The Long Beach Police Department has added a new office that will review how it polices the city and potentially help change some practices.
The company that operates Long Beach's oil islands has filed bankruptcy in the face of extremely low oil prices and overwhelming debt — though the city shouldn't be impacted, officials said.
Long Beach faces a $30 million shortfall in its next fiscal year, but some of the city’s proposals to fill that hole may not have support on the City Council.
A portion of downtown Long Beach’s Pine Avenue will be closing to cars and opening for diners, barbers and workouts starting this weekend in an effort to help struggling businesses.
When Bonnie Lowenthal took the gavel last August to become president of the Long Beach Harbor Commission, the Port of Long Beach appeared to be on the verge of a banner year.
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.
Renters in Long Beach whose income has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can stay in their homes for two more months without worrying about evictions due to nonpayment.
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.
The recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic has hit Long Beach’s finances hard — and the city’s proposed $2.6 billion budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year reflects that.
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…
A decision to break with tradition and pass over the vice president of the Long Beach Unified School District’s board when it came time to choose a new leader has caused outrage among some city and community leaders.
Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price has called a second Public Safety Committee meeting this Friday, July 24, to continue conversations about police use of force policies.
The federal Paycheck Protection Program may have poured more than $360 million in forgivable loans into businesses in Long Beach and Signal Hill — which could have saved more than 41,000 jobs from being eliminated because of coronavirus-related closures, according to data published by the U.…
If there was any good news in Long Beach Monday following Gov. Gavin Newsom's rollback to stricter coronavirus restrictions, it was that most of the city had been experiencing them since July 1.
The fight against COVID-19 has significantly delayed construction of a permanent shelter and service center for homeless people, city officials said, but it still will be open before the end of summer.
There will be some changes when the Long Beach Senior Center on Fourth Street reopens post-coronavirus pandemic, and some people aren't happy about that.
JetBlue will end service at the Long Beach Airport as part of a move to consolidate its routes in the Los Angeles region, the company announced Thursday, July 9.
On July 3, 2018, MemorialCare personnel turned out the lights at Community Hospital of Long Beach, locked the doors and gave the keys back to the city.
A new education bill — which State Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell, D-Long Beach, introduced last week, seeks to limit liability related to the coronavirus for school districts this fall.
Demonstrators took to the streets of Long Beach again Friday, July 3, noting that a federal holiday was no time to interrupt their nationwide movement to end police brutality and racial discrimination.
Long Beach public libraries are closed now, but a new collection and related programs centering on race, equity and justice may be available once the libraries reopen.
Long Beach state Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell introduced a bill Monday, June 29, that would limit COVID-19 liability for school districts this fall.
The revitalization of Houghton Park, North Long Beach’s near-century old landmark, has finally wrapped up — but it doesn’t appear folks will get to visit its newly renovated community center any time soon.
Los Angeles County beaches will close for the Fourth of July weekend due to the increased cases of community spread of the coronavirus, officials said Monday, June 29.
Gaslamp Music + Bar + Kitchen owner Michael Neufeld wasted no time in booking dozens of acts after being told by city officials earlier this month that it was finally okay for restaurants to have live music again after reopening in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic — as long as they…
A partnership between the city and a nonprofit offers Long Beach residents access to more affordable internet service and less expensive computer equipment than ever before.
Long Beach has had a Citizens Police Complaint Commission (CPCC) since 1990 — and its role as an independent check of alleged police misconduct is under a microscope today.
Long Beach officials discussed police training and funding on Tuesday, amid recent nationwide protests calling for defunding of police departments following the death of George Floyd.
Explosions have set off car alarms, sent dogs scurrying for cover and disrupted sleep in neighborhoods all over Long Beach for nearly a month.
As expected, the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority has extended the time people and agencies have to comment on the draft Environmental Impact Report for restoration of the wetlands.
Neighborhood streets throughout Long Beach can soon be closed to make way for pedestrians, cyclists and businesses that want to expand beyond their storefronts.