The Downtown Long Beach Alliance has announced its new Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Board members are Graham Gill, Pat Welch, Cameron Andrews, Patty Wirth and Alisha Holmes-Watson. New executive committee members are Silvano Merlo, Alan Pullman, Tony Shooshani, Allison Krip, D…

The Port of Long Beach faced its share of challenges last year — with the ramifications of the U.S.-China trade war topping the list — but the facility has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future.

Early Wednesday morning, the Long Beach City Council voted unanimously to send a revised Belmont Beach Aquatic Center plan to the California Coastal Commission, denying appeals and approving local changes along the way.

Long Beach’s current policy on short-term rentals is an unenforced ban — but you wouldn’t know it by perusing sites like Airbnb, which boast more than 1,000 homes for temporary visitors to the city.

The Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority has cancelled a meeting set for Thursday, Jan. 23, to review plans to restore Los Cerritos Wetlands — including a draft Environmental Impact Report — because the report's release has been delayed.

Rumors of the death of Second Street are greatly exaggerated, according to Matt Peterson, president of the Belmont Shore Parking and Business Improvement Advisory Commission and a partner in Legends Sports Bar on Second Street.

About a month ago, I had just completed my research about a looming national health crisis that was going to be the focus for this column when I answered a telephone call that changed my life … for the worse.

Long Beach is gearing up for the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Celebration on Saturday with the theme "Continuing the Legacy." The life and legacy of a visionary who changed the world by promoting equality, justice and peace will be honored.

It’s no secret that the Queen Mary has seen better days — but Long Beach, along with the ship’s operator, has a plan to resurrect its former glory.

Dine LBC, the group that organizes a citywide nine-day restaurant event in August, is sponsoring a one-time-only showing of the late Anthony Bourdain's "Wasted!: The Story of Food Waste" documentary this Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Art Theatre.

The Downtown Long Beach Alliance has announced its new Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Board members are Graham Gill, Pat Welch, Cameron Andrews, Patty Wirth and Alisha Holmes-Watson. New executive committee members are Silvano Merlo, Alan Pullman, Tony Shooshani, Allison Krip, D…

Miley Waterman, CEO of Brave Global, a nonprofit aiming to educate people about human trafficking, will be speaking at a free lunch event happening from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. this Sunday, Jan. 12, at Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 N. Studebaker Rd.

The Long Beach Community Foundation announced recently that scholarships will be offered to senior high school students who plan on attending a public college or university in pursuit of a degree in teaching.

The California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS) — a mathematics and science LBUSD magnet school in Carson on the California State University, Dominguez Hills campus — has received national recognition in Newsweek's 2020 list of the top 500 schools that emphasize science, technology,…