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.
City officials will try to answer an often debated question next week with the 12th annual Bike and Pedestrian Count, but they say they need help.
Two scientists specializing in sea level rise will speak Oct. 7 at the Aquarium of the Pacific about expected impacts at Belmont Shore and the Peninsula.
Long Beach's Development Services Department has released a notice that it plans to file a "Mitigated Negative Declaration" to cover environmental issues related to Carnival Cruise Lines' expansion of the dock next to the Long Beach Cruise Terminal.
Construction crews have taken over Marina Drive from Second Street to Studebaker Road between the Alamitos Bay Marina parking lot and the under-construction 2nd & PCH center.