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Another step toward a refurbished Bixby Park should get underway next month, according to the city's Public Works director, Craig Beck.

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Firefighters assigned to Fire Station 9, in Long Beach’s Los Cerritos neighborhood, have been living in trailers outside another nearby station since their home base shut down in June because of mold.

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Work on the Vincent Thomas Bridge (SR47) will continue to close the route between Long Beach and San Pedro nightly, the state Department of Transportation announced.

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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.

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The Port of Long Beach faced its share of challenges last year — with the ramifications of the U.S.-China trade war topping the list — but the facility has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future.

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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.

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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.

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Rumors of the death of Second Street are greatly exaggerated, according to Matt Peterson, president of the Belmont Shore Parking and Business Improvement Advisory Commission and a partner in Legends Sports Bar on Second Street.

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It’s no secret that the Queen Mary has seen better days — but Long Beach, along with the ship’s operator, has a plan to resurrect its former glory.

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The new year is almost upon us, and that means a slew of new laws will take effect in California on Jan. 1. Each year around this time, On the Road shares with our readers information about new driving-related laws or changes to driving and traffic laws that are already on the books. The Dep…

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A spending plan of just more than $5 million was approved last week to create the first phase of the Atlantic Avenue Bridge Community — a year-round homeless shelter and service center in north Long Beach.

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Long Beach's Health and Human Services Department has issued a call for volunteers to participate in the 2020 Point In Time Count of people experiencing homelessness.

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Television programs like "Chicago Fire" and "Station 19" show male and female firefighters in fairly equal numbers. However, the reality of female representation is dramatically different from Hollywood’s portrayal.