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Metro Los Angeles Board unanimously approved a $646M multi-agency policing contract, providing the Long Beach Police Department ...On February 24, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.On February 20, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Baktaash Sorkhabi. Scroll through gallery above.On February 17, 2017 / By Longbeachize Staff
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The recent appointment of Mayor Robert Garcia to the Metro Board is not a small thing. It’s huge news—and not just for urbanerds and transit ...On January 27, 2017 / By Brian Addison
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The election of Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia to the Los Angeles Metro Board is huge news—and not just for urbanerds and transit geeks; this is ...On January 5, 2017 / By Brian Addison
This fall, Long Beach will be hosting two open streets events, designed to activate streets for many purposes by first shutting them down to cars.
The first event will ...On September 22, 2016 / By Damien Newton
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As Metro’s Blue Line sits in the middle of its six-year long, $1.2B rehab, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia announced that fare-evasion gates ...On May 26, 2016 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.On March 30, 2016 / By Damien Newton
For more images, scroll through the gallery above. Photos by Sean Laughlin For The Arts Council Long Beach.
While there were many great things at this year’s State of ...On October 14, 2015 / By Brian Addison
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Long Beach’s youngest mayor, Robert Garcia, sat in his office today to hold a small gathering for what many would call an earmark in ...On July 15, 2015 / By Longbeachize Staff
In a bold set of appointments to the Long Beach Transit (LBT) Board of Directors, Mayor Robert Garcia brought forth four strong, progressive women to serve on the ...On October 9, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Disclosure: Mr. Addison is and has been a personal friend of Mr. Garcia for nearly a decade.
If there was anything to be said about ...On June 6, 2014 / By Brian Addison
In a move most likely sparked by the possible demolition of the Koffee Pot building at 4th & Alamitos as well as the famous (though not ...On February 5, 2014 / By Brian Addison
Longbeachize is hosting the Livable Streets Mayoral Forum at the Art Theatre tonight at 7PM. This forum will be a chance for the top contenders for mayor to discuss everything ...On February 4, 2014 / By Damien Newton
After nearly a quarter of a century in operation, Los Angeles County’s oldest and most popular light-rail line—Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)’s Blue Line—will see a six-year, $1.2B overhaul.
The ...On January 29, 2014 / By Brian Addison