Long Beach's Jack Schnirman takes oath of office

Former Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman took the oath of office as Nassau County comptroller on Tuesday, pledging to be a fiscal watchdog in the wake of several corruption scandals involving …

Long Beach ZBA denies variance for proposed apartment building

The Zoning Board of Appeals has rejected a developer’s request for a variance to build a 10-unit apartment building on Park Avenue, amid concerns about a lack of parking and density voiced by …

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.

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 . . .