On the former NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation," Pawnee city employees devoted an entire day to over-the-top spending and personal pampering. The characters’ catchphrase, “treat yo self,” instantly became a part of popular culture.
California's Office of Historic Preservation has sided with Native American tribes trying to force Cal State Long Beach to clean up construction debris dumped on Puvungna, a 22-acre parcel on campus considered sacred to the Gabrielino/Tongva tribe and others.
The southern water entrance to the Naples Canals from Alamitos Bay is open again after a year of construction to repair and replace more than 2,000 feet of seawall.
An updated master land use plan for southeast Long Beach, including the Los Cerritos Wetlands, will get what could be its final hearing in the approval process next Thursday, Oct. 8.
A virtual panel series focusing on the future of sustainable seafood launches this month and runs through November. The Aquarium of the Pacific is presenting the series to viewers for free.
Citing worldwide changes in the recycling industry and a reduction in demand for some types of materials, the city of Long Beach announced last Thursday, Sept. 24, it will no longer accept some plastics and cartons in its residential and commercial recycling program.
In 2013, a year after Eighth District Councilman Al Austin first took office, Long Beach received a $3 million grant to improve the western end of Market Street.
The National Park Service has awarded a $2 million grant to Long Beach for the development of Phase II of Davenport Park, located at Paramount Boulevard and 55th Way, Eighth District Councilman Al Austin announced Thursday, Sept 10.
It's one of those win-win deals — Long Beach's historic 1932 Olympics Boathouse gets some love and maintenance, and the Conservation Corps of Long Beach gets to keep the offices it has been in for almost a quarter century.
An alternative source of electricity focused on renewable energy for Long Beach will be considered Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the next City Council meeting.
Dr. Jerry Schubel was a national leader in the scientific world about all things related to the ocean when he came to Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific in 2002.
According to Smithsonian magazine, the first forks were used in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Forks were only used as cooking tools and it wasn’t until the Middle Ages that a smaller version was used for eating.
Gov. Gavin Newsom's order closing indoor commercial activities has pushed more than restaurant visitors outside — the Aquarium of the Pacific has opted to stay open with only open sky exhibits open.
As expected, the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority has extended the time people and agencies have to comment on the draft Environmental Impact Report for restoration of the wetlands.
A draft Environmental Impact Report is being reviewed as part of an ambitious restoration plan for the Los Cerritos Wetlands in southeast Long Beach.
A state Coastal Commission investigation has concluded Long Beach violated the Coastal Act last week by having a contractor trim palm trees on the Peninsula when there were multiple active Great Blue Heron nests there.
Tree trimming crews came to the Peninsula on Wednesday, May 6, and began working in the palms along Ocean Boulevard — a clear violation of Long Beach's coastal permit.
A years-in-the-making project to replace the Shoemaker Bridge, which connects drivers from Shoreline Drive and Seventh Street in downtown Long Beach to the 710 Freeway, took another step forward Tuesday, April 21.
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…
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.
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.
A public meeting to review the draft Environmental Impact Review for restoration of the Los Cerritos Wetlands has been revamped to be conducted online.
Two eight-story apartment/condominium buildings with 580 residential units and first floor retail space will replace Long Beach's old City Hall.
A Sound Garden in north Long Beach was envisioned in November 2018 as the completion of one project and an enhancement to another.
Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier long has been the subject of renovation, improvement or rebuild discussions among Long Beach officials and users.
A $300,000 pilot study underway now could offer an answer to moving sand to the Peninsula beach without huge earthmover trucks driving up and down.
Battery-electric buses have been on Long Beach streets for almost four years. Purchased from Build Your Dreams (BYD), a China-based auto manufacturer, Long Beach Transit rolled out its initial battery-electric buses along downtown streets in March 2016.
Early Wednesday morning, the Long Beach City Council voted unanimously to send a revised Belmont Beach Aquatic Center plan to the California Coastal Commission, denying appeals and approving local changes along the way.