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Jason Ruiz

Jason Ruiz covers City Hall and politics for the Long Beach Post. Reach him at jason@lbpost.com or @JasonRuiz__LB on Twitter.

Owner of restaurant that defied COVID-19 rules given new health permit...

Dana Tanner, owner of Restauration in Bluff Heights, is still facing a host of other fines and criminal charges.

Downtown luxury apartments will become moderate-income housing under new pilot program

To accomplish this the city will enter into an agreement with the California Statewide Communities Development Authority to issue bonds for the purchase of the Oceanaire from its current operator, Waterford Property Group.

Faced with threat of closing grocery stores, City Council seeks food...

A request from the Long Beach City Council asked for alternate methods of food access such farm stands and farmers markets.

City Council sends performing arts center renaming request to committee vote

The Long Beach Performing Arts Center could soon be renamed after former Mayor Beverly O'Neill if a City Council committee returns the item to the full council later this year.

Los Altos Sears added to list of stores that will close

An employee confirmed Monday that the store would begin closing this week, just days after the company posted listings for temporary positions to close the store located near Bellflower Boulevard and Stearns Street.

One of the bright spots in the midst of city budget...

Cannabis tax revenue finished $6.3 million over city projections, and the increase could be just a glimpse of what's to come as the industry continues to grow in Long Beach.

City’s operating reserves could drain to near zero as officials work...

Both the city’s operating and emergency reserves could be reduced below minimum levels outlined by city financial policy, with the operating budget being drained to near zero if the council approves the proposed budget adjustments Tuesday.

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