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.
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.
Special needs children have unique abilities and unique challenges, so parents must become highly attuned experts, ready to handle any issue.
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.
City officials will try to answer an often debated question next week with the 12th annual Bike and Pedestrian Count, but they say they need help.
Two scientists specializing in sea level rise will speak Oct. 7 at the Aquarium of the Pacific about expected impacts at Belmont Shore and the Peninsula.
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.
Construction crews have taken over Marina Drive from Second Street to Studebaker Road between the Alamitos Bay Marina parking lot and the under-construction 2nd & PCH center.
Shovels will hit the sand today (Thursday) as a new Alamitos Beach concession area breaks ground just east of Shoreline Drive.
Long Beach Health Department officials thought they had a pretty good idea to bring in more money for vector control — mosquito eradication, rodents, etc. — in part of the city.
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.
Bluff Park has been a designated historic district for 37 years — the Bluff Park Neighborhood Association has been around for 47 years.
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.
City Hall employees are busy moving these days, taking things from the old building to the new glass edifice scheduled to open on July 29.
Long Beach Harbor Commissioners voted Monday to pay $26.3 million to finance construction of an open channel between Colorado Lagoon and Marine Stadium, through Marina Vista Park.
Southern California is earthquake country. But if you’ve lived in the area for the last couple of decades, you might not know it.
Summertime in Long Beach is synonymous with surf and sand, and humans aren’t the only ones who have a good time at the beach.
A half dozen Boy Scouts swarmed the back of the U-Haul, unloading benches, tables and planter boxes, all made of cedar.
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.
Long Beach and the Army Corps of Engineers aren’t shutting the door on bringing back some waves to the city’s low-key beachfront — but the two agencies aren’t clear on when they might make a decision, either.
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.
Concerns about sea level rise and cost escalation have led to a redesign that will put pools and a diving well outside at the site of the Belmont Olympic Plaza Pool.
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.
The city of Long Beach has miles of coastline and more than 170 parks … a plethora of places for children and families to get outside and enjoy nature. But caring for this vast expanse of property, and its structures, is expensive.
For more than a decade, a primary component of water conservation programs in Long Beach and other Southern California cities has been incentives to remove lawns and replace them with drought-tolerant native plants.
According to the Center for City Park Excellence, dog parks, also known as “off-leash dog areas,” are among the fastest growing park amenities in the combined parks systems of the 100 largest US cities.
Some Long Beach property owners will vote over the next several weeks on whether they should pay a fee to help the city fight against disease-carrying creatures like mosquitoes and rodents.
California’s Coastal Commission unanimously approved a plan — with a series of conditions — to move some palm trees and plant more along Marina Drive last week, clearing the way for a Complete Streets rebuild of the street between Alamitos Bay Marina and the under-construction 2nd & PCH …
A skate park built on the beach. Elaborate sandcastles on display, near free yoga and volleyball clinics. And thousands of tickets, also free, to watch a concert on the sand on Alamitos Bay.
A Third District-based group has partnered with students at Cal State Long Beach to create animated public service announcements trying to convince people to not use fireworks.
When the state Coastal Commission conducts its hearing Wednesday, May 8, on a Marina Drive improvement project in Long Beach, state staff will recommend approval — but with conditions that give a to-be-named biologist the right to alter or stop work if it disturbs nesting or courting birds u…