Gerardo Mouet Named Director of Parks, Recreation and Marine Department

Long Beach City Manager Patrick H. West named Gerardo Mouet as the City’s Director of Parks, Recreation and Marine. Mr. Mouet brings 28 years of local government experience in various leadership positions including overseeing parks, recreation and community services operations, human resources administration, and city-wide functions in budget development and contract administration.

Norby: Keep School Violence in Perspective

Chris Norby writes that mass school shootings are actually more rare in the United States that the picture the 24/7 modern media cycle presents. Policy reactions should be looked at carefully, Norby writes, rather than rushing to implement poorly researched options.