Long Beach League of Women Voters

Sen. Ted Lieu’s Proposed Political Contributions Disclosures Bill Moves Forward

ted-lieu Sen. Ted Lieu A plan to strengthen the California Political Reform Act through greater disclosures of political contributions passed the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee Tuesday. “These changes would provide voters with more information about who’s funding the increasing amount of political ads and mailers,” Lieu, D-Torrance, said about Senate Bill 2, known as the Sunshine in Campaigns Act.

League of Women Voters of Long Beach Examines the Initiative and Referendum Process

league-of-women-voters-250x250 According to Janeice McConnell of the League of Women Voters of Long Beach Area, “The initiative process, often called the fourth branch of government, has reflected the political, economic, and cultural issues of the time.

28th District Senate Candidates Face Off in Debate at CSULB

Army Ball The League of Women Voters and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will sponsor debates for candidates running for the 28th Senatorial District on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at The Pointe in the Walter Pyramid on the CSULB campus. 

League of Women Voters, CSULB to Sponsor Candidate Debates for 54th Assembly and 37th Congressional Districts

Army Ball #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal Martha Flores-Gibson Congresswoman Laura Richardson Star Parker Nick Dibs The League of Women Voters and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will sponsor debates for candidates running for the 54th Assembly District and the 37th Congressional District seats on Friday, October 15, 2010 in The Pointe on the university campus.

Governor appoints Naomi Rainey to state commission on special education

naomi-rainey-pierson Last week Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the appointment of Naomi Rainey, 59, of Long Beach, to the Advisory Commission on Special Education. Rainey is a member of the Long Beach City College Foundation Board of Governors and serves on the Foundation Grant and Annual Fundraiser committees.

Belmont Heights, Downtown, and Los Altos: Richness, Charm and Diversity

By Rebecca Behar-Johnson Although I was born at the Kaiser hospital in Harbor city, 47 years ago in 1962, two days later I was taken home to Long Beach, which has been my home ever since.  I lived briefly in Irvine and Santa Barbara during college — absences from this city that only served to deepen my appreciation of its richness, charm, and diversity.

Share a favorite book with the League of Women Voters

book-club The Long Beach Area League of Women Voters invites members and the public to an informal book discussion at the Los Altos Library (5614 E. Britton Dr., LB 90815) on Saturday, June 27, from 10 am to noon. Anyone interested can come just to listen or bring a favorite book and say a few words about it.

Naomi Rainey recognized by League of Women Voters for community dedication

naomi-rainey-pierson On Tuesday, June 16, the League of Women Voters, Long Beach Area, is presenting its Making Democracy Work Award with a reception and awards ceremony at the Long Beach Main Library Auditorium from 6 to 7:30 P.M.  The recipient of this award is Naomi Rainey, President of the Long Beach Branch of the NAACP.

Long Beach Area League of Women Voters Welcomes State Convention May 14-17

league-womens-voters-lb The Long Beach Area League of Women Voters is hosting the League of Women Voters of California League May 14 through May 17 at the Long Beach Airport Marriott. League members from throughout the state will convene in Long Beach at the Airport Marriott Thursday May 14 for Smart Voter training and dinner with Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder Dean Logan as well as a MGIK, Membership Growth is Key workshop.

League of Women Voters Invites Nominations to Honor Community Leaders

league-womens-voters-lb The League of Women Voters, Long Beach Area is seeking nominations for its second annual LWV Making Democracy Work Award. The award, which will honor an individual for her community activism, will be presented in June. “The League of Women Voters has had an impact on national, state and local issues for decades.

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