A years-long effort to revitalize the Los Angeles River took a step forward on Wednesday, Jan. 13, when county officials released the draft version of the updated LA River Master Plan.
Cal State Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley issued a video statement Wednesday, Jan. 13, saying that the university has no plans to build anything on 22 acres of historic Puvungna tribal land on campus.
Army Corps of Engineers officials will meet online next Tuesday with members of the Long Beach Boat Owners Association and other stakeholders to talk about a plan to add rocky reefs and kelp beds along the Long Beach shore.
A study detailing environmental impacts of restoration efforts at the Los Cerritos Wetlands (LCW) was unanimously certified Thursday, Jan. 7, by the LCW Authority.
Long Beach is one step closer to implementing its Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, a years-in-the-making document that will guide the city’s sustainability policies for years to come.
A meeting of the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority is set for 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, with final certification of the Program Environmental Impact Report near the end of a heavy agenda.
All beaches in Long Beach were temporarily closed Saturday, Dec. 26, after 50,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the Los Cerritos Channel, city health officials said.
Every year just after Christmas, the city's Public Works Department sets up locations for people to drop off their Christmas trees so they can be turned into mulch.
Plans for a 3-story self-storage facility on a vacant lot bordering the Los Angeles River in Long Beach will move forward, despite community pushback.
Concerned that meeting noticing requirements had not been met, the state Coastal Commission late Friday postponed a hearing about approval of the Belmont Beach and Aquatic Center.
An $85 million Belmont Beach and Aquatics Center, planned on the site of the demolished Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, will be before the California Coastal Commission next Thursday, Dec. 10.
In an email at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority cancelled its Dec. 3 board meeting, where the Environmental Impact Report for restoration plans was set to be certified.
A $300,000 study this spring has apparently proven pumping sand and water from one beach to the Peninsula isn't feasible — but there may be hope for another option.
A decade ago, the State Water Resources Control Board decreed that electricity providers had to stop using water to cool their generating plants.
For years, the Heal the Bay Foundation dissed Long Beach’s Colorado Lagoon for its poor water quality. In 2010-2011, the lagoon earned a spot on the group’s Beach Bummer list due to consistently poor water quality.
An annual native plant sale long has been a highlight at El Dorado Nature Center, and city officials have come up with a way to continue the sale despite coronavirus restrictions.
A plan calling for everything from alternative fuel vehicles to an approach of "managed retreat" from the coast is expected to come before the Long Beach City Council in December of January for final approval.
Third District Councilmember Suzie Price will host a community meeting Thursday, Oct. 29, to talk about the planned open channel between Colorado Lagoon and Marine Stadium.
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…