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.
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.
Valentine's Day is the perfect holiday for showing off love to a significant other with flowers and gifts.
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.
Long Beach’s current policy on short-term rentals is an unenforced ban — but you wouldn’t know it by perusing sites like Airbnb, which boast more than 1,000 homes for temporary visitors to the city.
The Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority has cancelled a meeting set for Thursday, Jan. 23, to review plans to restore Los Cerritos Wetlands — including a draft Environmental Impact Report — because the report's release has been delayed.
Dine LBC, the group that organizes a citywide nine-day restaurant event in August, is sponsoring a one-time-only showing of the late Anthony Bourdain's "Wasted!: The Story of Food Waste" documentary this Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Art Theatre.
Long Beach City Health Officer Dr. Anissa Davis issued an order Monday morning closing Long Beach beaches to swimming due to a sewage spill Sunday.
A new $900 million electricity generating facility in Long Beach is nearly ready to go online, but the older, taller generators along Studebaker Road will remain standing for at least three more years.
People can shred paper items and recycle e-waste (old computers, keyboards, iPads, laptops and more), for free from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Hughes Middle School, 3846 California Ave.
A first step to approving a reduced Belmont Beach and Aquatics Center takes place Thursday, Dec. 19, with a hearing before the Long Beach Planning Commission.
Coyote sightings and encounters are on the rise in Long Beach as winter approaches, and the Animal Care Services Bureau has some tips on handling the wild animals.
Two meetings on Nov. 13 will be used to unveil a draft feasibility report and Environmental Impact Report for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work to deepen channels and add a new channel and turning basin in the Port of Long Beach.
Long Beach experienced more sanitary sewer overflows — which can impact environmental and public health — than most similarly sized cities in recent years. But the city’s Health and Human Services Department, along with its Water Department, is working to change that.
Special needs children have unique abilities and unique challenges, so parents must become highly attuned experts, ready to handle any issue.
Tales about college students subsisting on a diet of ramen noodles and mac and cheese have been joked about for ages. But food insecurity — the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food — is no laughing matter.