A years-long effort to revitalize the Los Angeles River took a step forward on Wednesday, Jan. 13, when county officials released the draft version of the updated LA River Master Plan.
Cal State Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley issued a video statement Wednesday, Jan. 13, saying that the university has no plans to build anything on 22 acres of historic Puvungna tribal land on campus.
Army Corps of Engineers officials will meet online next Tuesday with members of the Long Beach Boat Owners Association and other stakeholders to talk about a plan to add rocky reefs and kelp beds along the Long Beach shore.
Residents of Carroll Park, a designated historic district, are attempting to fight installation of a 5G Wireless Transmission Facility near the center of the district.
In the weeks, months and years ahead, Long Beach residents can look forward to a mass coronavirus vaccination site at the Convention Center, a guaranteed income program for low-income college students, a $15 million tenant assistance program and a ballot initiative to reform the Citizen Poli…
A study detailing environmental impacts of restoration efforts at the Los Cerritos Wetlands (LCW) was unanimously certified Thursday, Jan. 7, by the LCW Authority.
On Jan. 1, 1896, a group calling itself the Long Beach Library Association opened the city's first library in a small building on Ocean Boulevard.
Long Beach is one step closer to implementing its Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, a years-in-the-making document that will guide the city’s sustainability policies for years to come.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Congress will resume the Electoral College proceedings once the Capitol is cleared of pro-Donald Trump protesters and safe for use.
A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the Water Replenishment District as staff, board members and the district’s attorneys try to navigate a legal minefield created by controversial attempts to hire former Carson Mayor Albert Robles as the agency’s new general manager.
A meeting of the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority is set for 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, with final certification of the Program Environmental Impact Report near the end of a heavy agenda.
One of the first items of business before the Long Beach City Council in 2021 could legitimize illegally converted garage apartments and other unpermitted housing.
A proposal to build an aerial tram system in downtown Long Beach will likely move forward early next year, as the developers behind the idea say they have secured private funding to conduct an initial study.
Every year just after Christmas, the city's Public Works Department sets up locations for people to drop off their Christmas trees so they can be turned into mulch.
State Health Department officials visited Community Hospital of Long Beach last week in what had been characterized as a "final inspection," but more issues have come up that likely will keep the hospital closed until after 2021 has arrived.
Plans for a 3-story self-storage facility on a vacant lot bordering the Los Angeles River in Long Beach will move forward, despite community pushback.
To the relief of parents, California quietly reversed the outdoor playground ban Wednesday in its regional stay-home order, which is now in effect for the state’s southern half and many Bay Area counties to control spread of the coronavirus.
When another federal stimulus package comes out, Long Beach will spend at least $5 million of it to help restaurants, breweries and bars that have been impacted by coronavirus-related closures.
Long Beach officials have begun announcing contracts for Coronavirus help services, with mental health and domestic violence assistance among the first to be signed.
On the day that Southern California fell under a restrictive coronavirus shutdown closing hair salons, barber shops, gyms and more, Mayor Robert Garcia said he wants to create a $5 million Personal Services and Fitness Resiliency Fund.
Concerned that meeting noticing requirements had not been met, the state Coastal Commission late Friday postponed a hearing about approval of the Belmont Beach and Aquatic Center.
State Sen. Lena Gonzalez will introduce a bill Monday in the California Senate to create a way local governments can finance high-speed broadband connectivity to areas where it doesn't exist now.
The Water Replenishment District of Southern California’s board has postponed its next meeting to Tuesday, Dec. 8, when it is expected to clarify a controversial vote to hire former Carson Mayor Albert Robles as general manager.
Southern California will likely soon be under a stay-at-home order, after state officials reported late Friday, Dec. 4, that the region’s intensive care unit bed capacity fell below 15%.
The Water Replenishment District of Southern California’s board of directors moved Thursday to hire a former board member forced out of office by the district attorney as its new general manager, despite concerns about his lack of qualifications and the rushed hiring process.
All of Southern California could soon be under much tighter coronavirus restrictions, after Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday, Dec. 3, announced a new stay-at-home order that will go into effect in areas where local intensive care bed availability is low — as coronavirus hospitalizations continu…
An $85 million Belmont Beach and Aquatics Center, planned on the site of the demolished Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, will be before the California Coastal Commission next Thursday, Dec. 10.
In an email at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority cancelled its Dec. 3 board meeting, where the Environmental Impact Report for restoration plans was set to be certified.
City Council approved zoning changes for Atlantic Avenue and Artesia Boulevard in north Long Beach last week, paving the way for new development while making the area more friendly for residents.
A complete rebuild of Artesia Boulevard through Long Beach took a big step Tuesday night when the City Council approved a $2.3 million contract for engineering design.
Boathouse Lane, the road between Marine Stadium and the Spinnaker Bay housing development, should close one hour after dusk, not 10 p.m., the City Council agreed Tuesday night.
Nov. 15-21 has been designated International Fraud Awareness Week, and Long Beach City Auditor Laura Doud says it's more important than ever to be alert.
Long Beach currently allows residents to rent out their properties on such sites as Airbnb, but only if they are present throughout the guest’s stay. That won’t remain the case for long.
The old North Branch Library will continue to act as a shelter for the homeless, now being designated as the official winter shelter for the area.
A $300,000 study this spring has apparently proven pumping sand and water from one beach to the Peninsula isn't feasible — but there may be hope for another option.
A new mixed-use development project, consisting of 138 rental units spread across two five-story buildings, is coming to Pacific Coast Highway between Pacific and Cedar avenues in Central Long Beach.
Long Beach could soon change rules requiring property owners who want to rent out rooms on sites like Airbnb to be present throughout the guest’s stay.
A decade ago, the State Water Resources Control Board decreed that electricity providers had to stop using water to cool their generating plants.
The city of Long Beach Monday offered business owners affected by the Coronavirus pandemic another three weeks to pay some city fees that had been due March 16 and later.