wiener's Polite But Unflinching Letter To LB Council re
Follow-Up: Council Approves Developing Proposed "Bike Chop Shop" Ordinance, Agendized By Councilwoman Price, Joined By Councilmembers Supernaw, Andrews & Austin, To Prohibit Certain Dismantling/Selling of Bicycles/Bike Parts On Public Property
Sat Nite-Sun A.M. Lakewood Village SWAT Response After Person Inside Home Allegedly Fires Shots; After Tear Gas, Suspect Exits, Is In Custody
Subsequent development above Councilwoman Mungo, Joined By Councilmembers Supernaw and Austin, Agendize Council Item To Oppose "Transit Rich" Housing Density Dictating
Subsequent development above Councilwoman Price, Joined By Councilmembers Supernaw, Andrews & Austin, Agendize Proposed Ordinance To Prohibit Certain Dismantling/Selling of Bicycles/Bike Parts On Public Property
Agendizing memo says many bikes stolen, their parts stripped, sold illegally for money or controlled substances
Extended On-DEMAND AUDIO: Hear 5th Dist. Council Candidates At LB Comm'l Real Estate Council Forum; Not A Debate But Questions On Hot Topics To Incumbent Mungo & Challengers Lee, Dines & Osborn
Clear Line Drawn: Council Candidate Kajer Urges Removal Of
New / In Depth: Must Read Re LUE & Density: State Housing Agency Issues This FAQ With These Decrees re
City Mgm't Proposes Council Balance FY19 Budget With Increased Ambulance Charges, Increased Parking Fines, Allowing Short Term Rentals (Airbnb Type) To Collect Hotel Room (Transient Occupancy Tax) And Discloses LB Consumers Paying Approx $6+ Million More Than Initially Expected Under Measure A Sales Tax Hike
Exclusive: Mayor Garcia Hears Polite But Firm Criticism Of Proposed LUE Density And City Process At 5th Dist.
Two Shootings About Two Hours Two Blocks Apart, Vicinity South St./Orange Ave.
In Depth Coverage / Extended On-Demand AUDIO: Hear It: Downtown LB Alliance Executive Committee Hears Presentation On Its
Significant update above Mayor Garcia Schedules Private,
Follow the Money: Murky Monied Campaign Committee -- "Friends Of Long Beach" -- Collected $180,000+ Within Its Initial Four Months (Nearly 150k From These Three LB Hotels) For Spending In City Elections
Follow the Money: Early Sums Surface Pro/Con In Pearce Recall
Follow-Up: DLBA Governing Board Voted In
Draft report title page states prepared for Downtown Development Corporation, a separate non-profit with which Council voted
First (Again) on LBREPORT.com:
Perspective: LBPD Data Say 2017 Shootings Were Down 9% From 2016, And We Note...
League of CA Cities Urges Cities To Oppose SB 827 (Would Override Local Zoning, Enable Sac'to Dictated Denser/Taller Housing Near Transit); LB Mayor/Councilmembers Mum To Date
Density Watch: Sac'to Bill Means Now-Advancing LBTransit Plan Could Trigger Housing Density/Building Height Increases For Neighborhoods Within Quarter-Mile/Half-Mile Of Its Transit Corridors
Marie Knight, LB Parks/Rec/Marine Director, Exits To Become HB Community Services Director
Perspective: Councilmembers Don't Ask Why City Failed To Follow Council-Stated Policy And Failed To Oppose Bills (Incl. SB 35) That Impose Sac'to Housing Dictates And Undercut Local Control, As Council Votes
Action comes as Sac'to considers new housing density bill (SB 827) by SB 35's author...with no serious Council discussion to date of any of the bills' impacts with Council vote scheduled in March on LB Land Use Element maps
|First (Again) on LBREPORT.com: JetBlue Tells LB Airport Proposed Higher Fines For Late Night Flights "Appear Intended To Have Discriminatory Effect" On JetBlue, "Seem Designed To Encourage JetBlue To Terminate Service," And Said City Should "Proceed Cautiously" And Consider JetBlue's Specific Comments, Warning "Any Decision Otherwise Could Lead To" Protracted Dispute As Carrier Believes "City's Actions Will Violate" Certain FAA Provisions And Create Fed'l Regulatory Conflicts
First (Again) on LBREPORT.com: JetBlue Escalates To Full Council Hearing
Perspective: Follow-Up: Bill Allowing
In Depth / Perspective: Attn WLB, In Your Backyard: BNSF/L.A. Mainly Prevail In Court Appeal, Reviving Their Desired SCIG Railyard (With Add'l Steps Needed)
LBPD Says Car Going 60+ MPH Southbound on LB Blvd. Broadsided Car Turning West At Spring St; 20 Yr Old Woman (Passenger In Broadsided Car) Is Dead; Her Driver Is Critically Injured; Three In Other Vehicle Also Injured
Want To See What LB/HB Offered Amazon For Its 2nd Corp HQ? LBREPORT.com Made Pub Recs Request Months Ago...And Has It Now
Further On Councilwoman Pearce's Chartered Bus Event To
Here's Text of LB Petition-Initiative Proposed Rent Control/Just Cause Eviction/Rental Housing Board Law
"Just cause" eviction and Rental Housing Board provisions would apply regardless of whether 1995 rent-control-limiting
City Staff Releases Revised LUE Maps For
See Voter Pamphlet Statements Submitted For Printing By LB Candidates For Mayor & City Council
Covered with streaming VIDEO, now on-demand, via Facebook; text coverage coming Airport Mgm't Plans To Discuss Possible Amendments to Airport Noise Ordinance At
Councilwoman Pearce Uses Her Office And City of LB Email Channels To Announce/Promote Free Chartered Bus Transportation (Event Supported By These LB Councilmembers And Pols) To
UPDATE: Councilwoman Pearce staffer responds, says buses paid using her Officeholder Acc't (contributor, not taxpayer funded) and has been assured Emails OK
Perspective: 10 Yr Old Girl Was Struck By New Year's Gunfire, A LB "Ghost" Shooting Victim Among All Other Shootings Not Publicly Visible In LB's Official Crime Stats. Here's How To Fix That.
Mayor Garcia Says He And These Four Council Incumbents Want To Prioritize These Eight Projects As "Olympics Related"
Here's List Of Incumbents/Challengers For April 2018 LB Elections
Council incumbent Gonzalez, City Auditor, City Att'y, City Prosecutor have no filed opponents
Robert Fox Doesn't Submit Papers To Run For Mayor, Says He Cut This Deal With Mayor Garcia; Garcia Emails This Statement
UPDATE: Wait, wait: Less than two hours later, Fox issues "clarifier," says there was no deal.
LB Rent Control Initiative Supporters Submit Measure Text, Request City Att'y Ballot Title/Summary, Prerequisite To Petition Signature Gathering
LBPD-Released 2017 Crime Stats
Councilmembers Mum -- Say Nothing, Ask No Questions -- At First of Three Hearings On Charter Amendment To Restore/Authorize Taking Up To $26 Mil From LB Water/Sewer/Gas Users For General Fund ("Blank Check") Council Spending; Two Taxpayers Blast Measure; Next Hearing
Subsequent development above<.small> Robert Fox, Neighborhood Advocate/Businessman Who Forced City Hall To Hold Heavily Attended Citywide Town Hall-Style Meetings & Led Opposition To City Staff's Density-Promoting Land Use Element, Pulls Papers To Run For Mayor
Action comes as Council candidates Gordana Kajer and Corliss Lee mount reform-themed challenges to incumbents Suzie Price and Stacy Mungo in voter-rich 3rd and 5th Council districts
Perspective: Mayor Garcia's 2018 "State of the City": Doesn't Utter Words "Deficit" Or "Taxes," Spends Seconds on Land Use Element, Sends Tweet From Stage
City Mgm't Memo Acknowledges That As Currently Written, Proposed Charter Amendment Could Take Up To $26 Mil From LB Water/Sewer/Gas Users For General Fund ("Blank Check") City Council Spending
Sum Is Over Three Times More Than Mgm't Previously Mentioned, It Goes Beyond Filling Budget Hole From Taxpayer's
Subsequent coverage ahove:The REAL State of the City: Mayor Garcia Calls Special Council Meeting (First Of Three Hearings) To Put "Blank Check" Charter Amendment On
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