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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Dan Lipton, publisher of TravelHost Beach Cities, which includes Long Beach, has been named president of the national TravelHost Advisory Board.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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