Gary Ponthieux

Five Republicans Run For Mayor

In Long Beach, all five candidates running for mayor are republicans George Bass, Leonard Carrubba, Ronnie Hammons, Kevin Nelson, and Gary Ponthieux (pon-chay). In order to avoid a runoff, the winning candidate would need to secure 50 percent of the…

Long Beach mayoral candidate holds meet and greet

Mayor Billy Skelly is not running for re-election in the City of Long Beach. Tonight, one of the men looking to replace him in office held a meet and greet. Gary Ponthieux has lived in Long Beach for 30 years.…

Longtime City Alderman To Run For Mayor

One Long Beach city official is throwing his hat into the race to be mayor. Gary Ponthieux announced yesterday he will be running to become the next mayor of Long Beach. Ponthieux has been on the city's Board of Aldermen…