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MERRY COLVIN inside her Broadway store that is closing due to road diet., FORMERLY KNOWN AS “BROADWAY,” a Long Beach Transit bus was recently blocked by city refuse and tree-trimming trucks.
01/16/2020 - 4:24pm
Merry’s is going out of business – and what’s more – the proprietor is blaming Broadway’s road diet for the closure. The fair trade store on Broadway near Temple Avenue has been a fixture in Bluff Heights for 14 years, selling handmade clothing and specialty items from Nepal, Morocco, India, Egypt and other faraway places. But after the slimmed-down, reconfigured Broadway was unveiled last April...
CELEBRATING THE JUDGE’S REJECTION OF MEASURE M at EJ Malloy’s Pub on Jan. 12 are, from left, 8th Council District Candidate Juan Avalle, 5th District resident Diana Lejins and 2nd Council District Candidate Robert Fox.
01/16/2020 - 4:14pm
In a legal action pursued by two persistent ELB-area residents, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled that revenue for City General Fund spending unrelated to Water Department services is unconstitutional. In a Jan. 2, 22-page ruling, Judge James Chalfont concluded that Measure M violates voter-enacted Proposition 218 governing imposition of taxes. Judge Chalfont wrote in pertinent part...
Downtown Long Beach in the early 1900s.
01/16/2020 - 4:10pm
The “Roaring” twenties begin! Prohibition, scandal and growth all marked the beginning of this decade. Read all about it here. U.S. Census On May 3, 1920, results of the 1920, U.S. Census were released and the front page headline in the Daily Telegram read: “Wonder city of South California is still on top. Percentage of gain is among highest reported by Census Bureau; is second city in county...
2020, as observed by the geese at El Dorado Park.
01/02/2020 - 5:03pm

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