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Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez was elected with overwhelming support in June of 2014 to represent the First Council District in the City of Long Beach. Growing up in a working class family where her father was a truck driver and her mother worked in aerospace, Lena was taught from a young age the value of hard work and dedication.

Lena is one of the most active members of the City Council where she chairs the Harbor and Tidelands Committee which oversees the over $100 million Tidelands Fund, the Long Beach Unified Joint Use Committee and the I-710 Project Committee...READ MORE HERE.

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In September of 2017, I requested that our City Staff protect our immigrant community through a local “Long Beach Values Act”...
Please join Councilwoman Gonzalez and Centro CHA for a Day of Service in Honor of Cesar E. Chavez
Parklet Rendering on Pine Ave
This past Tuesday at Council, my colleagues and I approved a recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute a Public Walkways Occupancy Permit with sidewalk extension parklet for sidewalk dining for a Pine Avenue Parklet.
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