A Muslim civil liberties group sued the city of Long Beach and its police chief today on behalf of a woman who allegedly had her religious head scarf forcibly removed by a local police officer.
Preliminary estimates of express lane toll revenue on an expanded Interstate 405 were presented this week to the Orange County Transportation Authority’s board, including several options for pricing.
Now that the Long Beach primary election is past, campaigns for and against the Measures A and B sales tax increase on the June 7 ballot have ramped up.
City Auditor Laura Doud released a report Tuesday detailing the impact her office has made over the last five years, saying that the city has made changes resulting in “$80 million of city revenue being more secure” due to her office’s recommendations.
After an outreach project and a vote by some of the Third District’s youngest constituents, the Youth Participatory Budget committee is moving forward with a sports court at Marina Vista Park.
Dr. Mauro Tomo reopened beaches at Colorado Lagoon and Mother’s Beach Friday afternoon after they had been closed to swimming since Wednesday due to a sewage spill.
A $100,000 study to find ways to ease parking issues in Belmont Shore is underway, and consultants will talk about the process with residents at a meeting tonight, Thursday.
After some extra due diligence regarding a subcontractor providing synthetic turf for a soccer field, city staff recommended and City Council approved Tuesday a $2,865,083 contract for development of the Drake/Chavez soccer fields and greenbelt.
A second update of late ballots being counted confirmed Eighth District Councilman Al Austin's primary victory, and now has Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews requesting a recount to see if he can get over the 50% threshold.
A draft Environmental Impact Review released Thursday concludes that the Belmont Beach & Aquatic Center can be built without environmental damage with sufficient mitigation measures.
Army Corps of Engineers experts came to town last week to formally start the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study and heard Long Beach residents say they wanted everything from sinking the breakwater 30 feet below the ocean surface to enhancing the habitat already exist…
A long-awaited draft Environmental Impact Review will be released today for the proposed Belmont Beach & Aquatics Center, the replacement for the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool.
School board incumbents won easily and the one City College trustee who had been elected before waltzed to another term, while two of the three City Council seats will be decided in a runoff on June 7.
Representatives for three City Council districts might be decided next Tuesday night — two seats on both the Long Beach Unified School District board and the Long Beach City College board of trustees definitely will be done that same night.
Lyon Housing, the owner of the Pumpkin Patch east of the Marketplace shopping center on Pacific Coast Highway, has agreed to pay the city’s consulting costs for a proposal to move oil operations from the Los Cerritos Wetlands on the other side of Second Street.
A half-dome of transparent material covering a full-sized pool, a diving well and more — with another full-sized pool just outside — is the vision for a replacement of the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool.
A tax-incentive program similar to those used to attract or keep auto dealerships and other large retailers may be around the corner for new hotels coming to Long Beach.
City Auditor Laura Doud and her staff have won a national award for their audit of police and fire dispatch operators in Long Beach.
A three-year study of the Long Beach Breakwater and the San Pedro Bay Ecosystem gets underway publicly next Thursday with a public meeting.
A replacement for the Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan (SEADIP) is out and available for comment before the draft Environmental Impact Report process begins.
A railyard project near west Long Beach was derailed Wednesday when a Superior Court judge threw out the Environmental Impact Review.
City Council members anxious to not start a bidding process over again instead asked for a short independent review of the process used to choose a contractor to collect recyclables in the city.
Long Beach’s Sixth District City Council race pits three political newcomers against a nine-year incumbent — but the incumbent’s name will not appear on the primary ballot.
The Long Beach branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Youth and College Chapters and LB Deltas are hosting their 2016 Meet and Greet The Candidates Running For Office at 3:15 p.m. this Sunday, March 20, at Ernest McBride Sr. Park, 1550 Martin Luther King Jr
As promised several months ago, street sweeping changes eliminating early morning hours are on the way to parking-impacted Alamitos Beach in the southern part of the city.
The Michelle Obama Library Topping Off Event took place Saturday in North Long Beach, Calif. with Councilmember Rex Richardson and Mayor Robert Garcia on hand for the ceremony.
Friday afternoons long have been notorious for being the time when firings, separations and other bad personnel news is released to the public.
City Council members derailed a 10-year contract to pick up the city’s residential recycling materials Tuesday, asking for an audit of the bidding process instead.
Long Beach’s City Council got some good budget news Tuesday afternoon — there’s really no news about the Fiscal 2016 budget.
Griselda Suarez says collaboration comes naturally to her, and she expects to be doing a lot of it in her new job.
A new partnership has been formed between Friends of the Long Beach Municipal Band and the Long Beach Community Foundation to help raise a promised $30,000 to pay for a sixth week of concerts this summer.
A public meeting tonight, Thursday, will reveal detailed plans for development of the southern portion of the Pacific Electric Right of Way Greenbelt.
Medical marijuana advocate Larry King has withdrawn his support of one proposed ballot initiative and joined forces with those circulating what is being called the Kelton Initiative.
After one more addition to further strengthen a citizen oversight committee and make sure revenue is spent as the council is promising, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward with a 1¢ sales tax ballot initiative on June 7.
A second tax initiative — this one an $850 million bond issue for Long Beach City College — is on its way to the June 7 ballot for Long Beach residents.
Two different ballot initiatives to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in Long Beach are working their ways through the city attorney and city clerk’s offices, and advocates could be on the streets collecting signatures next month.
Work is beginning this week to remake Alamitos Avenue between its start near Pacific Coast Highway to the city’s newest park — Gumbiner Park south of Seventh Street.
With one tweak — a citizen oversight committee — Long Beach’s City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a plan by Mayor Robert Garcia, with support from former mayors Bob Foster and Beverly O’Neill, proposing a 1¢ sales tax increase be put on the June ballot.