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.
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.
Long Beach City Health Officer Dr. Anissa Davis issued an order Monday morning closing Long Beach beaches to swimming due to a sewage spill Sunday.
A new $900 million electricity generating facility in Long Beach is nearly ready to go online, but the older, taller generators along Studebaker Road will remain standing for at least three more years.
People can shred paper items and recycle e-waste (old computers, keyboards, iPads, laptops and more), for free from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Hughes Middle School, 3846 California Ave.
A first step to approving a reduced Belmont Beach and Aquatics Center takes place Thursday, Dec. 19, with a hearing before the Long Beach Planning Commission.
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.
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.