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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.

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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.

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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.

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Coyote sightings and encounters are on the rise in Long Beach as winter approaches, and the Animal Care Services Bureau has some tips on handling the wild animals.

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Two meetings on Nov. 13 will be used to unveil a draft feasibility report and Environmental Impact Report for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work to deepen channels and add a new channel and turning basin in the Port of Long Beach.

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Long Beach experienced more sanitary sewer overflows — which can impact environmental and public health — than most similarly sized cities in recent years. But the city’s Health and Human Services Department, along with its Water Department, is working to change that.

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Tales about college students subsisting on a diet of ramen noodles and mac and cheese have been joked about for ages. But food insecurity — the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food — is no laughing matter.

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Long Beach's Development Services Department has released a notice that it plans to file a "Mitigated Negative Declaration" to cover environmental issues related to Carnival Cruise Lines' expansion of the dock next to the Long Beach Cruise Terminal.

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Editor's Note: Long Beach's city government will begin doing business Tuesday, July 30, in its new City Hall. To mark the occasion, Hayley Munguia chronicles the history of our seat of government.

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Seal Beach residents got a look July 17 at what sea level rise could mean to them, thanks to a city presentation showing that large swaths of the small municipality could flood by 2050 and that the odds of even greater inundation will increase throughout the century.

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Experts agree, ocean pollution is a problem that is easy to recognize, but hard to solve.

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Long Beach’s dirty ocean water at Coronado Avenue, west of Belmont Pier, makes it one of the 10 worst beaches in the state, according the 2018-2019 Beach Report Card released Wednesday by Heal the Bay. It’s the first time the beach has made the group’s “Beach Bummer” list.

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In the first real home she’s been able to call her own in about a decade, Army veteran Melissa Degnan apologizes for the narrow entryway, blocked by a couple of cardboard boxes stacked there, noting that she’s still getting organized after moving in a few months ago.

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Rumblings of discontent have been increasing about street diet projects eliminating car lanes and adding bike lanes, primarily in east and south Long Beach. But the latest flap is about one corner on one intersection 54th Place and Ocean Boulevard.