Bestswimwear has opened in the former Diane’s Beachwear site at 5239 E. Second St. in Belmont Shore, and according to Diane’s founder Diane Biggs, “the passing of the baton will appear seamless to customers.”
Gaslamp Music + Bar + Kitchen owner Michael Neufeld wasted no time in booking dozens of acts after being told by city officials earlier this month that it was finally okay for restaurants to have live music again after reopening in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic — as long as they…
On May 31, Saundra Christmas’ landlord called to say that her shop, one of the few black-owned businesses in Long Beach, had just been looted.
James Cordova has been elected by his fellow partners as the Managing Partner of Windes, the accounting and advisory form. Cordova has been Windes since 1991. He succeeds John Di Carlo, who will remain on the board of directors and continue to work with clients and on special projects.
With her usual practice sites closed down, two-time Olympic medalist April Ross managed to build her own beach volleyball court with supplies she picked up at Home Depot.
More than a year of tension between doctors and administrators at Long Beach’s St. Mary Medical Center came to a head this week, as medical staff filed a lawsuit against the hospital and its operator, Dignity Health.
Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific will reopen to the public Sunday, June 14 — exactly three months after it was closed in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Gyms, fitness centers, swimming pools, campgrounds, day camps, beach parking lots, museums, galleries, hotels and short-term rentals in Long Beach — along with the Aquarium of the Pacific — will be able to reopen Friday, June 12.
After 28 years in business on Second Street in Belmont Shore, Marsha Jeffer has sold the Shore Business Center, Mail Boxes Etc. at 5318 E. Second St.
It is not easy to find reliable care for loved ones. Dana Crompton interviewed several different boarding facilities before she found a place where she could board her beloved Bassador (Basset Hound/Labrador) pup.
Circle Marina Speedwash, 4800 E. Pacific Coast Highway near Ximeno Avenue, is celebrating its grand opening by giving every customer a free car wash any day between now and June 14. Monday, the state-of-the-art car wash officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the enviro…
When the coronavirus pandemic came crashing into town in mid-March, Long Beach hospitals do what they always do in a crisis —pivot to deal with those in need of help.
Long Beach hair salons and barber shops can reopen for business, and restaurants can once again allow customers to dine indoors, officials announced Friday, May 29.
Just a few hours after Los Angeles County got approval from the state to open restaurant dining rooms that had been shut down due to the pandemic on Friday, May 29, Long Beach followed suit to allow dine-in for restaurants in the city.
It still wasn’t completely normal, but for some retail shoppers in Long Beach, being inside a retail shop may have even felt a little nostalgic Thursday as some retail stores allowed customers inside for the first time since mid-March.
Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach, has been appointed LA County Economic Resiliency Task Force, and will chair the Commodities and Goods Movement working group.
Things have been happening at Riley’s on Second and owner Mike Ellis has been busy during the stay at home order. Ellis has a new business partner, former PGA player and local golfing legend John Mallinger, who lives in Spinnaker Bay and plays out of Virginia Country Club.
Pacific Gateway has been a source of workforce innovation since the public agency was formed — Workforce Innovation Network is literally part of its name.
Businesses and pedestrians in Long Beach may soon be able to make better use of some of the city’s streets, sidewalks and parking lots, as officials consider opening them up for public use.
Catalina, the island just 26 miles off the Long Beach shore, relies on tourism for the vast majority of their economy, according to Jim Luttjohann, President & CEO of the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau.
Earlier this week, Mayor Robert Garcia announced an amendment to the Safer at Home Health Order, saying retail shops, public trails and parks and dealership showrooms could open Friday, May 8 — but with restrictions.
Back in the days when Mark and Maralyn DiPiazza operated Java Lanes, Steve Guillen worked as a young promoter for their events. Eventually, Guillen established a business in the bar and entertainment field, but his long-term goal was to own DiPiazza.
The Queen Mary has suspended operations due to the statewide stay-at-home order to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus, the ship’s operator announced Thursday, May 7.
Community Hospital of Long Beach officials said in late March they were "days away" from opening the east-side hospital, and it figured into Gov. Gavin Newsom's equation of increasing hospital beds to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
For at least two decades, summer in Belmont Shore has been highlighted by Stroll & Savor two nights a month, with people sampling restaurant specialties up and down Second Street.
As the coronavirus pandemic and associated stay at home restrictions continue, Long Beach restaurant owners continue to find ways to serve the public and keep the doors open.
With non-essential commerce on hiatus, local business owners have been making wise use of down time by enhancing communications, upgrading and maintaining infrastructure as well as finding innovative ways to serve their customers.
Long Beach City Council's Economic Development and Finance Committee, chaired by Ninth District Councilman Rex Richardson, will conduct a teleconference hearing Thursday, April 30, to talk about recovery from the coronavirus shutdown.
Cheers to the weekend — a freedom has emerged in this time of illness and restriction: restaurants and bars can now sell beer, wine, and cocktails “to go.”
Clean surfaces is one of the top recommendations for fighting the coronavirus, and Molly Maid of Long Beach/South Bay remains open and working, owner Kathy Kuiper said.
Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price has set up an online survey and plans to host four small video conferences to hear the public's preferences regarding lifting restrictions in place to fight the coronavirus pandemic.