A Juneteenth celebration on Long Beach’s Pine Avenue — envisioned to someday become a regional event — received a $10,000 grant from the Port of Long Beach, and plans for the event are quickly moving forward.
Long Beach’s Open Streets program, which has allowed businesses to expand outdoors into sidewalks and parking spaces during the coronavirus pandemic, may become permanent.
Long Beach City Auditor Laura Doud announced Wednesday that her office has received the Exemplary Knighton Award from the Association of Local Government Auditors.
A donation of 8,000 books, toys and other items on Friday, May 7, increased the number of gifts the local tourism bureau has received for the migrant children staying at the Long Beach Convention Center to more than 28,000 — with more than half of that coming within 48 hours.
Councilwoman Suzie Price will talk about Long Beach's many nonprofits later this month with Michelle Byerly, executive director of the Nonprofit Partnership.
Long Beach's main library and three smaller branches around the city will reopen May 18 for personal visits, after being shuttered for more than a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Long Beach is getting close to a project to eliminate one lane in each direction and add a protected bike path on a stretch of Spring Street, with Councilwoman Stacy Mungo, who has spearheaded the effort — estimated to cost $335,000 — saying last week she hopes to have a community meeting wi…
An initial group of migrant children staying at the Long Beach Convention Center could be reunified with their families within the next couple of days, a spokesman for the temporary shelter said on Friday, April 30.
A 2019 children’s book by Vice President Kamala Harris, a copy of which was among thousands of other books donated to a temporary shelter for migrant children in Long Beach, has recently drawn the ire of conservative pundits, publications and officials after multiple news articles inaccurate…
A disease that has devastated citrus groves in parts of Florida and Texas —and made its way to Southern California almost a decade ago — was recently found on a tree in Long Beach, causing a long-imposed quarantine to be extended.
The fight over fair pay and working conditions for grocery workers — who have often been lauded as frontline heroes amid the coronavirus pandemic — has spurred the closure of two grocery stores in Long Beach, and more across the region.
Construction crews were working Monday on final touches to the new Long Beach Fire Station 15, which also will be home to one of two fireboats that operate out of the Port of Long Beach.
The temporary migrant shelter that opened at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday, April 22, for children who were found at the border without parents could be a financial boon for the community, experts say.
The first group of migrant children arrived at the Long Beach Convention Center last Thursday, April 22, making it the second of three shelters for immigrant minors to open in Southern California amid an ongoing crisis at the southern border.
Violent crime has grown during the coronavirus in Long Beach — as it has in nearly every major city in the country — and officials are committed to addressing it as part of the city’s broader recovery plan.
Long Beach's public library system, with a large assist from Verizon, has begun lending Chromebooks and Mifi mobile hotspots to students and their parents.
Migrant children will likely begin arriving at Long Beach’s Convention Center some time this week, city officials announced Monday, April 19.
Downtown Long Beach Alliance has begun distributing $225,000 of city COVID-19 relief money to reimburse costs incurred by eatery and bar owners to move operations outside.
As the Queen Mary’s operator, Urban Commons, attempts to free itself from its contract with Long Beach in ongoing bankruptcy proceedings, the city is seeking compensation for what officials say are several failures by the firm.
Plans for a self-storage facility and RV park along the Los Angeles River in Long Beach will move forward, despite pushback from several community organizations.
Work has begun to widen the southbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway from Second Street, in front of the 2ND&PCH center in Long Beach.
Long Beach's shoreline will once again have food and drink for sale from city-owned concession stands, with most of those reopening this summer after a one-year hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Graffiti was found scrawled on parts of the Long Beach Convention Center on Monday morning, April 12, in the wake of the city’s recent agreement to temporarily house migrant children there sometime in the next couple of weeks.
Long Beach has a plan to develop a new park along its portion of the Los Angeles River — but activists who have pushed for more green space in the area say the proposal doesn’t go far enough.
While the duck pond in El Dorado Park just off Studebaker Road long has been a popular spot for families — especially those with young children — it also long has been a challenge for city maintenance and management crews.
Federal officials now have Long Beach’s permission to use the city’s Convention Center to temporarily house up to 1,000 migrant children.
Long Beach has taken a step forward in assessing the possibility of transferring Pier H in the Port of Long Beach — which includes the Queen Mary — to be overseen by the Board of Harbor Commissioners.
The Long Beach Convention Center likely will transform into a temporary migrant shelter in the coming days or weeks, as the United States deals with an ongoing crisis at the southern border, with a surge in unaccompanied minors.
Long Beach officials have been asked by federal officials about the availability of the Long Beach Convention Center to potentially house children crossing the border from Mexico, but nothing has gone beyond the discussion stage.
Long Beach's City Council will consider Tuesday whether to ask the Port of Long Beach and its Harbor Commission to take responsibility for the troubled Queen Mary and surrounding land.
Vice Mayor Rex Richardson announced today, Monday, he will ask the City Council to rename the new Houghton Park Community Center for Doris Topsy-Elvord.
New building projects continue to spring up in Long Beach, despite the hurdles many developers have had to overcome during the coronavirus pandemic — but one forthcoming project in the city will be built specifically because of the crisis.
Since becoming the 70th District state Assemblyman in 2014, Patrick O'Donnell has annually honored what he calls Women of Distinction.
Long Beach could offer up eight more licenses to operate retail cannabis storefronts in the months ahead — but only to those in communities who have been historically impacted by the war on drugs.
Robb Whitaker, the Water Replenishment District general manager whose retirement announcement triggered months of infighting, will make his exit today, Friday, just as the search for the district’s next leader begins again.
A final draft restoration plan from the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority targets the south 100 acres of the 503-acre complex for the first work.
Eagle Hospitality Trust, which oversees several corporations that operate the Queen Mary and own hotels in Pasadena, Anaheim and Palm Desert, filed a motion in federal court on Tuesday, March 9, to auction off several of its properties, including its lease for the legendary ship that makes i…
Staff at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) provided more details of a fare-free bus and train rider pilot program last month that may start as early as January 2022.