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…
There are many ways to help save the planet, and on Wednesday, April 24, Cal State Long Beach hosted its largest sustainability event of the year to showcase some ways to do so.
A hearing is set May 8 about the fate of palm trees on Marina Drive next to the 2nd & PCH commercial center — but there's a dispute about what plan the Coastal Commission will be looking at.
When Charlie, the southern sea otter, died today, Monday, he was the oldest sea otter ever in an aquarium or zoo.
Bluff Heights residents are proud of their heritage. In 2004, the area became a historic district, according to Bluff Heights Neighborhood Association (BHNA) president John Thomas.
Over the years, El Dorado Regional Park has become one of the most popular places to spend Easter Sunday. The city's Parks, Recreation and Marine Department have some tips planning to be there this year.
For the third year, members of Grace First Presbyterian Church have organized a Walk For Water to raise money for sustainable water purification systems around the world.
An unmapped sewer line under Second Street near Pacific Coast Highway has pushed street construction there back by about two weeks, officials said Monday.
Friends of Bixby Park, a neighborhood association, has been working with the city for more than a decade to refurbish the park and clean out drug dealers, vagrants and more.
On March 31, hundreds of Long Beach residents will come together in service. For four hours, individuals and families of different cultures and faiths will work side by side in Belmont Heights’ Make a Difference Day (BHMADD).
Last October, a 2,000-foot-long unmanned device was towed and positioned in the Pacific Ocean 1,200 nautical miles from the coast of California.
Thanks to an infusion of cash from the Metropolitan Water District, Long Beach residents can now get more money and replace more turf with drought-tolerant landscaping.
For 50 years, Long Beach’s El Dorado Nature Center has been a literal trail blazer when it comes to educating our community about its responsibility to environmental stewardship.
According to a map released March 14 by the U.S. Drought Monitor, the state is exhibiting no areas suffering from prolonged drought — a circumstance that hasn’t happened in seven years.
It's 2805. About the only moving things left on earth are a robot called WALL-E and his companion, a cockroach-like insect. Comic genius ensues.
After an hour-long debate Wednesday, state Coastal Commission members said they wanted a hearing about plans to move palm trees in Long Beach.