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Councilmember James Johnson Presents First Books at First Fridays

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On Friday, November 5, 2010, join Councilmember James Johnson for First Books at First Fridays, a monthly event held at Dana Library. “Libraries had a great impact on my life and I look forward to sharing my love of reading with families throughout the 7th District,” Councilmember Johnson said. Councilmember Johnson and his guest(s) read [...]

Long Beach Gas & Oil Director & Long Beach Animal Care Services to address the Wrigley Association


On Monday, October 4, 2010 at Veterans Park, the Wrigley Association will host Christopher Garner, the Director of the Long Beach Gas & Oil Department and Michelle Quigley, Chief Operations Officer for the Long Beach Animal Care Services. Residents of the Wrigley neighborhood are concerned about the safety of the gas lines in connection with [...]

Election Results: 7th District run-off sends Johnson to City Hall


About a quarter of the 7th District’s 25,281 registered voters turned out to vote yesterday to cast a ballot on who to send to city hall — two-term veteran Tonia Reyes Uranga or assistant city auditor James Johnson. With 6,534 votes counted, Johnson will be headed to council chambers with the support of 52.9% of [...]

Election results for City of Long Beach 7th District Council seat available tonight

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Election results for the City of Long Beach 7th District Council seat will be available on the City’s website .  After the close of polls, the first report of results will be posted on the City website shortly after 8:20 p.m.; and unofficial contest results will be posted between 10:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. There [...]

Long Beach Election Results: District 7 moves to run-off; One newcomer prepares for City Hall

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Long Beach residents cast 34,976 ballots in yesterday’s election. In a city where nearly half the population is registered to vote, 14.7% of registered voters chose the leaders. Long Beach election results streamed live over the city’s website throughout the night. Still marked as “unofficial,” these results are accurate as of 3:39 a.m. Long Beach [...]

Completion of Arlington storm drain project capped with ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday


The City of Long Beach is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of a new storm drain system that will alleviate flooding in the Arlington neighborhood, which has experienced severe flooding at least seven times during the past 20 years. The ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., at [...]

7th District candidate to speak at Long Beach Democratic Women’s Study Club


The Long Beach Democratic Women’s Study Club will hold its monthly meeting Saturday at Khoury’s Restaurant. The guest speaker will be James Johnson, candidate for the 7th Council District. James currently serves as the Assistant City Auditor for the City of Long Beach where his focus has been to make the city as efficient and [...]

Community safety meetings urge Bixby, Cal Heights residents to get involved

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The Community Safety Meeting, Wednesday, February 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Hughes Middle School Auditorium, 3846 California Avenue. 7th and 8th District Council Members Tonia Reyes Uranga and Rae Gabelich will host the meeting and welcome guest speaker Long Beach Police Department North Division Commander Hendricks. Safety meeting topics will include: [...]

7th District Council Candidates to square off in forum Monday.

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On Monday, February 1, the Wrigley Association and California Heights Neighborhood Association will host a forum with candidates running for the Long Beach Seventh District City Council seat. The election will be held April 13, 2010. There are 4 candidates vying for the 7th District Council seat: Jill Hill (, James Johnson (, Jack Smith ( and write-in candidate [...]

Cal Heights Clean Street team gets rare tour of SERRF

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The 7th District Council Office is hosting a rare tour of the Southeast Resource Recovery Facility (SERRF) at the Port of Long Beach, Wednesday January 6 at 2:00 p.m. Did you know that the solid waste in the city of Long Beach does not go to a landfill? Instead, it is incinerated at extremely high [...]

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