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.
Richard Branson’s Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, Jan. 17, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said.
Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach, has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Los Angeles branch board of directors.
A tent near Lakewood Avenue on Long Beach Airport's remote parking lot now houses a COVID-19 testing site aimed at people flying to Hawaii.
For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific is offering live, online tours of sea otter, sea lion and seal exhibits.
A new webinar series aiming to assist small business owners starts today, thanks to the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce and DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management.
A developer who broke new ground last fall with plans to convert a single-family home into a property with 11 bedrooms near Cal State Long Beach now has a second development in the pipeline.
A proposal to build an aerial tram system in downtown Long Beach will likely move forward early next year, as the developers behind the idea say they have secured private funding to conduct an initial study.
Ocean Boulevard. residents reported that the 1060-foot Carnival Panorama, flagship of Carnival Cruise Line, entered Long Beach waters at about 7 a.m. this morning, Tuesday.
The Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees has appointed Robyn Gordon-Peterson as their representative on the Long Beach City College Personnel Commission.
Long Beach restaurateur John Morris (Boathouse by the Bay) suggests we all get takeout at least three nights a week to help support the local restaurant industry. One advantage to taking meals home is that you aren’t limited to just one restaurant.
Long Beach Antique Market organizers announced Monday morning that its monthly antique market, scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 20, has been postponed.
When another federal stimulus package comes out, Long Beach will spend at least $5 million of it to help restaurants, breweries and bars that have been impacted by coronavirus-related closures.
Southern California will likely soon be under a stay-at-home order, after state officials reported late Friday, Dec. 4, that the region’s intensive care unit bed capacity fell below 15%.
Long Beach business owners, employees and residents rallied together at the 2ND & PCH shopping center, in the southeastern portion of the city, on Wednesday, Dec. 2, to challenge the recent tightening of business restrictions intended to slow a second surge of the coronavirus, arguing th…
With mandated restaurant closures and supply chain struggles, 2020 has been devastating for many people in the food service industry. But for some, this year’s “safer-at-home” restrictions have offered an impetus to explore new opportunities.
City Council approved zoning changes for Atlantic Avenue and Artesia Boulevard in north Long Beach last week, paving the way for new development while making the area more friendly for residents.
Small Business Saturday began a decade ago as a bit of a gimmick to convince shoppers to use the American Express credit card in smaller retail shops.
Dine Out Long Beach will stretch over two weeks in 2021, and as a push to support restaurants, sponsorships are being sought this year.
Long Beach will join the rest of Los Angeles County in shutting down all in-person dining for at least three weeks effective Wednesday, Nov. 25, as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in the city continue to surge.
The number of coronavirus cases in Long Beach continued to surge Thursday, Nov. 19, as city officials tightened restrictions on businesses and gatherings — aligning with new county and state orders to prevent the further spread of the virus.
Lower income Long Beach residents are faring far worse than their higher income neighbors in the ongoing economic recovery from the coronavirus-induced recession.
A complete rebuild of Artesia Boulevard through Long Beach took a big step Tuesday night when the City Council approved a $2.3 million contract for engineering design.
Southwest Airlines will soon offer direct flights to Honolulu from Long Beach Airport, the airline announced Thursday, Nov. 19. Beginning in March 2021, Long Beach Airport will join Oakland, San Jose, Sacramento and San Diego as Southwest gateways to Hawaii.
A new mixed-use development project, consisting of 138 rental units spread across two five-story buildings, is coming to Pacific Coast Highway between Pacific and Cedar avenues in Central Long Beach.
Long Beach could soon change rules requiring property owners who want to rent out rooms on sites like Airbnb to be present throughout the guest’s stay.