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Residents Demand Increase to Minimum Wage in Long Beach

Aug. 17, 2015 / By
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About 70 residents rallied alongside city councilmembers Tuesday outside city hall in support of raising the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Why Long Beach Needs A Local Hiring Policy

Jul. 29, 2015 / By
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Imagine if Long Beach jobs were offered to local residents first. That’s the idea behind Long Beach First, an initiative to have a local hire policy in place for Long Beach.

New Waterfront Plans Puts San Pedro’s Historical Red Car in Jeopardy

Jun. 22, 2015 / By
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The Port of LA electric Red Car is expected to transport its last passengers at the Lobster Festival late in September.