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.

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.

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Sept. 18, a wildfire on the other side of Los Angeles for most of the month, the continuing COVID-19 pandemic — and September is National Preparedness Month.

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. 

Voters will decide if Long Beach increases its oil tax to fund racial equity programs. The city’s Measure US is on the ballot for the Nov. 3 election.

Within the next few weeks, the Gerald Desmond Replacement Bridge will likely open, providing motorists with spectacular views of the ocean, Long Beach, LA’s Harbor Area — and beyond.

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.

Literally hundreds of neighborhood advocates and activists have got their start in the Long Beach Neighborhood Leadership Program since 1992, and a little thing like a pandemic wasn't going to get in the way of another class graduating in 2020.

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.

Long Beach has reached a tentative agreement with five of its labor groups that would save $2.74 million from the city’s general fund in the next fiscal year — which could help address a projected $30 million deficit in the budget.

Long Beach City Council members and community members alike appear divided on the question of whether the Police Department should see significant cuts in next year’s budget.

Megan Kerr resigned as vice president LBUSD’s Board of Education Wednesday night, Aug. 5, and then nominated panel member Juan Benitez to replace her — but he declined to accept the role, in a show of unity after weeks of controversy over the annual-and-normally-routine leadership change.

“It feels like we are somewhere in Europe.” Christine and Carl Bloom said last week as they were finishing up their al fresco Italian lunch at Domenico’s Pizza on Second Street in Belmont Shore.

Nearly two months after the Long Beach City Council first approved the “framework for reconciliation” process to address racial inequalities, the city published its first report on what needs to change — and how to do it.

A long-delayed, never-published draft report examining Long Beach police operations found the department hadn’t adopted “community policing” practices in 2018 despite the police chief’s assurances that the practice was a priority. The incomplete report, released in draft form by city officia…

Long Beach’s bike share program kicked off again Monday, July 27, after being suspended for four months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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