Long Beach politics

Mayor-Elect Garcia Names Mark W. Taylor as his Chief of Staff

Mark W. Taylor Mark W. Taylor Mayor-Elect Robert Garcia has selected Mark W. Taylor as his Chief of Staff. Taylor is currently the Director of College Advancement, Public Affairs and Governmental Relations for Long Beach City College. In his role at LBCC, Taylor is responsible for all governmental relations including advocacy efforts, legislative affairs, media relations, and community outreach.

Kick Off Campaign Season with Democratic Women’s Study Club Holiday Party

Democratic holiday party The Democratic Women’s Study Club (DWSC) of Long Beach will hold their annual holiday party on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at noon at their new meeting location, Polly’s Pies at 4680 E. Los Coyotes Diagonal in Long Beach.

New Book by CSULB Professor Richard Marcus Expresses Little Hope for Change in Madagascar as Country Prepares to Elect a New President

Flag of the Republic of Madagascar Flag of the Republic of Madagascar California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) International Studies Professor Richard Marcus brings an insider’s savvy to the politics of the island nation of Madagascar and its upcoming election in his book “The Politics of Institutional Change in Madagascar’s Third Republic.”

Consumer Group Awards Sen.Ted Lieu a Perfect Score

ted-lieu Sen. Ted W. Lieu For the third time in three weeks, state Sen. Ted W. Lieu of Torrance has been given a top score by a statewide California watchdog group for his votes on key legislation during the recently completed 2013 session of the Legislature.

LB’s Uduak Ntuk will represent CA at Democratic National Convention

Uduak Ntuk and his family Uduak Ntuk and his family. Uduak Ntuk, a local Dad, Soccer Coach, and Engineer will be traveling to Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina the week of September 2-7 as the 2012 DNC Delegate representing California’s 47th Congressional District.

The Fix Premiers at ICT in April

The Fix The Fix begins a four-week run on April 27 at International City Theatre. Just as the 2012 presidential race heats up, International City Theatre (ICT) presents the West Coast premiere of a hard-boiled, darkly comic, Olivier Award-nominated rock musical about the American political machine.

Redistricting: Moving Past Racial Politics and Partisanship

Los Angeles Supervisor Don Knabe Supervisor Don Knabe Dear Fourth District Residents, This week, the Board of Supervisors began its review of the Plan A2 Redistricting Map, which was approved by the Boundary Review Committee.  Let me start by saying:  Wow! 

Lily Tomlin to Appear at Out at the Movies Event May 15th in Long Beach

Out at the Movies Event Lily Tomlin On Sunday, May 15th Artful Thinking’s Out at the Movies is proud to present the theatrical premier of TEACH YOUR CHILDREN WELL at the Art Theatre of Long Beach, CA with a very special guest appearance by the Award winning Actress and Comedian Lily Tomlin, who narrates the film.        

Recycling CEO to Speak at CSULB Business Lecture Series April 19

csulb_logo-250x232 George Adams, CEO and president of SA Recycling, will discuss “Intelligent Resource Management” at the next Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) College of Business Administration Notable Speaker Series event on Tuesday, April 19.

Don’t Be Fooled First Fridays is April 1st

first-fridays Calling all April Fools! First Fridays on April 1 promises even more of “the unexpected.” Catch the return of Beer & Politics featuring City Manager Pat West on the panel discussing “all things bikes.” B&P takes place at Nino’s Italian Restaurant, 3853 Atlantic, beginning at 6:30pm.

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