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.
“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.”
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.
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.
A smart phone app that can warn you when your parking meter is about to run out, then lets you pay from that app, is expanding to Belmont Shore.
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.
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.
Eagle Hospitality Trust, which oversees several corporations that operate the Queen Mary and own hotels in Pasadena, Anaheim and Palm Desert, filed a motion in federal court on Tuesday, March 9, to auction off several of its properties, including its lease for the legendary ship that makes i…
California's convention and hospitality industry was left out of Gov. Gavin Newsom's Blueprint for a Safer Economy, and members let him know last week they are not pleased.
A partnership boasting several successful movies among them have purchased rights to the Queen Mary's multiple stories, and announced Monday, March 1, that a trilogy of horror movies is in the works.
Southland Credit Union, which operates in Los Angeles and Orange counties, has donated more than $100,000 in computer equipment and software to the Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department.
Belmont Shore Business Association officers have tapped entrepreneur Jessie Artigue as the agency's next executive director.
For the last six weeks, a nondescript building on Studebaker Road has quietly been sucking up electricity, then doling it back out when needed.
Some Bixby Knolls businesses are set to get a temporary boost from Long Beach, with an expansion of the city’s Open Streets program — but it will also impact traffic.
Lola’s Mexican Cuisine customer Tank Gonzales is spreading the word, telling everyone to “make their lives better” with the new birria dishes at Lola’s.
With outdoor dining an option again, along with personal services, the term “pent-up demand” has been used lately not only in on-site dining but travel, hair care, and other industries.
After multiple violent incidents in recent years, including an attempted homicide, a sexual battery and fights, Taco Beach on Pine Avenue in Long Beach had its liquor license revoked on Monday, Feb. 1, officials said.
Two grocery stores in Long Beach will close in April in response to the City Council’s recent vote to mandate extra pay for grocery workers amid the pandemic.
Several business and services that have been closed in Long Beach to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus — including salons, barber shops, tattoo parlors, museums, zoos, aquariums and outdoor dining — can reopen soon.
Workers at large grocery stores in Long Beach are now entitled to an extra $4 per hour because of the hazards the city says they face amid the coronavirus pandemic — though the “Hero Pay” wage bump apparently faces a legal challenge, even as other Southern California cities consider similar …
More than two dozen companies associated with Urban Commons, the real estate firm that has been tasked with managing the Queen Mary and owns hotels across Southern California — including in Pasadena, Anaheim and Palm Desert — have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Residents of historic Carroll Park went into an appeal hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 6, armed with documentation showing the city itself required construction in the area to have a certificate of appropriateness saying the work would fit in with the rest of the historic area.