Dozens of raccoons have contracted distemper, a viral disease that dogs can also catch, leading Long Beach officials on Thursday, April 15, to declare an outbreak, primarily in the eastern portion of the city.
Downtown Long Beach Alliance has begun distributing $225,000 of city COVID-19 relief money to reimburse costs incurred by eatery and bar owners to move operations outside.
As the Queen Mary’s operator, Urban Commons, attempts to free itself from its contract with Long Beach in ongoing bankruptcy proceedings, the city is seeking compensation for what officials say are several failures by the firm.
Plans for a self-storage facility and RV park along the Los Angeles River in Long Beach will move forward, despite pushback from several community organizations.
Work has begun to widen the southbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway from Second Street, in front of the 2ND&PCH center in Long Beach.
It is known all too well that in the last 14 months of coronavirus shutdowns, many are suffering with food and housing insecurity, job losses, isolation and the challenges of being educated from home with insufficient technology. But one issue not discussed as much is the falloff in the repo…
Long Beach's shoreline will once again have food and drink for sale from city-owned concession stands, with most of those reopening this summer after a one-year hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic.
While COVID-19 vaccines become more widespread and regulations slowly ease, there still is a demand for youth activities online. Here are some options from Long Beach groups happening this month.
Graffiti was found scrawled on parts of the Long Beach Convention Center on Monday morning, April 12, in the wake of the city’s recent agreement to temporarily house migrant children there sometime in the next couple of weeks.
“I was heartbroken when they closed on March 31 of 2019. It was like losing a friend," former Bixby Knolls resident Marty Devitt said. “I learned to swim there. We spent holidays at the club, attending parties, and I celebrated my 21st birthday in the Red Room.”
Long Beach has a plan to develop a new park along its portion of the Los Angeles River — but activists who have pushed for more green space in the area say the proposal doesn’t go far enough.
The cargo surge continues in the twin ports, with the Port of Long Beach reporting its busiest month on record in March — capping off its best quarter ever.
Long Beach's Chamber of Commerce last week announced this year's Entrepreneur of the Year winners, with award presentations planned on April 29.
While the duck pond in El Dorado Park just off Studebaker Road long has been a popular spot for families — especially those with young children — it also long has been a challenge for city maintenance and management crews.
Federal officials now have Long Beach’s permission to use the city’s Convention Center to temporarily house up to 1,000 migrant children.
Long Beach has taken a step forward in assessing the possibility of transferring Pier H in the Port of Long Beach — which includes the Queen Mary — to be overseen by the Board of Harbor Commissioners.
The Long Beach Convention Center likely will transform into a temporary migrant shelter in the coming days or weeks, as the United States deals with an ongoing crisis at the southern border, with a surge in unaccompanied minors.
Long Beach officials have been asked by federal officials about the availability of the Long Beach Convention Center to potentially house children crossing the border from Mexico, but nothing has gone beyond the discussion stage.
In 2020, life went online. Between 2019 and 2020, phone usage jumped from three hours to four hours per day, according to App Annie. For work and entertainment, screens became invaluable quarantine resources.
City Prosecutor Doug Haubert went public last week about the Multi-Cultural Advisory Commission he has formed to help improve diversity in his office.
A woman was shot and killed by police in Long Beach after she allegedly pointed a rifle at officers while standing at the door of a home Friday morning, April 2, authorities said.
Long Beach's City Council will consider Tuesday whether to ask the Port of Long Beach and its Harbor Commission to take responsibility for the troubled Queen Mary and surrounding land.
“One bite at a time” is how Kim Thompson, the director of Seafood for the Future for Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific, suggests we all change our behavior to be both socially and environmentally conscious. She suggests simple changes — like instead of a burger for lunch, occasionally opt…
Seven Long Beach high school seniors will receive $1,500 scholarships from the Long Beach Grand Prix Foundation even though the coronavirus pandemic cancelled the group's 2020 fund-raising events.
Jewish Long Beach, Alpert Jewish Community Center and Long Beach Hillel are honoring Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 11, on Zoom and Facebook Live.
Vice Mayor Rex Richardson announced today, Monday, he will ask the City Council to rename the new Houghton Park Community Center for Doris Topsy-Elvord.
Since its founding more than two decades ago, Long Beach-based Algalita Marine Research and Education has sought to understand the relationship plastic pollution plays in the environment — particularly within our oceans.
Just 16 years ago, officials at the Port of Long Beach adopted a Green Port policy, making air and water quality improvements a top priority at the nation's second largest port.
New building projects continue to spring up in Long Beach, despite the hurdles many developers have had to overcome during the coronavirus pandemic — but one forthcoming project in the city will be built specifically because of the crisis.
Long Beach Transit's board of directors is set to take another step toward a zero emissions bus fleet today, Thursday, March 25, by ordering 20 battery electric buses at a cost of almost $23 million.