Second District Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce said Monday that she would wait until July 9 to ask the City Council to consider a name for the new Main Library.
Long Beach needs a new influx of cash to pay for the seismic retrofit and reopening of Community Hospital — along with public safety and infrastructure upgrades — so the city is hoping voters will approve a tax extension to make that happen.
Notice was sent out Friday, June 21, that the city is ready with a new Draft Environmental Impact statement about a revamped document governing development citywide.
It's official. The Civic Center Grand Opening has been set for the evening of July 29, with Long Beach's government operating out of the new City Hall the next day.
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.
September is the target for opening the new Main Library downtown, and the search for a name is coming down to the wire with a deadline this Friday, June 21, for suggestions.
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.
Second District Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce is asking for suggestions about what to name the new main library under construction downtown.
A development project similar to Long Beach’s Douglas Park could soon come to the city’s former Boeing C-17 manufacturing plant, a 93-acre plot of land located between the Long Beach Airport and Cherry Avenue.
When the Long Beach Media Collaborative officially convened in 2017, the four publications involved — the Press-Telegram, the Long Beach Post website, the Grunion Gazette and the Long Beach Business Journal — sought to address the divide between those with internet access and those without.
This article is part of “The Housing Divide: Making it in Long Beach,” a series of stories from the Long Beach Media Collaborative examining the impacts of the statewide housing crisis on our city. The Collaborative was initiated by the Long Beach Community Foundation and is funded by the Kn…
Long Beach’s southwest First District is now without a voting City Council member, as Lena Gonzalez vacated her seat on the panel and was sworn into the state Senate Wednesday, June 12.
It’s official: Long Beach landlords will soon be required to pay tenants who are forced to relocate through no fault of their own, including through a 10% or higher rent hike.
For decades, high-powered speedboats have congregated each summer for at least one weekend of racing at Long Beach's Marine Stadium.
The election for the state Senate’s 33rd District has come and gone — and now its results will trigger another day at the ballot box for some Long Beach voters.
Democrat Lena Gonzalez defeated Republican Jack Guerrero Tuesday in a special election to choose a new state senator to represent communities along the 710 Freeway in southeast Los Angeles County.
Long Beach saw a slight uptick in the number of homeless people this year compared with 2017, according to data published Tuesday, June 4, though city officials described those numbers as essentially flat because they fell within the margin of error.
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.
School’s out for summer, but there’s still plenty to reading to do at Long Beach Public Libraries, including the soon-to-open new main branch downtown.
More than 300 concerned residents were on hand last Thursday, May 23, at Long Beach Yacht Club to hear the city's plan to resolve parking problems around Alamitos Bay.
Long Beach officials hosted a breakfast this week intended as a display of appreciation for its employees — but those workers had their own message to send.
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.
Long Beach took another step on Tuesday toward requiring landlords to pay tenants if they’re required to move through no fault of their own — including by a 10% or higher rent increase.
A meeting postponed in March to talk about parking and traffic circulation around Alamitos Bay will take place this Thursday, May 23.
In what has become an annual event during kitten season, Mayor Robert Garcia and the city's Animal Care Services will invade the City Hall lobby next week offering cute kittens for adoption.
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 …
It’s been more than a year since the Long Beach Water Department staked out its position in favor of merging with the city’s Gas and Oil Department — and water commissioners still have their eye on just such a consolidation.
The closure of a mid-20th century symbol of oil wealth in and around Long Beach has Long Beach Heritage interested in launching a campaign to save the Bixby Knolls building.
Long Beach’s top cop wants body-worn cameras to go Police Department-wide, after seeing positive results during a one-year pilot program, the chief wrote in a memo to the city manager and City Council last month.
Mayor Robert Garcia will combine his promotion of Long Beach's bicycle culture with an advertisement for impacts of the Measure A sales tax hike this Saturday, May 18.
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.
California Senate Bill 50 was written to help address the state’s housing crisis by incentivizing more building near transit corridors and in “jobs-rich” areas. But Long Beach is not on board with it.