To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Long Beach Animal Care Services (LBACS) is currently closed to the public. In the wake of the global pandemic, LBACS is actively seeking homes for its healthy, friendly animals. According to Bureau Manager Staycee Dains, individuals and community groups hav…
The health care giant that operates Long Beach’s St. Mary Medical Center will not renew its contract with emergency room doctors there, executive officials told the medical staff Thursday, April 2.
The real estate industry, struggling with coronavirus-linked limitations, got a boost with its sales business reclassified as an “essential” industry.
Layla Ali-Ahmad, the founder of Beach City Food Tours, lost her six-year battle with breast cancer on March 19. Although she grew up in Irvine, Layla found true connection in Long Beach, where she moved after college.
Wednesday, April 1, the emergency room staff at St Mary Medical Center on Linden Avenue in Long Beach were treated to lunch thanks to the San Pedro Fish Market. Today, Thursday, a crew will be serving 100 hospital employees at Harbor UCLA.
Long Beach businesses are adjusting in order to succeed in the current environment. Many are reinventing their business models, striving to restructure, and doing business in a rapidly changing world.
The Long Beach Unified School District announced Wednesday evening, April 1, that its schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year. Graduation ceremonies have also been canceled.
Southern California has tolerated a dry January — again. February did not bring much, if any, rain. In fact, most places received less than 5% of normal rainfall for the month, making it one of the driest Februaries on record, according to weather service data. Of course, Punxsutawney Phil d…
Virgin Orbit, a Long Beach aerospace company, is waiting federal approval for a new ventilator that it plans to manufacture and distribute to hospitals in the company weeks, according to a statement released Monday, March 30.
I was standing on my front porch this morning thinking how odd it was that my street looked the same as usual but it felt completely different to me. My once cozy, friendly street where I had enjoyed countless hours interacting with family, friends and neighbors was now empty of people and m…
More than 3,100 acres within the city's 50 square miles are developed for recreation. That includes 170 parks. Maintaining it can be expensive.
Toilet paper, hand sanitizer and other hygiene essentials began flying off store shelves weeks ago amid mounting worries over the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Not to worry, retailers and suppliers said, we’re churning out product and cranking up inventory to meet demand.
Transportation services are evolving and adapting to the world’s rapidly changing needs. California’s March 19 “Safer at Home” order keeps residents at home, drastically reducing the daily use of cars, buses, and trains.
Joe Picarelli, who immigrated to the United States from Italy without knowing any English and became one of the most popular restaurateurs in Long Beach, died Sunday, March 22, his brother, Frank Picarelli, said. He was 65.
Approval of Long Beach's Measure A sales tax extension initiative had trailed from release of the first results on the March 3 election to the seventh update on Tuesday, March 24.
One Long Beach police officer and three more firefighters have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, officials announced Friday, March 27. The police officer’s case is one of 16 in Long Beach that were reported Friday; the city’s total count is up to 70.
At approximately 9,600 miles, the Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of the world’s five oceans. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Antarctic Ocean in the south and is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east.
A relief fund activated less than two weeks ago in Long Beach gave out its first $100,000 in grants this Friday, March 27, to help people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Long Beach officials reported Thursday, March 26, that two more firefighters have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of infected firefighters to 10.
Billings Hardware has been the go-to place for Belmont Shore, Naples and Belmont Heights residents for decades when it came to home repair or improvement projects.
P2S Inc. has received two Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of California. The company is being recognizes for its work on the Aquarium of the Pacific Pacific Visions expansion project and for its work on California State University, Long Beach'…
Renters and business owners in Long Beach will soon be temporarily protected from evictions in certain circumstances amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
An emergency city ordinance banning evictions for not paying rent because of coronavirus-related issues will be heard Tuesday, March 24, by the Long Beach City Council.
Bringing to a close a weekend of concern over people ignoring coronavirus-spurred social-distancing rules in public places amid the city’s “Safer at Home” orders, the city of Long Beach closed sports facilities in parks and beaches and urged residents not to gather in open spaces.
As the number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus continues to grow in the city and county, one looming question is how well local hospitals are prepared for the health crisis to potentially surge locally.
No one in Long Beach's homeless population has tested positive for coronavirus so far, but efforts are ramping up to help those willing to receive help as the pandemic continues.
Community Hospital in Long Beach will begin accepting transfer patients this Saturday, March 21, hospital officials have announced.
A public meeting to review the draft Environmental Impact Review for restoration of the Los Cerritos Wetlands has been revamped to be conducted online.
Long Beach followed Los Angeles County in ordering non-essential retail businesses to close Thursday evening, March 19, in the most recent escalation of regulations that have been implemented to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.