The Port of Long Beach faced its share of challenges last year — with the ramifications of the U.S.-China trade war topping the list — but the facility has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future.
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.
Hours before the sun peeks above the horizon on Thursday, Jan. 23, hundreds of volunteers will huddle in the Long Beach Multi-Service Center, on the west side, to prepare to hit the city’s streets, parks and beaches.
Work on the Vincent Thomas Bridge (SR47) will continue to close the route between Long Beach and San Pedro nightly, the state Department of Transportation announced.
Rumors of the death of Second Street are greatly exaggerated, according to Matt Peterson, president of the Belmont Shore Parking and Business Improvement Advisory Commission and a partner in Legends Sports Bar on Second Street.
Long Beach activist Zoe Nicholson is in Richmond, Virginia, this week sitting in the gallery for the state’s historic vote on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
It’s no secret that the Queen Mary has seen better days — but Long Beach, along with the ship’s operator, has a plan to resurrect its former glory.
Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price announced Monday that she will sponsor a bus Tuesday, Jan. 21, to take people from Leeway Sailing Center to City Hall.
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.
Fewer animals were euthanized in Long Beach’s animal shelter last year, officials announced this week. But advocates said the city could do better.
Long Beach may be barred from transferring surplus money from its utilities fund to its general fund — despite voters approving the practice in June 2018.
The Queen Mary has sat just off Long Beach’s shoreline for more than 50 years. And for almost half that time, Edward Pribonic has been tasked with inspecting it.
The new year is almost upon us, and that means a slew of new laws will take effect in California on Jan. 1. Each year around this time, On the Road shares with our readers information about new driving-related laws or changes to driving and traffic laws that are already on the books. The Dep…
A long-expected affordable housing bond paid for by Long Beach property owners will be debated Tuesday at the first City Council meeting of the new year.
Quieter airplanes, or at least airplanes being flown more quietly, will mean more commercial flights allowed per day next year at the Long Beach Airport.
A spending plan of just more than $5 million was approved last week to create the first phase of the Atlantic Avenue Bridge Community — a year-round homeless shelter and service center in north Long Beach.
Long Beach's Health and Human Services Department has issued a call for volunteers to participate in the 2020 Point In Time Count of people experiencing homelessness.
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.
Television programs like "Chicago Fire" and "Station 19" show male and female firefighters in fairly equal numbers. However, the reality of female representation is dramatically different from Hollywood’s portrayal.
State inspections and approvals have been moving slower than the firm trying to reopen Community Hospital of Long Beach expected, and even a tentative date for the final inspection has been pushed to January or later.
After being bombarded with complaints during installation last month of parking meters along Fourth Street, city officials halted implementation to look again at the plan.
A new, smaller design for the Belmont Beach Aquatic Center — one expected to pass muster at the state Coastal Commission — is ready to go to Long Beach's Planning Commission this month.
Long Beach's Public Library Department announced Monday that it will join with the city's Department of Health and Human Services in a pilot project to provide help for homeless people found in the library setting.
The Queen Mary, the jewel of Long Beach’s waterfront, has faced some tough challenges in recent years — and still needs several crucial repairs. So the city auditor is set to investigate the ship’s finances and the lease that governs its operator.
The crowded Long Beach Civic Chambers erupted into cheers and a standing ovation Tuesday evening, Dec. 3, as the City Council gained its newest member.
An expectation of steady rain this Wednesday has prompted city and Convention & Visitors Bureau officials to move the Convention Center tree lighting party to next Monday.
A rash of lawsuits against Belmont Shore businesses, primarily restaurants, is part of an ongoing pattern of Americans with Disabilities Act legal actions for profit, according to prominent Long Beach attorney Michele Dobson.
College classes will be taught at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library beginning next February in a step toward a satellite campus in north Long Beach.
It isn't going to be open in time for the Thanksgiving rainstorm, and work on the building will delay the opening another week, but city officials say the winter emergency shelter for the homeless will be available beginning Saturday, Dec. 7.
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.