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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 launches strategic fiscal improvement dashboard

The City of Long Beach has launched an online dashboard that aims to give credit agencies and residents an in-depth look into the City's finances. In a statement on the website, City Manager Donna …

Long Beach PBA calls for vote of “no confidence’ in city’s new police commissioner

The president of the Long Beach PBA, in a stunning announcement at a city council meeting Tuesday night, said he will ask his members on Thursday to take a vote of “no confidence” in the new …

Local officials urge schools to consider no tax hikes in budget

Following the Long Beach School District’s adoption of a budget with a zero percent tax levy, local officials on Thursday urged other school districts to follow suit. At a news conference at …

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 …

Editorial

High-speed rail for L.I. deserves public support

With the Biden administration pushing a $2 trillion national infrastructure plan, what once seemed like a fantasy — high-speed rail for the Northeast — is slowly, steadily becoming a distinct possibility . . .

Editorial

Should municipalities opt out on marijuana?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, once an ardent detractor of any measure to legalize recreational marijuana, last week signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act . . .

Randi Kreiss

Oldies but goodies have the right stuff

I married an older man, and this week he’s turning 75. When we met, I was 14 and he was 15.