Direct care workers, advocates push to speed up pay increases

Former state Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg led a rally at the state capitol on Dec. 6 to call on legislators to speed up already approved wage increases for workers who care for people with …

Island Parkers and LB Latino Civic team up for Puerto Rico relief

Long Beach resident Julie Brodsky had tears in her eyes as she described the conditions of her hometown in Puerto Rico. More than three months after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory, and …

Long Beach showing positive signs

Long Beach didn’t get to revel in the thrill of victory on the basketball court as many times as it would have liked over the past few seasons. However, hard work, patience, and a bit more varsity experience have the Marines in a far better place in 2017-18.

Three sworn in to Long Beach City Council

Minutes after the City Council’s newest member, John Bendo, took the oath of office at City Hall on Monday and attempted to bridge the political divisions among the four other Democratic …

Gillen appoints Republican Blakeman deputy town supervisor

Days before holding her first town board meeting as Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Laura Gillen announced that she had appointed Republican Town Councilman Bruce Blakeman as deputy town supervisor.

Guest Column

Long Beach sand remains in my shoes

Thank you for the honor of serving as your city manager for the past six years. As a city, we have faced incredible challenges — an inherited fiscal crisis and Superstorm Sandy. We faced each one …

Randi Kreiss

All hell broke loose after #MeToo took off

You need a scorecard to keep up with the sexual harassers these days. Used to be there was an occasional murmur about bad behavior by a celebrity or a political hot shot . . .