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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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Nurses at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center have ratified a contract stretching three years with a minimum 9.5 percent pay increase and a $1,000 bonus for nurses with 20 years or more of service.

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State inspections and approvals have been moving slower than the firm trying to reopen Community Hospital of Long Beach expected, and even a tentative date for the final inspection has been pushed to January or later.

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After being bombarded with complaints during installation last month of parking meters along Fourth Street, city officials halted implementation to look again at the plan.

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The Queen Mary, the jewel of Long Beach’s waterfront, has faced some tough challenges in recent years — and still needs several crucial repairs. So the city auditor is set to investigate the ship’s finances and the lease that governs its operator.

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five youth aged 13-18 experiences a severe mental health condition at some point during their life. Also, 75 percent of adults with mental illness report having symptoms prior to the age of 24.

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American Express, the credit card company, had an idea a decade ago to increase its small business market share and help those small business owners at the same time.

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A rash of lawsuits against Belmont Shore businesses, primarily restaurants, is part of an ongoing pattern of Americans with Disabilities Act legal actions for profit, according to prominent Long Beach attorney Michele Dobson.

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The rusting, former Soviet submarine that’s been anchored off the Queen Mary in Long Beach for 21 years appears to be on its way out, though it’s unknown who the prospective buyer is.

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Three brothers surfing their way down the Baja California coast some 30 years ago stumbled across a cheap street food — fish tacos — and thought they could do better. Today, they own more than 30 Wahoo's Fish Taco restaurants, and there are another 30 or so franchised stores spread out acros…

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The much anticipated 2ND & PCH, an 11-acre open air commercial center, held its grand opening last month with hundreds of locals gathering at the retail center for the first time.